"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.
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Coast Lines was for a time one of the great success stories of British shipping. Focussing on the coastal liner trades, the group dominated its chosen sector of business more successfully than almost any other shipping company in the United Kingdom. But it is also one of the great untold stories of the shipping industry. 128 pages, black and white hardback
This latest Tugs pictorial album contains a selection of stunning colour photographs of Thames tugs. Each photograph is accompanied by an informative caption. Initially the book takes a look at smaller lighterage tugs, many of which are performing the role for which they were originally built. Later on the book concentrates on tugs involved with...
This book follows the fortunes of P&O Ferries. Normany Ferries , Southern Ferries, Townsend Car Ferries, Thorsen Car Ferries, wich all later became part of European Ferries and then in 1986 the company was taken over the P&O Group. Following major re-organisation in 2002 the Uk giant was re-brandeed as P&O Ferries.
Written by W J Harvey, this is a very comprehensive book about Cory Towage Ltd from its humble beginnings to one of the foremost operators of ship handling worldwide. In its 224 pages it tells the history of the group from 1895 up to the millennium.
This latest Tugs pictorial album Volume 2, documents some of the smaller tugs that used to be seen in Bristol City Docks plus some of the rarer and larger tugs that have paid only one or two visits to the port in recent years. Each photograph is accompanied by an informative caption.
This book is a sequel to Andrew Wiltshire's first book on tugs Looking Back at British Tugs. This time he concentrates on examples that were completed in British Shipyards. He has always been fascinated by the number of small shipyards that once existed around the UK, and often by the location of these yards.
A beautiful album of illustrations and information. From around 1880 for almost 100 years, shipowners commissioned a wealth of paintings that depicted, as well as their magnificent liners, the routes they travelled, their exotic destinations, and life on board. 158 pages. Colour.
Published by Stegro, this Dutch book lists the Dutch ships under the ownership of Dammers & van der Heide and gives detailed, technical information related to them. Each page has a black/white photograph of the named ship. The book has 253 pages and is written in Dutch.
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.
Throughout this edition Warship World have gathered a selection of images from 1909 and the pre-dreadnoughts through to the very latest warships of today as they run sea trials prior to entering service as the next generation of warship. For many of the features, the images have been taken during large fleet assemblies.
Published 13 May 2016. Authored by Gilbert Mayes and Michael Thompson, this book has a detailed history of each vessel built between 1940 and 1993. The volume is fully illustrated with many superb, rare colour and black/white photographs. There are three colour pages depicting the funnel colours of vessel owners.
"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.
It is possible to have a postal subscription to this magazine for two years.
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.
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.
Manchester Liners is a fully illustrated company history. It is a hardback A4 size book.
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.
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.
Arklow Shippingis a well illustrated company history. It is a softback A4 size book of 96 pages with many colour photographs.
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.
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.