Toolbox meeting, also known as pre job meeting, was started first in construction industry to discuss jobs, dangers, concerns and any query by the workers. Later on it became a practice which almost all industry started to follow up and became integral part of any job. …The incident and accident data of industries are readily available because governing body is controlling them, but in shipping not much information and data available about incidents and accidents on board. Companies don’t share them on common platform or with each other. Perhaps it is believed that it would diminish organization’s reputation, it is cumulative loss to shipping industry and its community.
We expect a fair KPI reporting for the industry learning and performance improvement. If reporting from each shipping companies are true then we believe that industry will gain from the BIMCO initiative.
BIMCO has launched Shipping KPI (Key performance indicator) System which is new start for shipping industry to benchmarks the performance of Ship, fleet and industry. As per information from Bimco, it has been developed with the help of 20 shipping related companies. Key features of this tool are;
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