Shipping Line Congestion Still a Problem

In July, schedule reliability among the world’s shipping lines fell for the first time since February, as congestion in northern Europe and on the US west coast took its toll on global performance.

Schedule reliability fell almost four percentage points from 75.6% in June to 71.6%.

July’s schedule reliability is based on a record number of vessel calls, with as many as 10,966 arrivals recorded.

In terms of individual carriers,