Citations with the tag: SHIPPING (Water transportation) -- Great Britain
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- In brief.
// Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland; 9/12/2008, Issue 2833, p34
The article offers news briefs related to shipping industry in Great Britain. A direct charter to Malta from Glasgow, Scotland will be launched by Belleair Holidays. A website named "Active and Afloat" has been launched by Tui Marine Ltd. as its new brand to support the company's latest...
- An opportunity not to be missed.
Davies, Malory // Logistics Manager; Jul/Aug2011, p5
The author comments on the plans of the British government to include the logistics business in its growth reviews. He explains that the reviews will explore the barriers to development and will cover various areas such as transportation, shipping, and air freight. He also adds that the...
- The Invisible Impact.
Davies, Malory // Time; 6/10/1966, Vol. 87 Issue 23, p47
The article reports on the shipping strike in Great Britain which may already have cost the kingdom as much as 420 million dollars in export sales. Some cases that have been affected by the strike include Sean Connery's casino which was nearly deserted for lack of tourists and chicken farmers on...
Davies, Malory // Fortune; Feb1930, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p36
The article presents statistics on a variety of topics including the concept of billion, the distance a penny can move on a ton of coal by rail and by sea, and the number of trans-oceanic shipping facilities in Great Britain.
- NUCLEAR REACTORS COULD POWER CARGO VESSELS.
Davies, Malory // Professional Engineering; 11/1/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 18, p7
The article looks at the adoption of nuclear-powered vessels in Great Britain. It emphasizes that the interest in the use of the technology for merchant shipping is growing due to environmental concerns and the increasing price of fossil fuels. David Dobson, commercial projects director at...
- British Shipping and World Competition.
Jamieson, Alan G. // International Journal of Maritime History; Dec2010, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p403
A review of the book "British Shipping and World Competition," by Stanley G. Sturmey is presented, which is part of the Research in Maritime History series.
- Corn, Coal and Commerce: Merchants and Coastal Trading in Early Jacobean King's Lynn.
Jamieson, Alan G. // International Journal of Maritime History; Jun2011, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p149
The English coastal trade – along with one of the principal sources for its study, the exchequer port books – has been rather neglected by historians in recent years. Yet both are worthy of further investigation. The discussion in this essay is based primarily upon an exhaustive analysis of...
- Judgment call.
Jamieson, Alan G. // Lawyer; 5/27/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p14
The article focuses on the judgments of British court cases dealing with legal issues such as equity, shipping, and arbitration. Topics include the possession of bills of lading, the exceptional public interest in the private life of politicians, and remedies for breach of confidence....
- The High Road to India: The P&O Company and the Suez Canal, 1840-1874.
Harcourt, Freda // International Journal of Maritime History; Dec2010, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p19
The fortunes of Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation (P&O) were closely connected with British imperial policy until at least the end of the third quarter of the nineteenth century. This was illustrated by the company's involvement with the transit from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea from...
- The Rise of An Early Modern Shipping Industry: Whitby's Golden Fleet, 1600-1750.
Dove, Michael F. // Canadian Journal of History; Autumn2012, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p410
The article reviews the book "The Rise of an Early Modern Shipping Industry: Whitby's Golden Fleet, 1600-1750," by Rosalin Barker, part of the series Regions and Regionalism in History.
- The Rise of an Early Modern Shipping Industry. Whitby's Golden Fleet 1600-1750.
Dove, Michael F. // Northern Mariner / Le Marin du Nord; Apr2012, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p188
A review of the book "The Rise of an Early Modern Shipping Industry: Whitby's Golden Fleet 1600-1750," by Rosalin Barker is presented.
- North East England Shipping in the 1890s: Investment and Entrepreneurship.
Milne, Graeme J. // International Journal of Maritime History; Jun2009, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p1
This article explores shipowning practices and shipping investment patterns in the late nineteenth century. North East England was a complex maritime region with several major shipping centres and an export-oriented industrial hinterland. Much of its shipping was engaged in the coal trade, but...
- Edward Bates and Sons, 1897-1915: Tramping Operations in Recession and Recovery.
Milne, Graeme J. // International Journal of Maritime History; Jun2011, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p13
This essay presents new firm-level evidence to supplement our limited knowledge of tramp shipping operations between 1897 and 1915. The records of Edward Bates and Sons, which operated a mixed fleet of sail and steam vessels, reveal details of trading patterns, decision-making and the skills...
- The Rise of an Early Modern Shipping Industry: Whitby's Golden Fleet, 1600-1750.
Metters, G. Alan // International Journal of Maritime History; Dec2011, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p390
A review of the book "The Rise of an Early Modern Shipping Industry: Whitby's Golden Fleet, 1600-1750," by Rosalin Barker is presented.
- Keeping Shieldhall Steaming.
MacKenzie, Graham // PowerShips; Winter2012, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p50
The author describes volunteer efforts undertaken to operate and maintain the British ship "Shieldhall" as of winter 2012. According to the article, the volunteer group operating the ship raised about $125,000 in funds between January 2011 and May 2011 to place the "Shieldhall" in dry dock for...
- The Newfoundland Convoy, 1711.
Miles, William R. // Northern Mariner / Le Marin du Nord; Apr2008, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p61
The article discusses the history of British naval convoys and maritime shipping in Newfoundland. British warships escorted fishing vessels and salt ships and provided security for fishing settlements onshore. The author reflects on the political nature of convoy duty during the War of the...