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Tankers in Trouble: Norwegian Shipping and the Crisis of the 1970s and 1980s

Stig Tenold


This book analyses the causes and effects of the shipping market crisis in the 1970s and 1980s - the most severe of the twentieth century. It approaches the subject from three viewpoints. The first is the tanker sector, where the crisis began, spread, and caused the most damage. The second is from a national perspective - focusing on the impact on Norwegian shipping and shipowners. The third, narrowed further in scope, analyses the crisis from the business perspective of four individual tanker owners - taking into account their business strategies and eventual fates. The aim of the journal is ... More

Keywords: Norwegian Shipowners, Maritime Norway, Shipowners, 20th Century Shipping, Modern Shipping, Oil Tankers, Maritime Economics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780973893427
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780973893427.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stig Tenold, author