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Navires de charge : beaux livres - histoire, armateurs et navires (1)

Un livre concernant les navires de charge ? Découvrez ici nos ouvrages maritimes consacrés à l'histoire, les armateurs et les navires, y compris les navires tramping, les porte-conteneurs, les vraquiers et les navires-citernes.

Looking Back at Traditional Cargo Ships

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Description - Covers cargo ships that are termed mid-ships layout, three-quarters aft layout and also those with a split superstructure. The book looks at cargo liners, former cargo liners and tramp ships in service under a wide variety of flags. Some ships date back as far as 1914 and some of the classic designs that appeared through to the early 1980s are also covered.

This is the latest book in the Looking Back......series. There are stunning colour photographs of traditional cargo ships with detailed captions giving information about the ship, its history and location.
For the purpose of this book, a traditional cargo ship is defined as a dry-cargo vessel that has cargo accommodation both forward and aft of its machinery space.

Présentation :80 pages, 20 x 25 x 1.1 cm, relié
Illustration :abondamment illustré avec photos en couleurs
Editeur :Bernard McCall (GB, 2015)
EAN :9781902953694
Livre : Looking Back at Traditional Cargo Ships

Looking Back at Traditional Cargo Ships

Langue : anglais

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Wartime Standard Ships

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Description - In both World Wars there arose a pressing need for merchant tonnage both to supplement existing ships but, more importantly, to replace ships that had been sunk by enemy action, and the key to the Allied strategy in both wars was a massive programme of merchant shipbuilding.
This need gave rise to a series of standard designs with increasing emphasis on prefabrication and a progression towards welded hulls.

This book tells the remarkable story of the design and construction of the many types that not only contributed to their country s war efforts, but were also responsible for a cultural change in world shipbuilding that would lay the foundations for the post-war industry.
The story begins in the First World War with the National type cargo ships which were the first examples of prefabricated construction. The best known of all types of wartime standard ships, of course, were the Liberty ships and their successor, the better equipped Victory ships, both built in the United States. Some 2,700 Liberty ships were built and this incredible achievement undoubtedly saved the Allies from losing the War. In Canada, the Ocean and Park ships made a further major contribution.

Germany and Japan also introduced standard merchant shipbuilding programmes during the Second World War and these are covered in detail. The many different types and designs are all reviewed and their roles explained, while the design criteria, innovative building techniques and the human element of their successful operation is covered.

Présentation :160 pages, 24.5 x 19 cm, relié
Illustration :160 photos et dessins
Editeur :Seaforth Publishing (GB, 2017)
EAN :9781848323766
Livre : Wartime Standard Ships

Wartime Standard Ships

Langue : anglais

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Tramp Ships - An Illustrated History

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Description - The tramp ship was the taxi of the seas. With no regular schedules, it voyaged anywhere and everywhere, picking up and dropping off cargoes, mainly bulk cargoes such as coal, grain, timber, china clay and oil. It was the older and slower vessels that tended to find their way into this trade, hence the tag 'tramp', though new tramps were built, often with the owner's eye on chartering to the liner companies.

In this book by the well-known author Roy Fenton, their evolution is described over the course of more than 100 years, from the 1860s, when the steam tramp developed from the screw collier, until it was largely replaced by the specialist bulk carrier in the 1980s.

An introduction looks at the design and building of tramps before going on to describe the machinery, from simple triple-expansion turbines to diesel engines. Their operation and management and the life of the officers and crews is also covered.
The meat of the book is to be found in the 300 wonderfully evocative photographs of individual ships which illustrate the development of the tramp and its trades through the last years of the 19th century, the two world wars, and the postwar years.
Each caption gives the dimensions, the owners and the builder, and outlines the career, with notes on trades and how they changed over a ship's lifetime. Design features are highlighted and notes on machinery included.

Présentation :176 pages, 26.5 x 25 x 1.8 cm, relié
Illustration :plus de 300 en N&amp,B photos
Editeur :Seaforth Publishing (GB, 2013)
EAN :9781848321588
Livre : Tramp Ships - An Illustrated History

Tramp Ships - An Illustrated History

Langue : anglais

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Cargo Liners and Tramps

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Description - In the post-war era, there was still a demand for ocean-going travel, not just on the glamorous large liners and mail ships, but also on much smaller ships. Many of these could be just as well appointed and comfortable and doubtless provided an intimacy that may have been missing from the larger and faster ships.
If time was not a vital consideration, and money possibly was, then travel by cargo liner was an ideal option.

