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The Leading Shipping Benchmarks

To get to where you’re going, you must know where you are. That’s where the Shipping Benchmark Initiative can help. Your participation in one or more of the six SBI benchmark surveys will give you the data-driven insights you need to get ahead in the volatile world of global shipping.

Since 2009, BCG’s Shipping Benchmarking Initiative has been running 6 distinct benchmarks covering the most important aspects of the shipping business. Providing the most comprehensive and reliable benchmarks in the shipping industry, SBI is an important resource for any shipping executive. 

Whether you are looking to attain cost leadership, improve commercial performance, or develop a digital strategy, SBI can help you unlock the information you need to chart the right course.

BCG's Six SBI Benchmarks

Vessel OPEX

Shore Cost

Bunker Procurement

Bunker Consumption



What the SBI Delivers

For every benchmarking survey you sign up for, you receive customized reports and data. (View output examples.):

A Personalized Report

A Personalized Data File

A Tailored Executive Presentation

Advanced analytics

Shipping Benchmark Initiative