BENCHMARKING & MONITORING
- Benchmarking & Monitoring
VIQ (Vessel Inspection Questionnaire)
The Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ) benchmarking database is based on the current SIRE VIQ and has been developed by INTERTANKO's Vetting Committee and TMSA Working Group. The VIQ benchmarking database uses a simple traffic light system, incorporating either red or green (as well as a numerical value) to indicate if the number of your fleet average, SIRE VIQ observations, as recorded by the SIRE inspector, are above or below the number of SIRE VIQ observations recorded in the database for the collective of the INTERTANKO fleet.
Red = above INTERTANKO fleet average
Green = below INTERTANKO fleet average
There are three main columns shown in the database based upon the SIRE VIQ chapters, these are repeated, in view of the fact that chapter 8 of the SIRE VIQ includes a different chapter for "petroleum", "chemical" and "gas". Thus, it is necessary to complete the relevant column as appropriate to your fleet type.
Calculation of your Fleet Average Deficiency
The following formula will need to be used to calculate your Fleet average deficiency for each SIRE VIQ chapter:
"Total number of deficiencies per SIRE VIQ chapter, divided by Total number of inspections"
The time period used should be any rolling period of 12 months.
The Benchmarking and Database Tools are exclusive to INTERTANKO Members - you must be logged in to use them.
You do not currently have access to the selected tool - please click here to request access, stating the name of the tool(s) you would like access to.
By requesting access, you confirm that you have read and accepted the terms and conditions.
© INTERTANKO. All documents, and image-files are property of INTERTANKO.
The use of the benchmarking database is subject to the following:
The content of the database is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
The information is compiled by INTERTANKO and whilst we endeavour to keep it up to date and correct, neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee of any kind, express or implied, as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness, completeness or suitability of the information found or offered on the benchmarking database for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk and it shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any information available through the database meets your specific requirements.
The contents of the database are copyright of INTERTANKO. Any redistribution or reproduction of all or part of the contents in any form is prohibited save that the user may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for the user’s own use.
The benchmarking database and the use of it are governed by English Law. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes connected to or arising out of use of the benchmarking database.