The pictures presented here represent souvenirs of an era that air travel and the onset of the fast container ship have totally obliterated. Many of the photographs presented here were acquired between 1961 and 1965 from the major British and European shipping companies, some of whom responded particularly generously. Some Asian and American companies contributed as well.

This material gives an insight into the use of postcards and photographs as a vital part of marketing, promotion and public relations in a world that was soon to disappear. Here, Mark Lee Inman collects some of the most interesting pictures and postcards of this era.

Présentation :96 pages, 23.5 x 21.5 x 1.5 cm, broché
Illustration :180 photos en N&B et couleurs
Editeur :Amberley Publishing (GB, 2018)
EAN :9781445673844
Livre : Cargo Liners and Tramps

Cargo Liners and Tramps

Langue : anglais

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Handling Cargo : Freighters of the 1950s and '60s

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Description - Freighters of the 1950s and '60s - with masts, booms and hatches - were the last of their generation. It was the end of an era, just before the massive transition to faster, more efficient containerised shipping on larger and larger vessels.
These were `working ships', but many would be retired prematurely and finish up under flags of convenience, for virtually unknown owners, before going off to the scrappers in the 1970s and '80s.

For some ships, their life's work was cut short and their decommissioning was quick. In "Handling Cargo", William H. Miller remembers the likes of Cunard, Holland America and United States Lines on the North Atlantic, Moore McCormack Lines to South America, Farrell Lines to Africa and P&O out East.

Présentation :120 pages, 22.5 x 25 x 1.5 cm, broché
Illustration :96 photos en N&B et 80 en couleurs
Editeur :The History Press Ltd (GB, 2018)
EAN :9780750984348
Livre : Handling Cargo : Freighters of the 1950s and '60s

Handling Cargo : Freighters of the 1950s and '60s

Langue : anglais

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Along the Waterfront : Freighters at New York in the 1950s and 1960s

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Description - The 1954 film On the Waterfront brought to life the New York docks of the 1950s, when it was often said that a ship, usually a freighter, arrived or departed every 24 minutes, around the clock.
Now, the Port of New York is handling more cargo than ever before, but all of it containerised.

"Along the Waterfront", a followon to "Along the Hudson" (which looked at passenger ships in the Port of New York), covers the vast and fascinating fleet of freighters that once called at New York, including ships and companies that did not quite make it, such as the Bull Line, Standard Fruit, Torm Lines and the Booth Steamship Company.
In this book, William H. Miller takes the reader on an evocative trip back to the days of the New York docks as they were portrayed in On the Waterfront.

Présentation :128 pages, 17 x 24.5 cm, broché
Illustration :160 photos
Editeur :Amberley Publishing (GB, 2016)
EAN :9781445654089
Livre : Along the Waterfront : Freighters at New York in the 1950s and 1960s

Along the Waterfront : Freighters at New York in the 1950s and 1960s

Langue : anglais

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Coasters of the 1970s (Volume 1)

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Description - Written by Bernard McCall, this book has 83 colour photographs of coasters built during the 1970s. The photographs date from the 1970s up to the present day and we see some ships in their original guise and others after being sold and/or modernised.
Detailed captions accompanying the photographs tell more about the history of the ship.

Présentation :80 pages, 19.5 x 24.5 cm, relié
Illustration :83 photos en couleurs
Editeur :Bernard McCall (GB, 2015)
EAN :9781902953748
Livre : Coasters of the 1970s (Volume 1)

Coasters of the 1970s (Volume 1)

Langue : anglais

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Coasters of the 1970s (Volume 2)

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Description - This hardback full-colour album details coasters built in the 70s over 96 pages and with 106 photographs. Some ships remain in their original guise while others are documented throughout their life after being sold and/or modernised.
The colour photographs are accompanied by detailed captions that tell more about the ship and, in some cases, the building yard.

Présentation :96 pages, 19.5 x 24.5 cm, relié
Illustration :106 photos en couleurs
Editeur :Bernard McCall (GB, 2016)
EAN :9781902953793
Livre : Coasters of the 1970s (Volume 2)

Coasters of the 1970s (Volume 2)

Langue : anglais

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First Class Cargo : A History of Combination Cargo-Passenger Ships

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Description - An unusual blend of cargo freight, holiday-making passengers and government officials, the combination cargo-passenger ship is an oddity now all but relegated to the past.
In its heyday, however, royals such as Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, were known to travel by 'banana boat' to the Caribbean. Ships such as Fyffes Line's Golfito would stop at Trinidad, Barbados and Kingston to load up with bananas, whilst passengers would make the most of the exotic setting.

