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Manning Annual Review and Forecast 2019/20

Annual Review and Forecast

May 2019

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Manning

Comprehensive analysis of manning costs

Manning Annual Review & Forecast Annual 2019/20 provides one of the most complete annual assessments of vessel manning costs available in a single source. Seafarer cost assessments, trends and employment terms are provided for 35 representative ship types, spanning the chemical, container, dry bulk, general cargo, LPG, LNG, offshore, oil tankers, reefers and RoRo sectors. The report also examines current and projected supply and demand for seafarers and the likely impact on skills requirements and wage costs.

  • Benchmark crew wages and employment terms - Officer wage rates 2010-2019 and voyage length/leave by nationality covering container, dry bulk, LNG and tankers
  • Crew budgets - Crewing budgets including wage, victualing, travel and miscellaneous costs, for 35 different vessel types & sizes covering the chemical, container, dry bulk, general cargo, LPG, LNG, offshore, oil tankers, reefers and RoRo sectors
  • Employment terms & 5-year cost forecasts - Trends in terms and conditions of service, including voyage length and leave, as well as manning cost forecasts covering the period 2020-2024
  • Seafarer supply – Latest trends and projections for seafarer supply, including assessments of key drivers such as occupation and wage rate attractiveness relative to shore-based roles, with forecasts of officer supply to 2024
  • Seafarer demand – Latest trends and projections for seafarer demand, including assessment of key drivers such as fleet development by sector, on-board numbers and backup ratios, with forecasts of officer demand to 2024
  • Global seafarer supply and demand – Complete analysis and projections for seafarer availability, together with implications for different vessel sectors and overall wage levels, as well as forecasts to 2024
  • Country analysis - Seafarer supply 2013-2019, 2019 wage rates breakdown across 10 pay grades, premium rates, pay relative to shore-based roles, seafarer reputation and market sentiment. Data covers Bulgaria, China, Croatia, India, Latvia, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine and UK
  • Rising seafarer supply regions/countries: Analysis of emerging sources of seafarer supply in Africa and South East Asia. Data covers Indonesia, Myanmar and Vietnam
  • Automation & digitisation – Projection of the impact of vessel automation and digitalisation on the supply and demand for seafarers, crewing strategy implications, training needs and manning costs

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  • All-encompassing global study, based on surveys covering 40,000 officers serving on 3,000 deepsea vessels
  • Manning cost assessments and budgets by nationality across 35 vessel type/ sizes
  • 10-year historical time series and 5-year forecasts of manning costs
  • 5-year projects of seafarer supply and demand
  • Country profiles of the top 11 suppliers of seafarers
  • All report tables, charts and graphs provided in MS Excel format

 

News

Drewry: modest outlook for container market

Drewry: modest outlook for container market
The outlook for the container shipping market remains soft despite the welcome boost of the ‘phase one’ trade agreement signed by the US and China, according to Drewry’s latest Container Forecaster.

Drewry launches new fuel advisory services for shippers and forwarders

Drewry’s freight cost benchmarking and procurement support division, is pleased to announce the launch of a new range of fuel advisory and management services designed exclusively for shippers and forwarders.

Drewry publishes first low-sulphur BAF reference price

As part of a series of initiatives aimed at bringing greater transparency to fuel costs resulting from the new IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation, Drewry is pleased to announce the publication of its first low-sulphur reference bunker index tracker.

Ship operating costs rise on higher R&M and insurance spend

Underlying vessel operating cost inflation accelerated moderately in 2019 on higher repair & maintenance and insurance spend, while costs are expected to continue rising at a similar pace in 2020, according to Drewry’s latest Ship Operating Costs Annual.

Events

Ship Operating Costs Trends Briefing

Join us at 0900 GMT or 1600 GMT on Tues, 4 February 2020 for an online briefing on the key trends and outlook in ship operating costs. The webinar presentation will analyse recent trends and outlook in the main expenditure elements of vessel operating costs, covering 46 different ship types and sizes across all the main cargo shipping markets, as well as several niche segments such as multipurpose and car carriers.

ASEAN Ports & Shipping 2020

Join Jayendu Krishna presenting the economic outlook and its impact on regional competition.

TPM 2020 Conference

Philip Damas to discuss IMO2020 and strategies for BCOs to tackle carrier contracting negotiations.