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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

Depressed outlook for long-haul routes in chemical shipping market

Depressed outlook for long-haul routes in chemical shipping market
Chemical shipping freight rates will weaken through 2018 due to the depressed outlook on overtonnaged long haul routes, according to Drewry’s latest Chemical Forecaster.

Slippages from 2017 to prevent recovery of LNG shipping charter rates in 2018

Increasing vessel supply will keep LNG charter rates under pressure in 2018, despite strong growth in trade, according to Drewry’s latest LNG Forecaster.

Drewry’s Global Reefer Freight Rate Index increases for 4th consecutive quarter

Drewry’s Global Reefer Freight Rate Index has recorded only increases over the last 12 months, even during off-peak seasons.

Drewry spend analytics and benchmarking services move online

Members of the Drewry Benchmarking Club now have access to automated online analytics and benchmarking to support their tender management and cost monitoring processes.

Events

18th TMP Annual Conference

Chas Deller to discuss Global Ocean freight procurement and present Drewry’s outlook for the sector.

Port Technology Container Terminal Automation Conference

Neil Davidson to speak in the opening session discussing Drewry’s outlook for the sector.

Intermodal Asia 2018

Tim Power to attend as a keynote speaker at the opening forum ’Overview of the Container Shipping Market’.