Carrying between 50 and 100 passengers with anything up to 10,000 tons of cargo, these ships were both working freighters as well as elegant cruise-like ships, renowned for their intimate, yacht-like atmosphere.
William Miller is the author of ninety books on passenger ships and is an acknowledged world expert on the subject. Told with affection, this nostalgic insight into the world of passenger-cargo ships brings to life, in full colour, the magnificent ships and passengers from the golden age of interoceanic travel.

Présentation :96 pages, 22.5 x 25 cm, broché
Illustration :100 photos en N&B et 56 en couleurs
Editeur :The History Press Ltd (GB, 2016)
EAN :9780750965088
Livre : First Class Cargo : A History of Combination Cargo-Passenger Ships

First Class Cargo : A History of Combination Cargo-Passenger Ships

Langue : anglais

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Megaschiffe - Giganten zur See - Die grössten Schiffe der Welt

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Description - Schiffe mit 24.000 Standardcontainern - das sagen Experten für das Jahr 2020 voraus. Solche Konstruktionen der Superlative stellen höchste Anforderungen an den Schiffbau. Alleine der Motor eines Schiffes für 14.000 Container ist so gross wie zwei Einfamilienhäuser und leistet ca. 102.000 PS.
Aber auch andere Schiffstypen werden immer grösser, fast immer mit dem Ziel, die Wirtschaftlichkeit zu erhöhen.

Pages du livre Megaschiffe - Giganten zur See - Die grössten Schiffe der Welt (1)

Angefangen von Kreuzfahrtschiffen über Containerschiffe bis hin zu Eisbrechern und Flugzeugträgern: Das Buch gibt einen Einblick in die Welt moderner Megaschiffe und liefert einen Überblick über die grössten Maschinen, die die Ozeane befahren.

Pages du livre Megaschiffe - Giganten zur See - Die grössten Schiffe der Welt (2)

Présentation :192 pages, 24 x 30.5 cm, relié
Illustration :210 photos en N&B et couleurs
Editeur :Pietsch Verlag (D, 2019)
EAN :9783613508927
Livre : Megaschiffe - Giganten zur See - Die grössten Schiffe der Welt

Megaschiffe - Giganten zur See - Die grössten Schiffe der Welt

Langue : allemand

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Looking Back at Container Ships

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Description - In this latest addition to Andrew Wiltshire's Looking Back series, we take a fifty year journey exploring container ships from around the world. Learn about the ships that have rapidly changed the face of worldwide shipping and global trade today and the consortia formed to operate them.
A chronological look at container ships from the early conversions through to the giants that have entered service in the last few years.

Présentation :80 pages, 19.5 x 24.5 x 1.4 cm, relié
Illustration :plus de 100 photos
Editeur :Bernard McCall (GB, 2017)
EAN :9781902953878
Livre : Looking Back at Container Ships

Looking Back at Container Ships

Langue : anglais

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Porte-conteneurs - la révolution des transports maritimes

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Description - Les quais des ports, envahis par les marchandises diverses fraîchement débarquées des cargos en escale, ne sont plus qu'un souvenir. Les entrepôts sont désormais désespérément vides. Les petits bars à matelots, les officines joyeuses, les maisons du marin, les bureaux des armateurs, si proches des navires, n'existent plus. Les dockers ne descendent plus au fond des cales.
Les alignements à perte de vue de navires de charge accostés dans les bassins, creusés au centre-ville même des grandes métropoles maritimes, laissent la place à des marinas. Aujourd'hui, les marchandises se transportent dans de grosses boîtes de fer, aux dimensions standardisées. Les cargos, aux cales non standardisées, sont remplacés par des navires porte-boîtes, de taille impressionnante.

La conteneurisation des transports maritimes, débutée durant les années 1970, est une véritable révolution, un prélude à ce qu'on appellera plus tard la mondialisation. Elle emporte rapidement avec elle toute une tradition, transforme des métiers, en supprime d'autres, bouleverse l'architecture navale et les plans des ports, qui doivent s'équiper à grands frais pour recevoir les nouveaux porte-conteneurs. Elle fait disparaître de très nombreux armements centenaires.
C'est ce moment d'histoire où tout bascule, et ses répercussions jusqu'à aujourd'hui, que ce livre se propose de raconter. "Porte-conteneurs, la révolution des transports maritimes" traite de la plus importante mutation vécue par ce secteur depuis l'arrivée sur les mers des cargos à vapeur, et leur généralisation au début du XXe siècle.

