Shipping KPIs monthly news April 2018


Hamburg, Germany is the next stop in our series of BIMCO Shipping KPI relaunch events. Register now for this free event being held on Tuesday 24/04/2018. 

There will be a KPI launch event in Hamburg, Germany on Tuesday 24/04/2018 with a presentation and demonstration of new or updated features in the Shipping KPI system.

Register now for this free event.

More KPI launch events and KPI system demonstrations are planned in a number of locations. Information about these future events will be announced on the BIMCO website and local owners / managers will receive invitations directly.

About Shipping KPI system – Benchmarking tips

The benchmarking information is responsive and easy to interact with. By clicking one of those columns in the bar chart, you can get the breakdown data from it. The breakdown can be narrowed down to PI level, so it will be easy for you to track down which lower-level value directly affect the higher-level value. Below is the illustration of an example on SPI005 – Operational Performance (all of the data is for testing and not real):

1. Choose a column that you want breakdown information (the column will change colour to yellow):

2. The breakdown information will be shown below it:

3. You can keep clicking the bar until it reaches lowest level which is PI:

For more information

Please email any comments and questions to Peter Lundahl Rasmussen:

About BIMCO's Shipping KPI System

  • It has 64 different indicators
  • Provides an accurate comparison of ships
  • Has anonymised data
  • Boosts performance improvements
  • Ship/fleet/industry benchmarking


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