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Making Global and Local Connections: Historical Perspectives on Ports

Tapio Bergholm, Lewis R. Fischer, and M. Elisabetta Tonizzi (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893458
eISBN:
9781786944597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893458.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book provides a series of case studies concerning ports and port communities from around the world, in attempt to determine the impact of globalisation on the port industry and the link between ... More


International Merchant Shipping in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: The Comparative Dimension

Lewis R. Fischer and Even Lange (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893472
eISBN:
9781786944573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893472.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book compiles seven essays concerning changes to merchant shipping over the hundred and fifty years between 1850 and 2000, and spanning a range of countries, with particular focus on Norway, ... More


Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

David J Starkey and Gelina Harlaftis (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is concerned with the role played by the sea transport industries in the development of global markets. It claims that the sea transport industry in fundamentally intrinsic to the political ... More


Intangible Infrastructures and their Components

Gordon Boyce

in Resources and Infrastructures in the Maritime Economy, 1500-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007329
eISBN:
9781786944726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007329.003.0101
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section explores the intangible infrastructures of maritime economies and the shipping industry through analysis of three separate components. The first sub-section explores the role of shipping ... More


Breaking with the Past Ports 1918–1990

Alan G. Jamieson

in Ebb Tide in the British Maritime Industries: Change and Adaptation, 1918-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859897280
eISBN:
9781781385081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897280.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

By the 1960s Britain's ports were not a link in an efficient transportation system but an obstacle to its proper functioning. The great expansion of British ports during the Victorian era had been ... More


A Century of Port Development, 1897 to 1997

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/9780968128824.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter details the attempts to physically develop the port of Fremantle to keep up with the ever-evolving needs of the shipping industry. An Outer Harbour, following the half-decade old, solid ... More


Sailing Beyond Apartheid: The Social and Political Impact of Seafaring on Coloured South African Sailors

Henry Trotter

in Navigating African Maritime History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter explores the opportunities available for Cape Town seafarers during the Apartheid era of 1948 to 1994. The purpose is to seek a better understanding of how modern seafaring can ... More


The Shipping Market after World War II

Stig Tenold

in Tankers in Trouble: orwegian Shipping and the Crisis of the 1970s and 1980s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893427
eISBN:
9781786944627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893427.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a history of the shipping market between the end of the Second World War and the beginning of the shipping crisis of 1973. It documents the major changes to shipping and ... More


The Waterfront Employers: Companies and Coordination Mechanisms

James Reveley

in Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand, 1953 to 2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter considers the development of the companies that employed watersiders, and the difficulties and problems inherent in their dealings with the labour organisations that represented these ... More


Labour Relations in the Conventional Cargo Era

James Reveley

in Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand, 1953 to 2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter considers the labour relations during the conventional cargo era, twenty years before the introduction of the container industry. Reveley argues in depth that companies that hired ... More


Negotiating Technological Change

James Reveley

in Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand, 1953 to 2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter details the introduction of containerism to the shipping industry and the tremendous effect of rapid technological change that it brought about within the industry and the running of ... More


A Concept and its Realisation

Frank Broeze

in The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the 1950s to the Present

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter serves as a conceptual introduction to containerism. It follows a concise, linear route through the development of the industry, and discusses the relevant factors and technologies that ... More


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