10.5% of containership fleet remains unavailable due to delays

9:35pm 19th June 2022





The number of containerships delayed at ports has started to improve, however 10.5% of the global fleet capacity remains unavailable.

As global supply chain disruption continues there has been a significant improvement in the number of containerships waiting at port for berths according to analysis by Sea-Intelligence.

Since between January and April the percentage of the global fleet unavailable due to delays fell from 13.8% to 10.5%.

“This means that 3.3% of the global fleet has been released back into operation from January to April,” commented Alan Murphy, CEO of Sea-Intelligence.

While a marked improvement it still equates to effective 10% cut in global capacity at time when demand remains extremely high.

Looking to the landside a terminal congestion index calculated by Sea-Intelligence shows considerable improvement. The index has fallen from 95% earlier in the year to under 50%, although much of the improvement has been seen in the Med rather the largest ports in North Europe.

“On a port level, distinct improvements are seen in Spain, Italy, and Greece, whereas at the other end of the scale there is not much improvement in Rotterdam and Hamburg,” Murphy said.

By Marcus Hand

Source: seatrade-maritime.com

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