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BIMCO / ICS Seafarer Workforce Report 2021 Warns For 'Serious Potential Officer Shortage'

BIMCO / ICS Seafarer Workforce Report 2021 Warns For ‘Serious Potential Officer Shortage’

The Seafarer Workforce Report has been launched today (28th July), by BIMCO and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). It warns that the shipping industry is heading towards a serious shortage of ‘Potential Officers’, primarily due to the growing demand of STCW (Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping) certified officers.