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The First (and Very Secret) International Steamship Cartel, 1850-1856

Edward W. Sloan

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

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the early history of the steamship cartel, following the rivalry between transatlantic shipping companies, the British and North American Royal Steam Packet Company, and the New ... More


The IMM Merger and Further Consolidations in the Shipping Industry

Torsten Feys

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the International Merchant Marine (IMM) merger and consolidations in the shipping industry and how they affected the transatlantic passenger trade. It offers a close analysis of ... More


Trouble on the Transatlantic Route: The Formation of the IMM and Furness' Response

Gordon Boyce

in The Growth and Dissolution of a Large-Scale Business Enterprise: The Furness Interest, 1892-1919

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497391
eISBN:
9781786944450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497391.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the response the Furness Group’s response to J. P Morgan’s acquisition and combination of five major transatlantic passenger lines, including the enormous White Star Line, into ... More


The Structure of the British Industry

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a thorough account of the structure of the British shipping industry as it stood in 1960. It examines fleet ownership and provides a detailed summary of the eight liner ... More


The Expansion of American Interests in Transatlantic Commerce and Trade, 1865-1893

William Henry Flayhart III

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

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the expansion of America’s transatlantic trade in the period directly following the American Civil War. Post Civil War, industrialisation increased rapidly, alongside the ... More


Port Politics: Interest, Faction and Port Management in Mid-Victorian Liverpool

Graeme J. Milne

in Harbours and Havens: Essays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128862
eISBN:
9781786944788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128862.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay discusses the development of the Port of Liverpool and the politics of port management that ensconced it during the mid-Victorian era. It is divided into the following topics concerning ... More


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