Global Maritime Issues Monitor 2021

The Global Maritime Issues Monitor 2021 explores major global issues in the maritime industry, and charts their impact, likelihood and preparedness in the coming decade. This year, the report also deep dives into different climate policies available in the maritime space and leaders’ perceptions of the policies’ efficacy.

October 27 2021

What impact will major global issues will have on the maritime industry over the next 10 years? What is the likelihood of the these issues occurring within the next 10 years? How prepared is the maritime industry to deal with them? Which climate policies do leaders think would be the most effective in the industry’s transition to zero emissions? The Global Maritime Issues Monitor 2021 seeks to explore these and other questions important to long-term decision making in the sector.

Key findings include:

  • Decarbonization and other environmental issues come to the fore
  • Talent shortages loom in the background as a result of the crew change crisis
  • Digital issues re-emerge as a priority in light of recent attacks
  • Economic and geopolitical issues overshadowed by environmental issues

The report is based on research among senior maritime leaders from around the world and commentary from more than a dozen other leaders and experts. It is produced in collaboration between the Global Maritime Forum, Marsh and International Union of Marine Insurance.

Download the Global Maritime Issues Monitor 2021 here.