BIMCO And ICS Prepare For New Seafarer Workforce Report

With the future of crewing high up on the schedule, BIMCO and also ICS are getting ready for the launch of the most recent Seafarer Workforce Report (formerly called the Manpower Report), the market common source for ship drivers, firms and also federal governments looking for the marketplace knowledge they require to create crewing and also training methods suitable for the future.

“The shipping industry is evolving rapidly,” states Guy Platten, Secretary General of the International Chamber ofShipping “With the challenges and changes wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, decarbonisation and rapid technological developments, ship operators now more than ever need a management tool that provides them with an understanding of both today’s and tomorrow’s crewing landscape.”

The brand-new Seafarer Workforce Report will certainly be the important device in preparing ship procedures for a post-COVID globe and also to make sure that the policies and also plans being established will certainly be suitabled for function.

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Over the following couple of months delivering business, nationwide maritime managements, and also maritime education and learning and also training establishments will certainly be asked to add to the brand-new record. Their understanding and also information on the condition of maritime training and also employment, attrition and also retention prices and also the number and also accounts of seafarers certified and also certificated under the STCW Convention will certainly give the structure for this reliable magazine.

“I believe that this study will be one of the most important that we have launched. The COVID-19 pandemic represents a crew change crisis as well a financial crisis for our industry that may influence the global supply and demand of seafarers for many years to come. The result will help provide answers to where the shipping world is heading and what new crewing initiatives might be required,” states David Loosley, BIMCO Secretary General.

For the last three decades, BIMCO and also ICS have actually on a regular basis performed a detailed study of the globe’s supply and also need of seafarers, establishing its style and also web content to satisfy the transforming requirements of the market.

The brand-new Seafarer Workforce Report is anticipated to be released in 2021. It will certainly include:

  • Detailed price quotes of the present supply and also need for seafarers for the globe fleet, consisting of country-specific numbers.
  • Forward forecasts for the most likely supply and also need circumstances in the following years.
  • Identification of numerous maritime training, employment and also retention patterns and also their possible repercussions.

Reference: ics-shipping. org

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