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Manning Annual Review and Forecast 2020/21

Annual Review and Forecast

June 2020

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Comprehensive analysis of manning costs

Manning Annual Review & Forecast Annual 2020/21 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 2010-2020 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 2021-2025
  • 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 2025
  • 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 2025
  • 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 2025
  • Country analysis - Seafarer supply 2013-2020, 2020 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
  • Seafarer mental health – The challenges of a career at sea and employer mitigation options, including results of ship operator surveys

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  • All-encompassing global study based on surveys covering approximately 38,000 officers serving on 2,900 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

 

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