OOCL tops ocean carrier reliability chart, with Yang Ming taking wooden spoon
Hong Kong container shipping line OOCL has been named as the most reliable carrier by SeaIntel ...
The next victim of the ongoing recession in liner shipping is schedule reliability, warns Drewry. Despite carrier claims that the era of slow-steaming means that more buffers have been built into liner schedules, the reality is that no carrier is going to increase vessel speeds while fuel costs remain prohibitive – and the reliability index doesn’t even take into account the series of skipped voyages, which have so frustrated shippers. After all, a voyage that never took place can’t be measured for its reliability in the first place.
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