Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Tankers in Troubleorwegian Shipping and the Crisis of the 1970s and 1980s$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Stig Tenold

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780973893427

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780973893427.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM LIVERPOOL SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.liverpool.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Liverpool University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in LSO for personal use.date: 10 April 2020

The Shipping Market after World War II

The Shipping Market after World War II

Chapter:
(p.7) Chapter 2 The Shipping Market after World War II
Source:
Tankers in Trouble
Author(s):

Stig Tenold

Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780973893427.003.0002

This chapter provides a history of the shipping market between the end of the Second World War and the beginning of the shipping crisis of 1973. It documents the major changes to shipping and shipbuilding practices that occurred during this period, including the increase in technological advancement, a steady growth of the oil trade, and the rise of container shipping. It concludes in 1973 after a misleadingly strong growth in shipping demand, and cites the short but consequential Yom Kippur War as a crucial shift in international power structure and the world economy, deeming it the beginning of the shipping crisis.

Keywords:   Modern Shipbuilding, Globalisation, Global Shipping, Oil Trade, Containerisation, Liner Shipping, Yom Kippur War

Liverpool Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.