Seafarer Statistics in the EU - Statistical review (2021 data STCW-IS)
he statistical review presented in this report is based on data extracted from certificates and endorsements registered by EU Member States, Iceland and Norway until 31 December 2021. This data which was transferred and recorded in the STCW Information System (STCW-IS) until 31 December 2022, represents a snapshot of the European labour market in terms of the number of seafarers holding valid certificates and endorsements in 2021.
The main beneficiaries of this eight statistical review, for policy-making purposes, are the EU Member States, the Commission and the European Parliament. Additionally, ship owners and ship operators may continue to derive added value in terms of knowing the magnitude of manpower available in the EU to crew their vessels. The information provided in this review is also intended to be useful to maritime education and training institutions in the EU, as it could facilitate assessing market needs for these services. Finally, researchers, seafarers and the organisations that represent them may find valuable data and analysis in the review.
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