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Ships & Shipbuilding

  • Ports and Networksby Harry Geerlings; Bart Kuipers; Rob Zuidwijk

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 69.95

    Written by leading experts in the field, this book offers an introduction to recent developments in port and hinterland strategies, operations and related specializations. The book begins with a broad overview of port definitions, concepts and the role of ports in global supply chains, and an examination of strategic topics such as port management,... 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...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Transport Economicsby Jonathan Cowie; Stephen Ison

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 240.00

    The Routledge Handbook of Transport Economics offers the first state of the art overview of the discipline of transport economics as it stands today, reflective of key research and policy. Transport is an important area of study and one which is problem rich, stimulating a great deal of debate in areas which impact on everyday lives. Much of this... more...

  • Shipwrecks of Curry Countyby H.S. Contino

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Historically, mariners considered the Oregon coast one of the most dangerous in the world. In 1852, explorers discovered gold in the rivers and along the beaches in Curry County, which is located in the southwestern corner of the state. Subsequent settlement concentrated on the coast. With few roads, water transportation was crucial for early settlers.... more...

  • Sir John Franklin’s Erebus and Terror Expeditionby Gillian Hutchinson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 17.99

    In 1845, British explorer Sir John Franklin set out on a voyage to find the North-West Passage – the sea route linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific. The expedition was expected to complete its mission within three years and return home in triumph but the two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror , and the 129 men aboard them disappeared in the Arctic.... more...

  • Ship Collision Analysisby Henrik Gluver

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 188.95

    Accident records show that sooner or later hindrances near a waterway will be hit by ships, be it navigation marks, bridge structures, reefs or shallows. With this background modelling and analysis of ship collisions to bridge structures have an increasing importance as the basis for rational decision making in connection with planning, design and... more...

  • Maurice River Townshipby Julie Ann Rumbold

    Arcadia Publishing 2017; US$ 12.99

    The Maurice River Township area was first settled by the Lenni-Lenape along the Maurice River prior to the arrival of European explorers in the 1600s. The Maurice River became important for many industries, including oystering, commercial fishing, and crabbing. Dorchester and Leesburg, especially the Delaware Bay Shipbuilding Company, were well known... more...

  • Developments in Maritime Transport and Logistics in Turkeyby Mahmut Celal Barla; Osman Kamil Sag; Richard Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Turkey is one of the largest and most important shipping and logistics centres in the world. This edited collection brings together industrialists actively involved in the shipping trade with an interdisciplinary team of academics from the region to provide a unique, broad perspective on the industry as a whole. Using Turkey as an in-depth case study,... more...

  • Shipping in the Baltic Regionby Michael Roe

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    This text provides an original contribution to the maritime literature focusing on developments in this field in the Baltic Region. This part of the world has seen dramatic changes in recent years, particularly with the collapse of the Communist led regimes in Poland and the Soviet Union, and the emergence of the new states of Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia,... more...

  • British Warship Recognition: The Perkins Identification Albumsby Richard Perkins

    Seaforth Publishing 2017; US$ 44.61

    The Richard Perkins warship identification albums form one of the most detailed studies ever undertaken of the changes to the appearance of Royal Navy ships. However, it is a unique hand-drawn manuscript artefact in the care of the National Maritime Museum, so despite its value it is rarely seen by anyone besides the museum's curators, for whom it... more...