Labor Market Dynamics in the Maritime Industry. Sea Agglomerations

  • Simona Mina Assoc. Prof. PhD., Constanta Maritime University, Romania
Keywords: human resources, decline labour market, maritime industry

Abstract

One of the hypotheses of the present study is that the trend in human resources in maritime organizations in the European system is declining and the number of European sailors is decreasing steadily. Despite the efforts made by some governments in the Member States of the European Union, the policies aimed at reducing the decline in the labour market of the maritime industry in Europe, the number of European sailors is continuing to decline. The present scientific opinion joins the efforts of the institutions to find the reasons why the evolution of the human resources in the European maritime organizations is descending.
A second hypothesis of the study is linked to the EU's desire to implement effective policies in supporting the entire maritime conglomerate in the long run, with the review and modification of all previously implemented policies. The paper examines the possible types of subsidies granted by Member States to shipping companies and ship owners and how this financial support will lie in the degree of engagement and activation of seafarers domiciled in the EU, within the maritime labour market.

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Published
2019-10-08