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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

Ship operating costs reach inflection point as inflation returns

Ship operating costs reach inflection point as inflation returns
Average vessel operating costs rose modestly for the second year in succession following two years of marked declines, according to Drewry’s latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast.

Car carriers on the up despite rising uncertainty

Car carrier shipping is expected to continue its recovery from the trough of 2016, supported by improving utilisation, according to the Drewry’s Finished Vehicle Shipping Annual Review and Forecast report.

Drewry launches ‘Cost Impact Calculator’ to help shippers prepare for and better understand fuel costs post-IMO 2020

Responding to the needs of Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs) ahead of the IMO 2020 global emission regulation, Drewry announces the addition of a new BAF formula and fuel cost benchmarking service to its range of ocean freight procurement support services.

Liner balance postponed

A gloomier world economic outlook and rising trade tensions have forced Drewry to downgrade its forecast for container demand over the next five years, according to the latest Container Forecaster.

Events

Container Ports webinar briefing: What container vessel cascading is heading for ports?

Join us at 0900 or 1600 GMT on Tues, 11 Dec 2018 to find out more on our latest research covering the container ports and terminals market. 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 at Drewry. Both executives will be available to take questions following a short 20 minute presentation.

10th Chemical & Product Tanker Conference

Hugo Finlay to provide in-depth analysis of the chemical and product tanker market fundamentals.

24th Maritime HR & Crew Management Summit

Drewry to present the outlook for manning and ship operating costs.