Prepared by BIMCO and ICS, this comprehensive report details the global seafarer workforce supply and demand situation. With contributions from national maritime administrations, shipping companies, maritime education and training institutions and industry experts, this report is considered to be an essential tool for those tasked with developing crewing and training strategies.
The 2021 edition contains:
- Detailed estimates of the current supply and demand for seafarers for the world fleet, including country-specific figures;
- Details of the demographic composition of the supply of seafarers;
- Forward projections for the likely supply and demand situations over the next five years; and
- Identification of various maritime training, recruitment and retention trends and their potential consequences.
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