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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


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


Labour Relations and Labour Costs

Basil Mogridge

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/9780986497322.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter, provided by Basil Mogridge, explores the maritime labour system in twentieth century Britain. It is particularly concerned with the nature of strikes, but also explores wages, manning, ... 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


The International Labour Market for Seamen, 1600-1900: Norway and Norwegian Participation

Gustav Sætra

in Those Emblems of Hell?: European Sailors and the Maritime Labour Market, 1570-1870

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128831
eISBN:
9781786944818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter reports the growth of the Norwegian shipping trade in the period 1850-1880; an expansion that came as a result of a heightened demand for the exports of fish and timber from Norway to ... More


The Prosperous Age: The Postwar 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/9780986497322.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the worldwide shipping industry in the postwar period after the Second World War up to 1960. It summarises the period of growth and the prosperity in shipping due to both the ... More


Internationalization and the Collapse of British Shipbuilding, 1945-1973

Lewis Johnman

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/9780968128848.003.0015
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the collapse of British shipbuilding, in attempt to determine how directly it was linked to the internationalisation of the shipping industry. Lewis Johnman asserts that the lack ... 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


The Birth of the Liberty

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/9780986497322.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the transition from war to peace between 1939 and 1948 and its impact on British shipping. The section discussing war is broken into two parts: the change in tonnage rates during ... More


Port Policies: Seaport Planning around the North Atlantic, 1850-1939

Lewis R. Fischer

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/9780968128862.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final essay explores the proposal of an integrated ports policy in the North Atlantic. It describes a proposed Canadian national ports policy, and attempts to explain why it never came to pass. ... More


Shipowning and Resource Allocation

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/9780986497322.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter continues to explore the economics of British shipping enterprises in relation to the necessary factors for economic expansion, by evaluating international competition and the cost of ... More


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