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Manning Annual Review and Forecast 2018/19

Annual Review and Forecast

July 2018

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Manning

Comprehensive analysis of manning costs

Is seafarer supply matching the demand from today’s global fleet? Drewry Maritime Research’s Manning Annual Review & Forecast 2018/19 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 Seafarer - 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 2023.
  • Seafarer supply - Where is the global supply coming from and how has this changed? Projected additional officer supply 2019–2023.
  • Seafarer demand - Fleet sector changes 2010-2018 for the 6 main vessel sectors of chemicals, containers, dry bulk, LNG, LPG and oil tankers. Projected fleet development and officer requirements 2019-2023.
  • Benchmark crew wages and employment terms - Officer wage rates 2010-2018 covering chemical, container, dry bulk, LPG, LNG and oil tankers, ITF uniform "TCC" collective agreement 2014-2018.
  • Crew budgets - Crewing budgets including wage, victualing, travel and miscellaneous costs, covering 33 different vessel types & sizes for the above cargo carrying 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 2019-2023.
  • Country analysis - Seafarer numbers 2012-2018, 2018 wage rates 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 Annual Review & Forecast 2018/19 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 2023
  • Manning budgets for 33 types of vessel
  • Country profiles of the top 11 suppliers of seafarers

News

Proposed US auto tariffs would have a significant negative impact on key East-West trade routes

Proposed US auto tariffs would have a significant negative impact on key East-West trade routes
Key US ports, leading global container lines and specialist car carriers will all be adversely impacted should the proposed US auto tariffs be implemented in the second quarter of 2019, according to an impact analysis published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.

Satisfaction survey in container transport: Shippers dissatisfied with clarity of surcharges and transit times

The level of satisfaction concerning container carriers among exporters, importers, and freight forwarders falls marginally, according to the third annual shipper satisfaction survey of Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC).

A foggy outlook for container shipping, but a brighter tomorrow still likely

The container shipping industry is facing an exceptionally high level of uncertainty, ranging from the extra cost associated with IMO 2020 and how much carriers will recover from shippers, to the possibility of a trade recession and unknown future engagement by shipowners in large vessel building programmes, according to Drewry’s latest Container Forecaster.

Second study identifies routing options and ample terminal capacity to gear-up short-sea container services, post-Brexit, to alleviate congestion through Dover

Alternative capacity could be provided by short-sea container services between the UK and EU to alleviate possible congestion at the Port of Dover post-Brexit, according to a study by global shipping consultancy Drewry.

Events

JOC Breakbulk & Project Cargo

Susan Oatway to present the outlook for the breakbulk and project cargo shipping market.

Port Technology Container Terminal Automation Conference 2019

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

Global Liner Shipping

Philippe Salles to discuss guaranteed services and prices in liner shipping, its limitations, problems and impact on the business.