Présentation :192 pages, 31 x 23.5 cm, relié
Illustration :50 photos en N&B et 250 en couleurs
Editeur :ETAI (FR, 2003)
EAN :9782726893401
Livre : Porte-conteneurs - la révolution des transports maritimes

Porte-conteneurs - la révolution des transports maritimes

Langue : français

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Containerschiffe - auf allen Weltmeeren (Typen-Kompass)

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Description - Containerschiffe haben innerhalb weniger Jahrzehnte die gesamten Transport- und Logistikabläufe weltweit nicht nur beeinflusst, sondern auch verändert. In immer kürzeren Abständen wurden immer grössere Schiffe gebaut. 1950 fuhren die ersten Containerschiffe der USA auf den Weltmeeren umher.

Pages du livre Containerschiffe - auf allen Weltmeeren (Typen-Kompass) (1)

Dieser Typenkompass von Horst W. Laumanns, selbst Fachjournalist, Lektor und Historiker, zeichnet die Entwicklung der Schiffsklasse nach und stellt ausgewählte und besondere Containerschiffe in bewährter Typenkompass-Manier vor. Hier finden die Leser zahlreiche Daten und Fakten zu den einzelnen Typen.

Présentation :128 pages, 20.5 x 14 cm, broché
Illustration :150 photos en N&B et couleurs
Editeur :Pietsch Verlag (D, 2018)
Série :Typen-Kompass (PPTK)
EAN :9783613508613
Livre : Containerschiffe - auf allen Weltmeeren (Typen-Kompass)

Containerschiffe - auf allen Weltmeeren (Typen-Kompass)

Langue : allemand

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Looking Back at Bulk Carriers

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Description - A significant development occurred in 1925 when Swedish owners took delivery of a pair of purpose-built ore carriers. The 1950s witnessed the continued development of the bulk carrier, with larger ships being constructed, often for specific trades such as the carriage of iron ore. The ten years between 1962 and 1972 saw bulk trade expand dramatically. Nowadays the bulk carrier continues to play a vital role worldwide.

Written by Andrew Wiltshire, this book contains 106 colour images of bulk carriers including specialised vessels for the carriage of ore, cement, coal and self-discharge in addition to the many different types of conventional bulkers and ore/oil vessels.

Présentation :80 pages, 20 x 24.5 x 1.2 cm, relié
Illustration :106 photos en couleurs
Editeur :Bernard McCall (GB, 2012)
EAN :9781902953588
Livre : Looking Back at Bulk Carriers

Looking Back at Bulk Carriers

Langue : anglais

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Méthaniers & gaziers - la haute technologie en mer

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Description - L'histoire du transport du gaz par mer, bien que récente, est incroyablement riche. Elle débute après guerre grâce à quelques pionniers, tout à la fois techniciens hors pairs, aventuriers, et hommes d'affaires un peu fous.
Ces hommes et femmes d'exception fondent des empires. Les navires se succèdent de 1955 à 1980, chacun étant un prototype et devenant le leader dans sa catégorie. A chaque mise en service, les ingénieurs vivent des premières mondiales.
Le transport du gaz, on l'aura deviné, n'est pas une mince affaire, mais une suite de paris, tous plus risqués les uns que les autres, mais toujours réussis. Les équipages de ces gaziers, formant une bande à part, explorent le monde, livrant partout le gaz à mettre en bouteilles. Le secteur connaît son apogée technologique avec la mise en service des gros méthaniers, spécialité des chantiers français, à la fin des années 1910. Les méthaniers restent les navires les plus délicats à construire et les plus onéreux.
"Méthaniers et Gaziers" raconte une saga maritime comme il en existe peu où se mêlent le génie de l'homme, l'argent, la chance, la plus haute technologie et la passion. Tout cela dans un but unique ; transporter tous les gaz, sur tous les océans, en toute sécurité. C'est un monde secret, exaltant, aventureux, aux amitiés solides, que ce livre vous propose de découvrir.

Présentation :192 pages, 31 x 23.5 cm, relié
Illustration :100 photos en N&B et 200 couleurs
Editeur :ETAI (FR, 2004)
EAN :9782726893746
Livre : Méthaniers & gaziers - la haute technologie en mer

Méthaniers & gaziers - la haute technologie en mer

Langue : français

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