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Manning 2017

Annual Review and Forecast

August 2017

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Manning 2017

Comprehensive analysis of manning costs

Is seafarer supply matching the demand from today’s global fleet? Drewry Maritime Research’s Manning 2017 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 2021.
  • Supply - Where is the global supply coming from and how has this changed? Projected additional officer requirements 2017–2021.
  • Demand - Fleet sector changes 2004-2017 for the 6 main vessel sectors of chemicals, containers, dry bulk, LNG, LPG and oil tankers and projected officer requirements.
  • Crew wages and employment terms - Master wages 2002-2017, ITF uniform "TCC" collective agreement 2012-2017, crew budget, terms and conditions of service.
  • Country analysis - Seafarer numbers 1990-end 2016, 2017 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 2017 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 11 suppliers of seafarers

News

Global BCOs hit by 4th quarter of rising contract rates from Asia

Global BCOs hit by 4th quarter of rising contract rates from Asia
Contract freight rates paid by Beneficial Cargo Owners to move their products by container have increased for a 4th consecutive quarter, according to actual contract rate data from the Drewry Benchmarking Club.

Drewry warns BCOs to adapt their contract strategy

International transport and logistics executives using container shipping are facing the biggest shift in their ocean provider base for 20 years, and must adapt their procurement and contract strategy, according to Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.

Shipping’s recovery insufficient to lift seafarer wage costs

Despite a recovery in cargo shipping markets, ship manning costs will remain suppressed as shipowners and operators continue to be financially challenged, according to Drewry’s latest Manning report.

Competition to keep container equipment leasing rates under pressure

Leasing companies are tightening their stranglehold over container equipment ownership, as ocean carriers cut back on new purchasing and sell older inventory for leaseback, according to Drewry’s latest Container Census & Leasing annual.

Events

Container Trade Europe

Come and see Drewry share its latest maritime research insights at JOC Container Trade Europe Event

Ports and Terminals Market Briefing

Join us at 0900 BST on Tues, 19 September 2017 for an online briefing during which we will share key findings from our latest Ports and Terminals Insight quarterly report, published at the end of August 2017. The session will be hosted by Neil Davidson, Senior Analyst in Drewry’s Ports and Terminals practice and Martin Dixon, Director - Head of Research Products. Both executives will be available to take questions following a short 20 minute presentation.

Cool Logistics Global

Meet Drewry Supply Chain Advisors at Cool Logistics Global