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Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Simon Ville and David M. Williams (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume seeks to explore the vast history of international maritime business, focussing on themes of management, finance, and labour. Each essay considers the economics of maritime industries and ... More


Danish Maritime History, 1976-1992: A Review

Poul Holm

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay endeavours to determine how close maritime history has come to answering central historical problems by exploring the wealth of literature and research relating to Denmark after the year ... More


Patterns of Ownership and Finance In the Greek Deep-Sea Steamship Fleet, 1880-1914

Gelina Harlaftis

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay explores the rise and growth of the Greek merchant marine whilst addressing the operation of steamships and the significant role they played in 19th and 20th Century Greek shipping. The ... More


Contractors' Bounties or Due Consideration?: Evidence on the Commercial Nature of The Royal Mail Steam Placket Company's Mail Contracts, 1842-1905

AJ. Arnold and Robert G. Greenhill

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay discusses the negotiation of postal contracts between the government and the private sector, and asks whether the state provided private sector shipping companies with excess returns. The ... More


Financial Weakness and Industrial Conflict in Italian Shipbuilding Between the Two World Wars

Giuseppe Conti

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter seeks to examine factors that contributed to the financial distress of Italian shipbuilders during the interwar period. It analyses internal breakdowns within shipping companies, ... More


Economic Theory, Information and Management in Shipbroking: Fearnley and Eger as a Case Study, 1869-1972

Levis R. Fischer and Helge W. Nordvik

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay strives to examine the definitions and conditions of economic theory and management, and directs its research to issues of management and information in a maritime enterprise. It is ... More


Indian Maritime Historiography: West Coast Merchants in a Globalizing Economy

Mariam Dossal

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter addresses existing literature concerning the Indian Ocean, and places specific focus on the role of merchants in the maritime economy on India’s West Coast. The essay provides insight ... More


Management, Profitability and Finance in Twentieth-Century Spanish Merchant Shipping: The Compañia Maritima Del Nervion as a Case Study, 1899-1986

Jesús M. Valdaliso

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter focuses on the success and demise of the Spanish shipping firm, The Compañía Marítima Del Nervion, and explores its evolution across almost a century. The essay discusses the business of ... More


Twentieth-Century Shipping Strategies: Broström and Transatlantic, Gothenburg's Leading Shipping Companies

Martin Fritz and Kent Olsson

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter focuses on the Swedish shipping firms of Broström and Transatlantic, and examines how the two adapted to international economic developments. The essay provides insight into the ... More


The Battle for the Migrants: Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Torsten Feys

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book approaches the well-documented study of European mass migration to the United States of America from the viewpoint of mass migration as a business venture. The overall purpose is to ... More


Owners and Masters: Management and Managerial Skills in the Finnish Ocean-Going Merchant Fleet, c. 1840-1880

Yijö Kaukiainen

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the system of management in merchant shipping, notably the role and importance of a long-distance shipmaster, during the 1800s, and uses the Finnish merchant marine as a case ... More


Chapter 16

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

in The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.003.0016
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter documents Salter’s last move, to North Sydney, in 1878. It describes the eventual stability and success found by Salter in his late 70s as a ship’s broker and reports his death in ... More


The Early Nineteenth-Century Port of London: Management and Labour in Three Dock Companies, 1800-1825

Anthony R. Henderson and Sarah Palmer

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay addresses the impact of industrialisation on the experience of work during the early 1800s. It presents the idea that industrial relations focused less on trade unions and more on broad ... More


Chapter 9

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

in The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the business of shipbuilding and documents a social turning point in labour history when Salter grants his men a 10 hour working day in April 1853. This decision marks Salter as ... More


From Port Authority to Strategic Manager: The Transformation of the FPA

Malcolm Tull

in A Community Enterprise: The History of the Port of Freemantle, 1897 to 1997

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128824
eISBN:
9781786944825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128824.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the administrative structure of the port, and its profitability as it varied over the twentieth century. It examines the evolution of the Fremantle Harbour Trust into the ... More


Chapter 10

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

in The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter details the beginning of the end for the Salter shipping business and explores the contributing factors involved in its downfall. Despite initially believing that the company’s assets ... More


Chapter 11

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

in The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter details Salter’s second attempt to enter the business of shipbuilding, in order to rectify his mistakes and do good to those who were harmed by his previous failure. It also examines the ... More


Chapter 12

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

in The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides an insight into the differences and similarities between the mining and mariner trades and follows Salter to the Rockland Gold Mining Company in Waverly 1864. The chapter also ... More


Chapter 13

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

in The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.003.0013
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores Salter’s period of career uncertainty towards the end of his life and provides a reflection on the job security and discontent of both a miner and a mariner. Salter provides a ... More


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