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Competition and Collusion: The Growing Pains of Passenger Shipping Conferences

Torsten Feys

in The Battle for the Migrants: Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the relationship between the transatlantic migration movement and passenger shipping conferences. By analysing records from the New York Continental Conference, which regulated ... 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


Maritime Transport and Migration: The Connections between Maritime and Migration Networks

Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stephane Hoste, and Stephen Vanfraechem (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893434
eISBN:
9781786944610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893434.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study explores the connection between global maritime and migration networks to better understand the acceleration of the transatlantic migration rate that took place in the latter half of the ... More


An Estimate of the Importance of the British Coastal Liner Trade in the Early Twentieth Century

John Armstrong

in The Vital Spark: The British Coastal Trade, 1700-1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497308
eISBN:
9781786944542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497308.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter attempts to fill in some of the gaps in data in the history of the British coastal liner trade from the beginning of the twentieth century up to the outbreak of the First World War. It ... More


The Role of Foreign-born Agents in the Development of Mass Migrant Travel through Britain, 1851-1924

Nicholas J. Evans

in Maritime Transport and Migration: The Connections between Maritime and Migration Networks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893434
eISBN:
9781786944610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893434.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines how Britain profited from the foreign component of the passenger trade through the employment of foreign-born agents in the development of British business ventures. It ... More


Trouble on the Transatlantic Route: The Formation of the IMM and Furness' Response

Gordon Boyce

in The Growth and Dissolution of a Large-Scale Business Enterprise: The Furness Interest, 1892-1919

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497391
eISBN:
9781786944450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497391.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the response the Furness Group’s response to J. P Morgan’s acquisition and combination of five major transatlantic passenger lines, including the enormous White Star Line, into ... More


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