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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.