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Maersk Line caps off 2013 as the most reliable carrier for the fourth quarter: Drewry

LONDON, UK–Maersk Line remains the most reliable carrier amid ship reliability being at a nine-quarter low across the industry, according to the Carrier Performance Insight published by Drewry for Q4. 

Maersk Line had n on-time performance score of 80.1%, an increase of 0.8 percentage points from the third quarter. Only seven other carriers improved their all-trade reliability, with weaker performances from 19 other major carriers bringing down the Q4 overall score to 63.8% (down 5.3 percentage points from Q3), said a release. 

Maersk Line also comes out ahead in the Asia/Europe/Mediterranean (89.9%) and transpacific (83.8%) trades.

Starting this year, Maersk Line will use the SeaIntel database as its reliability measurement benchmark.