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The Shipping 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/9780968128824.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the development of port activity to suit the movement of ships. Over the course of the twentieth century the average vessel size grew from 5200 to 19,000 gross registered tons. ... More


Technology of Shipping

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning the Technology of Shipping throughout history, with ship types categorised as either Ancient and Medieval or Modern.


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


A Concept and its Realisation

Frank Broeze

in The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the 1950s to the Present

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter serves as a conceptual introduction to containerism. It follows a concise, linear route through the development of the industry, and discusses the relevant factors and technologies that ... More


A History of Maritime Law in Northern Europe

Edda Frankot

in 'Of Laws of Ships and Shipmen': Medieval Maritime Law and its Practice in Urban Northern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646241
eISBN:
9780748676712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646241.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In this chapter the evolution and dissemination of written maritime laws in Northern Europe is discussed from the earliest developments in Scandinavia in the late twelfth century and in France and ... 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


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


Ports, Marts, and Ship Technology in Early South India

Rajan Gurukkal

in Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade: Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460854
eISBN:
9780199086382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460854.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the features, structure, constitution, level of urbanism, local base inhabitants, and functions of contemporary ports and marts of north-western, south-western, and ... More


Eastern Mediterranean Overseas Exchanges

Rajan Gurukkal

in Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade: Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460854
eISBN:
9780199086382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460854.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

A discussion of antecedents, growth, and nature of eastern Mediterranean exchange relations with the coasts of the Indian subcontinent is the theme of this chapter. An overview of the land and sea ... 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


International Freight Markets in the 1830s and 1840s: The Experience of a Major Finnish Shipowner

Yrjö Kaukiainen

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/9780968128848.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter challenges the assumption that international freight markets were not possible until the advent of steam shipping and telegraph communication, instead arguing that much of the framework ... More


In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Adrian Jarvis

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study provides a history of the Port of Liverpool between 1905 and 1938, during its decline. It is particularly interested in the history of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, Liverpool’s ... 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


A Century of Port Development, 1897 to 1997

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/9780968128824.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter details the attempts to physically develop the port of Fremantle to keep up with the ever-evolving needs of the shipping industry. An Outer Harbour, following the half-decade old, solid ... More


Innovation: Changing Course on Choppy Waters

Jill Ann Harrison

in Buoyancy on the Bayou: Shrimpers Face the Rising Tide of Globalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450747
eISBN:
9780801465796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450747.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the adaptive innovators and their efforts to preserve both their occupational identities and economic well-being through finding creative solutions to the problems caused by the ... More


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