Shipping KPI monthly news November 2018


About the Shipping KPI system – User Guide

The Shipping KPI User Guide version 2.0 has been updates and published on the Shipping KPI website. The guide serves as a comprehensive user manual for both new and active users. For new users, the guide is valuable because it covers all steps from registration to how to use all the basic functions in the system such as how to use the KPI book, how to import and submit ships’ data or benchmarking. For existing users, the guide can be used to look up recommended procedures or typical errors when working with the system.

The User Guide illustrates step by step how to work with a specific function of the KPI system and offers clear explanations, screenshots and notes. If you are a new user or simply wish to explore the Shipping KPI system, the User Guide is the best way to start. For existing users, the guide is a good place to check for information if users experience problems or challenges.

The Shipping KPI User Guide version 2.0 can be viewed or downloaded at:

As mentioned in previous KPI news, there are other documents available on the Shipping KPI website which complement each other. You can look them up by following the link below. The documentation section is on the bottom left of the page:

Monthly random KPI – KPI016 : HR deficiencies

The KPI expresses the ratio between HR related deficiencies (raised during external inspections and audits) and the total number of recorded external inspections and audits. External audits include non-conformities but exclude observations.

KPI value example

 PI035  Number of HR related deficiencies  = 3
 PI052  Number of recorded external inspections  = 2
 KPI Value  HR deficiencies  = 3/2=1.5

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About BIMCO's Shipping KPI System

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  • Provides an accurate comparison of ships
  • Has anonymised data
  • Boosts performance improvements
  • Ship/fleet/industry benchmarking


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