By Gelina Harlaftis
Greek-owned transport has been on the best of the area fleet for the final 20 years. Winner of the 1997 Runciman Award, this richly sourced research strains the improvement of the Greek tramp fleet from the mid-nineteenth century to the current day. Gelina Harlaftis argues that the good fortune of Greek-owned transport lately has been a outcome no longer of a few marketers utilizing flags of comfort within the Forties, yet of networks and organisational constructions which date again to the 19th century. This learn presents the main entire background of improvement of recent Greek delivery ever released. it really is illustrated with a number of maps and images, and comprises vast tables of basic facts.
Read or Download A History of Greek Owned Shipping: The Making of an International Tramp Fleet, 1830 to the Present Day (Maritime History) PDF
Similar transportation books
A brand new York occasions awesome Book
One of the simplest Books of the Year
The Washington submit • The Cleveland Plain-Dealer • Rocky Mountain News
In this significant, energetic, and eye-opening research, Tom Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse drivers than we expect we're. He demonstrates why plans to guard pedestrians from autos usually bring about extra injuries. He uncovers who's likely to honk at whom, and why. He explains why site visitors jams shape, outlines the accidental effects of our quest for defense, or even identifies the commonest mistake drivers make in parking plenty. site visitors is set greater than riding: it's approximately human nature. it is going to switch the way in which we see ourselves and the realm round us, and it can even make us larger drivers.
Sooner than air commute there has been just one technique to go the Atlantic: by means of send. by way of the overdue 19th century, steam ships ruled the transatlantic passenger alternate, turning out to be exponentially in dimension as maritime know-how more suitable and as extra immigrants poured from Europe into the recent global. because the liners acquired higher, the scope for luxurious elevated, in order that a considerable a part of ships similar to gigantic will be given over to luxurious eating saloons, lounges, smoking rooms or even gymnasia for the main prosperous passengers.
This handbook presents a set of cutting-edge options for estimating the ability and settling on the extent of carrier (LOS) for transportation amenities, together with intersections and roadways in addition to amenities for transit, bicycles, and pedestrians. This most modern variation offers the simplest to be had options for identifying ability and LOS for transportation amenities firstly of the recent millennium.
- Bulk Carrier Practice: A Practical Guide
- Soft Landing: Airline Industry Strategy, Service, and Safety
- Waiting on a Train: The Embattled Future of Passenger Rail Service
- MODELING OF ASPHALT CONCRETE
Extra resources for A History of Greek Owned Shipping: The Making of an International Tramp Fleet, 1830 to the Present Day (Maritime History)
The second most important area for cereal exports was the south-eastern Mediterranean, with Egypt as the main source. 4 shows that about one million quarters of cereals were exported from Egypt in 1863 and 1867, almost half of which were directed to Britain and more than half to France. In the eighteenth century the Levant supplied the cotton, wool and silk needed by the flourishing textile industries; these were carried mainly by French and English ships from Salonica, Smyrna, Syria, Cyprus and Egypt.
Rossolimo Her. Rossolimo L. Travlo Ger. Vergotti G. Vergotti Sp. Vergotti Sp. Vlassopulo Eust. Vlassopulo G. Total Taganrog Source: Foreign Office (FO) 359/1 26 152 155 130 153 133 133 179 260 2,821 5,959 47 100 flag depended not only upon politics but also on economics—especially taxation —a phenomenon that continues to influence the use of twentieth century flags of convenience, such as Liberia or Panama. 37 From the 1860s onward, however, most Greek merchants trading not already protected under other nationalities took Greek registration; by the 1890s, most Greeks, whether at home or abroad, flew the Greek flag.
3 As already indicated, in the century before 1914 eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea commerce was organised largely by an entrepreneurial network of Greek merchants dispersed among the main Mediterranean and Black Sea ports. 4 A limited number of Greek mercantile and shipping families wove its pattern after a successful fight against western European competition. The development of Greek-owned shipping in the nineteenth century was founded on the networks of these Greek diaspora merchant communities.
A History of Greek Owned Shipping: The Making of an International Tramp Fleet, 1830 to the Present Day (Maritime History) by Gelina Harlaftis