Ship Operations and Management

Ship Operations and Management


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Ship operations and management

We offer a unique combination of specialist expertise and experience to support the operational, technical and strategic needs of ship owners and operators.

Everyday operational and management concerns are clearly a vital dynamic of the maritime industry and every year Drewry's research team publish two comprehensive reports analysing and predicting operational overheads and specific management and resourcing considerations for owners, operators and other stakeholders.

Drewry's two annual management/operational reports:

Ship Operating Costs provides information and analysis of ship operating costs for 37 different ship types and sizes, while the annual Manning report reviews the trends in seafarer (officer and ratings) in the past decade and forecasts seafarer requirements five years ahead.

Meanwhile, our consultants typically provide shipowners, investors and leaders with technical due diligence support, in addition to other ship operations related advice.

An elite and diverse group of industry stakeholders from shipowners, to charterers, investors and financial intermediaries rely on our range of market research, sector expertise and commercial experience to help inform decisions, reduce costs and drive performance improvement.

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Market conditions force down ship operating costs

The cost of operating cargo ships has fallen for two successive years but is forecast to rise in 2017 and beyond, according to Drewry’s latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast.

Slowing shipping fleet growth to ease officer shortage

Slowing growth in the size of the shipping fleet will reduce the shortage of officers over the coming years, according to the latest Manning report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.

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Manning 2016

Manning 2016

Annual Review and Forecast · Latest release 24 Jun 2016

Is seafarer supply matching the demand from today’s global fleet? Drewry Maritime Research’s Manning 2016 report tackles this critical question and sets out the facts concerning wage rates and terms of employment that dictate the cost of manning vessels today.

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