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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


Success and Failure

Morten Hammerborg

in New Directions in Norwegian Maritime History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497360
eISBN:
9781786944481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497360.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

The final section explores the successes and failures of twentieth-century Norwegian shipping, in attempt to determine why maritime businesses failed; to pinpoint turbulence in the industry; and to ... More


Maritime History as Global History

Maria Fusaro and Amélia Polónia (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497339
eISBN:
9781786944511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497339.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study aims to provide new insights into the connections between maritime history and global history. It demonstrates the significance of maritime activity as a conduit of global exchange by ... 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 Impact of Technological Change: The Early Steamship in Britain

John Armstrong and David M. Williams

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497377
eISBN:
9781786944474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497377.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book presents an in-depth study of the impact of the steamship on Britain during its first forty years, roughly between 1810 and 1850. It relates the early steamship to several industrial themes ... 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


International Trends and Greek Shipping: The Business Strategy of Demetrios Moraitis, 1893-1908

Vassilis Kardasis

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/9780968128848.003.0013
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the career of Demetrios Moraitis, a successful Greek shipowner who established the Transoceanic Greek Steam Navigation Company, and brought Greek shipping into the passenger ... More


Economics of Shipping Enterprises

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/9780986497322.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the economics of British shipping enterprises in relation to the necessary factors for economic expansion. It examines the economics of different ship types - cargo liners, ... More


Containerization and the Globalization of Liner Shipping

Frank Broeze

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/9780968128848.003.0017
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the development of container shipping from the mid 1960s onwards. It seeks to answer what were the underlying reasons for, and the global impact of the rapid diffusion of ... More


The Dutch Navy of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Jaap R. Bruijn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497353
eISBN:
9781786944498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is a reprint of Jaap R. Bruijn’s 1993 book, The Dutch Navy, which offers an English-language overview of the history of the Dutch Navy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It is ... More


The Nineteenth-Century Roots of Globalization: Some Technological Considerations

Adrian Jarvis

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/9780968128848.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the significance of technological developments within the shipping industry, and how they enabled the internationalisation of the industry. Topics covered include refrigerated ... More


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