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SHIPBUILDING

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  • Dutch East India Company Shipbuildingby Wendy van Duivenvoorde; Jeremy Green

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 0.00

    Eight months into its maiden voyage to the Indies, the Dutch East India Company?s Batavia sank on June 4, 1629 on Morning Reef in the Houtman Abrolhos off the western coast of Australia. Wendy van Duivenvoorde?s five-year study was aimed at reconstructing the hull of Batavia , the only excavated remains of an early seventeenth-century Indiaman... more...

  • Competitive Differentiation within the Shipbuilding Industryby Christopher Sauerhoff

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 71.66

    European shipyards face a rising competition in the global market. Christopher Sauerhoff investigates such aspects as a shipyard?s market expertise, its practical experiences and its cooperative activities. He analyzes whether there is a relationship between each of these aspects and those resources and capabilities constituting the basis for a shipyard?s... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of British Shipbuildingby Anthony Burton

    The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    From modest beginnings, Britain rose throughout the nineteenth century to become the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world, yet by the end of the following century the British merchant fleet ranked just 38 in the world. The glory days of sail had given way to the introduction of the steam age. Traditional shipwrights had railed against new industrial... more...

  • Rise and Fall of British Shipbuildingby Anthony Burton

    The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    This is the story of how, from modest beginnings, Britain rose throughout the 19th century to become the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world. It begins with the age of sail, then moves on to the days of iron- hulled steamers. It shows how conflicts arose between the traditional shipwrights and the new men who came from the metal industries, leading... more...

  • Japanese Shipping and Shipbuilding in the Twentieth Centuryby Peter Davies

    BRILL 2009; US$ 107.00

    The author examines the growth and development of Japan?s modern shipping and shipbuilding industries across a wide range of topics, through the pre-war, Pacific War and post-war periods, to the transfer of shipping technology, the role of bulk carriers and world trade and the organization and structure of the Japanese merchant navy. more...

  • The Business of Shipbuildingby George Bruce; Ian Garrard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 235.95

    The Business of Shipbuilding thoroughly analyses vessel construction, from material receipt and preparation, to final outfitting. It explains the central role of computer technology in the design process, the growing importance of supply chain management for materials and services and the use of subcontractors. Methods of measuring progress, productivity,... more...

  • Welding Mechanisation and Automation in Shipbuilding Worldwideby R Boekholt

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 245.00

    This report contains information from more than sixty shipyards from around the world, and gives a unique inventory of the different aspects of welding mechanization and automation used in building large, middle and small-sized ships. Shipbuilders, marine engineers and trade organisations will welcome and value this unique collection of data, assembled... more...

  • The Law of Shipbuilding Contractsby Simon Curtis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 850.95

    This is the leading text on shipbuilding and marine construction, already widely used on a global basis by shipowners, shipbuilders and their commercial and legal advisers. It is now ten years since the last edition and much has changed in the world of shipbuilding since then, particularly in the period since 2008 which has seen numerous attempts... more...

  • Shipbuilding, Navigation and the Portuguese in Pre-modern Indiaby K.S. Mathew

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    India, especially coastal India, has a long history of shipbuilding and navigation dating back to the Indus Valley Civilization. Indian shipwrights and the labour force associated with various aspects of shipbuilding excelled in naval architecture. Their native wisdom was adopted by the Europeans engaged in shipbuilding in coastal India. Similarly... more...

  • Nicolaes Witsen and Shipbuilding in the Dutch Golden Ageby A. J. Hoving; Alan Lemmers; André Wegener Sleeswyk; Diederick Wildeman

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 120.00

    In 1671, Dutch diplomat and scientist Nicolaes Witsen published a book that served, among other things, as an encyclopedia for the ?shell-first? method of ship construction. In the centuries since, Witsen?s rather convoluted text has also become a valuable source for insights into historical shipbuilding methods and philosophies during the ?Golden... more...