Shipping KPIs monthly news July 2018

Shipping KPIs monthly news July 2018


The BIMCO Shipping KPI presentation event is coming to Hong Kong on 23rd July. The event is free but requires registration using this link.Information about future Shipping KPI events and registration will be announced on the BIMCO homepage and invitations will be sent to local shipowners and managers.

Information about future Shipping KPI events and registration will be announced on the BIMCO homepage and invitations will be sent to local shipowners and managers.

About Shipping KPI system – New milestone 

In the beginning of July, BIMCO Shipping KPIs reached a new milestone: more than 6,000 ships in the database. The value of the benchmarking information is in direct proportion to the number of ships registered in the system.  

In order to make the Shipping KPI system more user friendly, an API (Application Programming Interface) feature has been developed to integrate Shipping KPI system with external application or software, which assists with transfer of data and information. However, the user must activate this feature and register its use for the security reasons. Information about integrating application and API documentation is available here:

Monthly random KPI - KPI020: Navigational incidents

This KPI expresses the company’s ability to avoid navigational incidents.
The KPI counts any navigational incident resulting in a collision, allision or grounding. All incidents are counted regardless of the cause of the incident.

KPI Value Example
 PI014  Number of collisions in a quarter = 0
 PI022  Number of allisions in a quarter

= 1

 PI033  Number of groundings in a quarter = 2
 KPI Value  Navigational incidents = 0+1+2 = 3

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
Vy Lee
By Vy Le
in Copenhagen, DK


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