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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

Manning costs to rise below inflation on easing officer supply shortfall

Manning costs to rise below inflation on easing officer supply shortfall
Manning costs have risen moderately over the past 12 months, checked by easing officer supply shortage, and are forecast to rise at a similar pace over the next five years, according to Drewry’s latest Manning Annual Review and Forecast.

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.

Events

TOC Europe 2019

Neil Davidson and Leticia Astudillo to present Drewry’s ports and terminals outlook for 2019.

Automotive Logistics Global Munich 2019

Join Tom Ossieur discussing changing markets, changing networks, and changing capacity in global Finished Vehicle shipping.

Cool Logistics Global 2019

Meet Martin Dixon to hear Drewry’s Outlook for Perishable Reefer Shipping