Welcome to Coastal Shipping Publications

Coastal Shipping Publications"Coastal Shipping" magazine was established in 1994 by Bernard McCall, who at that time had published several maritime books and contributed a regular column to “Sea Breezes” magazine. Since then "Coastal Shipping" has grown into a hugely popular magazine and is read by shipping professionals and enthusiasts alike. Please visit the Coastal Shipping Magazine pages for details about the current and next issue of the magazine. Coastal Shipping also publishes and distributes a growing range of maritime books. Information on our own books in print can be found on the Coastal Shipping Publications page, whilst the Other Publications page gives details of our available range from other publishers.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us. We hope you enjoy your visit and look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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    Compiled by Nick Widdows this book aims to list every passenger/vehicle ferry in GB and Ireland, ro-ro freight vessels which operate regular services between GB and Ireland and to nearby Continental destinations and major passenger/vehicle ferries in other parts of Northern Europe. Contains over 180 photographs over 218 pages.

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    This hardback 240 page book, takes a chronological look at the types of vehicles operated by Cardiff's municipal fleet and its successor up to the present day, and in particular motor buses and trolley buses.

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    "Coastal Shipping" is a bi-monthly magazine for all who are keen on coastal ships and their trades. Each issue comprises 52 pages of news and views, with articles varying from nostalgia to the very latest news.

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    Published on 7 July 2014, this second hardback volume of 160 pages of what will be a 3 - volume set looks at the beginning of the Great War to the start of World War 2 and includes details of vessels taken into Admiralty Service.

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    Hardback; 80 pages; landscape format, 195mm x 245mm. 108 colour photographs each with a detailed caption about the bus, its route and the location of the photograph.

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    Stena Bulk is not the largest tanker shipping company in the world but it is one of the most innovative, responsible and interesting ones.Its story is told in this hardback book with dustjacket, in portrait format, with 305 pages.lt is well illustrated with excellent colour photographs.

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    PUBLISHED 20 NOVEMBER 2014 Written by Dominic and Bernard McCall, "Tugs in Camera" is a superb colour photographic album of tugs, accompanied by detailed captions.  It is an A4-sized, hardback book with one colour photograph and caption on each of the 96 pages.

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    Written by W van Heck and A M van Zanten, and published by De Alk, this Dutch reference book lists all Dutch barges and gives detailed, technical information related to them.  Also included are many colour photographs in the centre of the book.  This book is the latest 2015 edition.

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    This is the December 2014 edition of our popular magazine.  It has the increased number of 48 pages, landscape format and printed on top quality art paper.  The front cover depicts the Arbi Traje at anchor off Istanbul on 5 July 2005.

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    Dutch Merchant Vessels in Pictures - Part 15 is a hardback book compiled by Dick Gorter, and published in November 2014 by De Alk. This second special edition in the series is devoted to ships tht are managed by Seatrade of Groningen. There is one large colour photo per page from page 43 onwards, accompanied by a very full caption written in Dutch.  The...

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    "Coastal Shipping" is a bi-monthly magazine for all who are keen on coastal ships and their trades. Each issue comprises 52 pages of news and views, with articles varying from nostalgia to the very latest news.

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    It is possible to have a postal subscription to this magazine for two years.

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    In its 80 pages, this all-colour album has 103 photographs of refrigerated ships. Each photograph is accompanied by a detailed caption giving information about the ship and the location.

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    Written by Chris Brooks and Simon Smith, this book (published August 2011) is a splendid all-colour, pictorial album looking at vessels and shipyards in Istanbul and the Bosphorus.  The stunning photographs are each accompanied by a detailed caption.

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    Written by Bernard McCall, this book has 86 colour photographs of coasters built during the 1950s.  The photographs date from the 1960s up to the present day and we see some ships in their original guise and others after being sold and/or modernised.  A detailed caption tells more about the history of the ship and, in some cases, the building yard.

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    Manchester Liners is a fully illustrated company history. It is a hardback A4 size book.

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    This volume looks at ports between Swansea in the west and Chepstow in the east. The industrial revolution saw a huge and rapid expansion of ports in this area.

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    PLEASE CLICK HERE IS YOU ARE A UK CUSTOMER: Coastal Shipping is a bi-monthly magazine for all who are interested in coastal/short-sea vessels and the trades in which they work.  This binder files 12 copies of any Coastal Shipping magazine published upto December 2012.

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    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.

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    Written by Andrew Wiltshire and published on 14 March 2014, this hardback book is the latest in the successful maritime series with stunning colour photographs and detailed captions of a huge variety of tugs in an equally wide variety of locations.

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