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Entrepreneurship and Risk-Taking in the Norwegian Shipping Industry in the Early Part of the Twentieth Century: The Case of Lauritz Kloster, Stavanger

Helge W. Nordvik

in From Wheel House to Counting House: Essays in Maritime Business History in Honour of Professor Peter Neville Davies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588511
eISBN:
9781786944924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588511.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

In this essay Helge Nordvik reviews the life of Norwegian shipowner Lauritz Kloster, examining how a relatively unknown middle-aged shipping clerk managed to convert his considerable expertise and ... More


The Making of a Maritime Firm: The Rise of Fearnley and Eger, 1869-1917

Lewis R. Fischer and Anders M. Fon

in From Wheel House to Counting House: Essays in Maritime Business History in Honour of Professor Peter Neville Davies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588511
eISBN:
9781786944924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588511.003.0013
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Anders Fon and Lewis R. Fischer explore shipbroking, a business which has been little examined by scholars, by looking at the development of a major Norwegian shipbroker. The career trajectory of ... More


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