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Manning 2016

Annual Review and Forecast

June 2016

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Manning 2016

Comprehensive analysis of manning costs

Is seafarer supply matching the demand from today’s global fleet? Drewry Maritime Research’s Manning 2016 report tackles this question and also sets out the facts concerning wage rates and terms of employment that dictate the cost of manning vessels.

  • Global Seafarers - supply and demand - How has the seafarer supply changed in relation to the wider changes in the size of the world merchant fleet? Drewry provides forecasts up to 2020.
  • Supply - Where is the global supply coming from and how has this changed? Projected additional officer requirements 2016–2020
  • Demand - Fleet sector changes 2004 -2016 for 6 vessel types and projected officer requirements.
  • Crew wages and employment terms - Master wages 2001 - 2016, ITF uniform "TCC" collective agreement 2012, 2013 and 2014/5, calculating crew budget, terms and conditions of service.
  • Country analysis - Seafarer numbers 1990- end 2015, 2016 wage breakdown across 10 grades, premium rates, reputation and market sentiment. Data covers Bulgaria, China, Croatia, India, Latvia, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine and UK.

 

Manning 2016 is one of Drewry Maritime Research’s annual reports, providing you with a comprehensive data and analysis of manning in international shipping and a unique tool to help you benchmark your costs against the industry.


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Fast facts...

  • 15 years supply and demand analysis
  • Projections of officer requirements until 2021 
  • Manning budgets for 30 types of vessel
  • Country profiles of the top 10 suppliers of seafarers

News

VLGC asset values to fall in sync with freight outlook

VLGC asset values to fall in sync with freight outlook
Given the weak freight rate outlook for LPG shipping over the next twelve months, Drewry believes there is more downside risk to VLGC second-hand values, according to its latest LPG Forecaster.

Increasing long-haul crude trade insufficient to support tanker shipping rates

Rising long haul crude exports from the US and Nigeria will not be sufficient to increase tanker shipping rates, given lower anticipated Middle East output and surging tonnage supply, according to the Drewry’s latest Tanker Forecaster.

Spectre of oversupply haunts chemical shipping

The shipping fleet trading in chemical and vegoil markets is expected to accelerate at a much faster pace than demand, weakening earning prospects, according to Drewry’s latest Chemical Forecaster.

Firm demand will continue to support dry bulk shipping

Drewry expects dry bulk shipping charter rates will continue to recover, with firm demand and controlled fleet growth, according to its latest Dry Bulk Forecaster.

Events

Argus Petrochemical Asia 2017

Drewry will present the outlook for China domestic and imports of methanol shipping market.

Black Sea Container Summit

Drewry will present its outlook on the state of container transport in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

South Carolina International Trade Conference

Drewry will present its outlook for the global container shipping industry.