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            Shipwrecked: New Zealand maritime disasters
             

            Shipwrecked: New Zealand maritime disasters (Hardback, New edition)

            By McLean, Gavin; Edited by Gentry, Kynan

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            Shipwrecks litter the coasts and reefs of New Zealand. Disasters at sea are no longer the regular occurrence they were in the days when sea travel was the main means of coastal and international transport, yet recent wrecks like the Rena show that perils remain. Shipwrecked retel...ls the voyages of ships doomed never to make their next port, in a jacketed hardback featuring plentiful photos and ephemera - including Eric Heath's superb colour illustrations of notable ships lost to the sea.
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            ISBN 9780947506667
            Published NZ 1 Nov 2019
            Publisher Oratia Media
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            DRIVEN BY THE WIND: The Memoir of Captain Henry Rose: 2019
              

            DRIVEN BY THE WIND: The Memoir of Captain Henry Rose: 2019 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stade, Karen

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            19th Century sailing history: Liverpool (clipper ships, tea races, convict transport, Canterbury immigrant ships) 1847-1873 Lyttelton (town and harbour development 1860s) Wellington (city and harbour history) 1873-1898 Family history England and New Zealand

            ISBN 9780994123459
            Published NZ 1 Aug 2019
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm and the Sinking of El Faro
             

            Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm and the Sinking of El Faro (Paperback, edition)

            By Slade, Rachel

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            In the tradition of The Perfect Storm and Into Thin Air, Rachel Slade's Into the Raging Sea is a nail-biting account of the sinking of the container ship El Faro, the crew of thirty-three who perished onboard, and the destructive forces of globalisation that put the ship in harm'...s way.
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            ISBN 9780008302474
            Released NZ 20 May 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger - Second Edition with a new chapter by the author

            The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger - Second Edition with a new chapter by the author (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Levinson, Marc

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            In April 1956, a refitted oil tanker carried fifty-eight shipping containers from Newark to Houston. From that modest beginning, container shipping developed into a huge industry that made the boom in global trade possible. The Box tells the dramatic story of the container's crea...tion, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the sweeping economic consequences of the sharp fall in transportation costs that containerization brought about. Published on the fiftieth anniversary of the first container voyage, this is the first comprehensive history of the shipping container. It recounts how the drive and imagination of an iconoclastic entrepreneur, Malcom McLean, turned containerization from an impractical idea into a massive industry that slashed the cost of transporting goods around the world and made the boom in global trade possible. But the container didn't just happen. Its adoption required huge sums of money, both from private investors and from ports that aspired to be on the leading edge of a new technology. It required years of high-stakes bargaining with two of the titans of organized labor, Harry Bridges and Teddy Gleason, as well as delicate negotiations on standards that made it possible for almost any container to travel on any truck or train or ship. Ultimately, it took McLean's success in supplying U.S. forces in Vietnam to persuade the world of the container's potential. Drawing on previously neglected sources, economist Marc Levinson shows how the container transformed economic geography, devastating traditional ports such as New York and London and fueling the growth of previously obscure ones, such as Oakland. By making shipping so cheap that industry could locate factories far from its customers, the container paved the way for Asia to become the world's workshop and brought consumers a previously unimaginable variety of low-cost products from around the globe.
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            ISBN 9780691170817
            Released NZ 15 Apr 2016
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Language (English)
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            Port Economics
             

            Port Economics (Hardback)

            By Talley, Wayne K.

            Presents the study of the economic decisions (and their consequences) of the users and providers of port services. This book provides a discussion of types of carriers that use ports, the operation of cargo and passenger ports as well as the operation of such specific ports as Ho...ng Kong, Hamburg, Le Havre, Savannah, Miami and Panama.
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            ISBN 9780415777216
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781138952188
            Released NZ 6 May 2009
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Maritime Masters
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            Cruise Ship Squeeze: The New Pirates of the Seven Seas

            Cruise Ship Squeeze: The New Pirates of the Seven Seas (Paperback)

            By Klein, Ross A.

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            An expose of the injustices of cruise tourism, this book examines social and political action that has been directed toward the cruise industry, identifies key organisations and groups that have been effective and that have maintained their integrity, and calls on readers to help... contain the industry through grassroots activism.
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            ISBN 9780865715226
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2005
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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            Ormonde to Oriana: Orient Line to Australia and Beyond - A Purser Remembers
             

            Ormonde to Oriana: Orient Line to Australia and Beyond - A Purser Remembers (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By French, Nelson

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            This text relates a purser's reminiscences of the Orient Line to Australia and beyond. It recalls the years when travel from one country to another was exclusively by sea, and when thousands emigrated to Australia in Orient Line ships.

            ISBN 9780902830431
            Released NZ 16 Jul 2011
            Publisher Bookwise International
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            The Ocean Railway: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Samuel Cunard and the Revolutionary World of the Great Atlantic Steamships
             

            The Ocean Railway: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Samuel Cunard and the Revolutionary World of the Great Atlantic Steamships (Paperback, New edition)

            By Fox, Stephen

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            An epic social history of steamship travel from the 19th century to the Lusitania, the Mauretania and the Titanic.

            ISBN 9780006532163
            Released NZ 17 Dec 2004
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Man and the Maritime Environment
             

            Man and the Maritime Environment (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Fisher, Stephen

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            A cross-disciplinary set of essays which explore man's relationship with the maritime environment. Topics covered include: the development of British and American marine science; 19th century seafarers and their attitude to sea creatures; and the impact of seaside tourism on coas...tlines and waters.
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            ISBN 9780859893930
            Released NZ 15 Jun 1994
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Exeter Maritime Studies
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            The River Welland, Shipping & Mariners of Spalding
             

            The River Welland, Shipping & Mariners of Spalding (Paperback)

            By Seaton, Keith

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            In its heyday Spalding was a busy commercial port, with a shipping industry that affected a large majority of the local population. He has previously written for the Chain Bridge Forge Museum on subjects relating to family history and local shipping history.

            ISBN 9780752494494
            Released NZ 1 May 2015
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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