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The Efficiency of Maritime Labour Markets in the Age of Sail: The Post-1850 Norwegian Experience

Lewis R. Fischer

in The Market for Seamen in the Age of Sail

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588566
eISBN:
9781786944870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588566.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Lewis R. Fischer addresses the imbalance of wages in Norwegian maritime markets and finds that despite the integration from local to regional markets, the system remained inefficient.


New Directions in Norwegian Maritime History

Lewis R. Fischer and Even Lange (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497360
eISBN:
9781786944481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497360.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is a wide-reaching study of Norwegian maritime history and developments within the discipline. It brings together the research efforts of a University of Oslo project aiming to further ... More


Lost in Calculation? Norwegian Merchant Shipping in Asia, 1870-1914

Camilla Brautaset and Stig Tenold

in Maritime History as Global History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497339
eISBN:
9781786944511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497339.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the trade relationship between the Norwegian merchant shipping fleet and Asian maritime freight markets between 1870 and 1914. In tracking the rise of the Norwegian fleet from ... More


Early Ellefsen Involvement in Whaling

Anthony B. Dickinson and Chesley W. Sanger

in Norwegian Whaling in Newfoundland: The Aquaforte Station and the Ellefsen Family, 1902-1908

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007305
eISBN:
9781786944740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007305.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter outlines the business history of the Ellefsen family, from their early involvements in Finnmark and Icelandic whaling to the shift in primary interest to Newfoundland and Labrador. It ... More


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

Stig Tenold

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893427
eISBN:
9781786944627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893427.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book analyses the causes and effects of the shipping market crisis in the 1970s and 1980s - the most severe of the twentieth century. It approaches the subject from three viewpoints. The first ... More


The Troubled Years: The Interwar Period

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/9780986497322.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines British shipping in the interwar period, with the intent of understanding why tonnage levels had dropped to 5.1 million tons below the pre-war growth rate by 1939. It examines ... More


Integration of Immigrant Merchants in Trondheim in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Ida Bull

in Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893489
eISBN:
9781786944566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893489.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines how immigrants integrated into the maritime mercantile community of Trondheim, Norway, in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth centuries. It focuses on the economic, social, and ... More


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