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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 270.00
Future Challenges for the Port and Shipping Sector discusses the issues that most influence the future of the maritime and port industries. Important topics covered in this book include: Maritime trade, future trade flows, evolutions in international trade, shipping capacity and demand Developments in ship construction and their economic consequences... more...
- Birlinn 2015; US$ 10.19
In the late 1960s, drawing on Scandinavian experience, Western Ferries pioneered roll-on roll off ferry operations in Scotland?s West Highlands and Islands. This innovative company?s original focus, was Islay, where its hitherto undreamt of frequency of service transformed that island?s access to the outside world. The company?s profitable and efficient... more...
- Dundurn 2010; US$ 24.99
In June 1910, the new steam ferry for the Toronto Island Company was launched and christened the Trillium. As it reaches the century mark, Mike Filey revisits the history of the memorable Canadian landmark. With updated photographs, Filey traces the Trillium?s remarkable rise and fall and commemorates one of Toronto?s finest treasures. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 49.00
While efficient ports are vital to the economic development of their surrounding areas, the related ship traffic, the handling of the goods in the ports and the hinterland distribution can cause a number of negative environmental impacts. . This book examines the environmental impacts of international maritime transport, and looks more in... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00
This timely and comprehensive new Handbook brings together an unrivalled group of distinguished scholars and practitioners to provide in-depth analysis and a contemporary perspective on a wide-ranging array of topics in maritime economics. Inherently global in nature, the economics of the maritime sector has proved pivotal in facilitating globalization... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 221.95
The Blackwell Companion to Maritime Economics presents comprehensive and in-depth coverage of the entire scope of issues relating to shipping and port economics. Unprecedented survey of maritime economics provides full coverage of shipping and port economics In depth examinations offer an up-to-date study of the field including all facets of... more...
- Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 12.99
The United Kingdom comprises thousands of islands and for many centuries transport between the main islands and the outlying communities has required reliable shipping routes, both long and short-haul, for commerce, trade and travel. Ferries have become an essential means of transport for many outlying populations and down the years routes have continually... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 106.00
Shipping is by far the most significant mode of transportation for the carriage of freight. In terms of volume alone, no other mode comes close. Its dominance is even more overwhelming when distances are accounted for. This book is concerned with the economics of this pivotal mode of transportation. It reveals that the influences on the development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
The purpose of this rich and innovatively presented ethnography is to explore mobility, sense of place and time on the British Columbia coast. On the basis of almost 400 interviews with ferry passengers and over 250 ferry journeys, the author narrates and reflects on the performance of travel and on the consequences of ferry-dependence on island and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00
Maritime transport has been the main driver of trade growth, and the emergence and development of a global economy. This collection of essays from distinguished economists and historians takes an international and comparative perspective, covering topics ranging from technological advance and the role of the state to maritime business development. more...