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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Global Seafarer Supply & Demand Questions: New Report

June 6, 2014

Ship's officer: File photo

Ship's officer: File photo

How has the seafarer supply changed in relation to the wider changes in the size of the world merchant fleet? Drewry's latest Manning report tackles the question, and also provides forecasts up to 2018 in a new publication on sale now.


  • Supply - Where is the global supply coming from and how has this changed from 1990?
  • Demand - Fleet sector changes 2004 -2014 for 6 vessel types, projected officer requirements.
  • Crew wages and employment terms - Master wages 2001 - 2014, ITF uniform "TCC" collective agreement 2012, 2013 & 2014, calculating crew budget, terms & conditions of service.
  • Country analysis - Seafarer numbers 1990 - 2014, wage breakdowns 2014 across 10 grades, premium rates, reputation & market sentiment. Data covers China, Croatia, India, Latvia, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine and UK.

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