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The Development of Trade at the Port of Fremantle

Malcolm Tull

in A Community Enterprise: The History of the Port of Freemantle, 1897 to 1997

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128824
eISBN:
9781786944825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128824.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the development of port activity to suit the flow of both passengers and cargo to Fremantle. The port trade reflected the growth of Western Australia’s economy during the early ... More


Why Are the Major Oil Companies Selling Off their Fleets? The Case of Total

Benoît Doessant and Samir Saul

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/9780986497339.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a case study of the French oil company, Total, in attempt to explain why they changed business strategy and chartered international fleets instead of transporting the oil ... More


The Basis of the Tanker Crisis

Stig Tenold

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893427
eISBN:
9781786944627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893427.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter uses a supply and demand framework to analyse the cause of the rapid decline of the tanker sector. The increase in the price of oil, plus the spatial shifts in oil production and changes ... More


The Road to Nationalisation, 1970-1977

Lewis Johnman and Hugh Murphy

in Scott Lithgow: Dejá Vu All Over Again! The Rise and Fall of a Shipbuilding Company

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893403
eISBN:
9781786944641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893403.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter charts the process of nationalisation that followed on the heels of the Scott Lithgow merger. It examines the history of the newly merged company in order to identify its increasing ... 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


Behind the Atlantic Expansion: Flemish Trade Connections of Seville in 1620

Eberhard Crailsheim

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/9780986497339.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the commercial networks through which maritime traders on foreign soil connected with the global world of business. Using French and Flemish settlers in Seville in 1620, it ... More


Transatlantic Slavery and Slave Trading

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter presents the involvement of Liverpool in the slave trade. As the European port most involved in slaving during the eighteenth century, much of Liverpool’s prosperity was due to the ... More


Introduction

Stig Tenold

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893427
eISBN:
9781786944627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893427.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter introduces the aims and structure of the journal. The aims are twofold:- to demonstrate the causes and effects of the shipping crisis that gripped the international shipping community ... More


The Contagion and Short-term Effects of the Crisis

Stig Tenold

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893427
eISBN:
9781786944627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893427.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the first stage of the shipping crisis: the spread from tanker crisis into all areas of shipping and the short-term effects that emerged in the first half of the 1970s. It ... More


Maritime Families

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter contains a detailed record of seven Liverpool-based families and their involvement in the city’s historical maritime economy. The report focuses on the social and economic lives of the ... More


The Shipping Market after World War II

Stig Tenold

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893427
eISBN:
9781786944627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893427.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a history of the shipping market between the end of the Second World War and the beginning of the shipping crisis of 1973. It documents the major changes to shipping and ... More


The Greek Shipping Sector, c. 1850-2000

Gelina Harlaftis

in International Merchant Shipping in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: The Comparative Dimension

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893472
eISBN:
9781786944573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893472.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay examines Greek Shipping since 1850 and documents the rise of the world’s largest fleet in the post-Second World War era. Gelina Harlaftis charts the development of unique business ... 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


Conclusion

Stig Tenold

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893427
eISBN:
9781786944627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893427.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter concludes the findings of the journal by claiming the crisis of the 1970s and 1980s fundamentally altered the shipping market. It reiterates the causes and effects of the crisis ... More


Convergence or National Styles? The Japanese Challenge to British-Norwegian Hegemony in the Twentieth-Century Whaling Industry

Bjørn L. Basberg

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/9780968128848.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the British-Norwegian technological and economic hegemony of the modern whaling industry during the twentieth century, and the nature of the challenge presented by Japan, and ... More


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