Pactow Fleet SWOT Analysis1 - Mind Map

Pactow Fleet SWOT Analysis1 Mind Map
 
 
 
 

Pactow Fleet SWOT Analysis1 - Mind Map

27 days ago by: Neil Papenfus
 
 
  • Pactow Fleet SWOT Analysis
    • Strengths
      • Dominant Market Position
      • Products
        • Quality
        • Appearance of Reliability
      • Management
        • Committed
        • Confident
      • Product Dominance
      • In Country Experience
    • Weaknesses
      • Gaps
        • Distribution
          • Smaller ports requiring tugs; but insufficient volume
      • Capex Cost (New)
        • USD 4.5 - USD 5 million new
      • Training
        • Poor inhouse training
        • Cost of training, e.g., fuel during drills
      • Sales
        • Limited opportunity for growth
        • Next sector (Oil & Gas) highly technical
      • Skillsets
        • Shortage of technical skills
        • Shortage of high ranking officers
      • Ageing Fleet
        • 45 years for Kortz nozzle tugs
        • 35 years for ASD
      • Reliability
        • Availability of Spares
        • Different engine types
          • Seven engine types currently
          • Difficulty in finding necessary skillsets
          • Require large range of stock
      • Dominance of small number of clients
    • Opportunities
      • Poor Competition
      • New Services
        • Blue Water Towage
        • Possible Escort Towage
      • High Profit Margin
        • Bigger tugs in main Ports = reduced number of tugs
          • Tariff with bigger & less tugs on larger vessels will need to reflect the decline in 2 & 3 tug job revenue
      • Capex Costs (Used Tugs)
        • Current cost of used tugs is low
          • Some of the tugs are sisters of current Pactow tugs
      • Pacific Expansion
        • Expansion into smaller Pacific nations with older units
      • Agile Market Response
        • Preempt market requirement(s)
      • Oil & Gas
    • Threats
      • Vulnerability
        • Competitors
          • Two potential threats
            • Low price/Low service
              • Current low price of used & available units
            • High price/High service
        • Market Trends
          • Larger vessels, more volume, less calls
            • Require bigger bollard pull
              • Either bigger tugs or more of less bollard pull
                • Bigger tugs require higher ranking officers/Additional smaller tugs require additional crews
                  • Insufficient supply of high ranking officers in country requiring high cost foreign crew
                • Additional fuel
            • Less port calls/Less revenue
        • New Technology
          • Vessels
            • Bow thrusters/do not require tugs
          • Tugs
            • Required skillsets to services modern tugs (particularly increasing electronics: in country not available)
      • Skillsets
        • Pilots deteriorating skills; incorrect use of non ASD tugs & insistence of bigger tugs.
        • Lack of technical support in county & increasing difficulty accessing during COVID-19 restictions
      • Negative Publicity
        • Lost opportunities
        • Allows for possible entrants
      • Training
        • Poor training instutions in country
        • High cost of external (international) training
      • Staff Leakage
        • Incoming Pactow OOW better trained than what is currently & consequently susceptible to threat of poaching.
      • Spares
        • Possible shortage of spare parts; particularly with the older tugs
      • COVID 19
        • Restrictions making it difficult to operate
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