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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    In this book, Alistair Deayton uses his wonderful collection of photographs to tell the story of the ferries and steamers of the northern isles, including the North Company and its successors and competitors on the routes between mainland Scotland and the islands. 126 pages.

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    Publication 20th September 2015.  Stunning photographs in an all-colour hardback album Detailed captions giving information about the bus, its route and location The period covered in this book extends from the 1960s through the 1970s to a cut off point around 1985.

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    From the adapted Thomas in 1856 to the very first puffer, Glasgow, in 1857 through to the decline of steam after the Second World War and beyond, this softback book has 56 pages of atmospheric colour and black & white photographs telling the story of the puffer.

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    This softback book has 56 pages of atmospheric colour and black & white photographs looking back at a Rothesay different to the unhurried town of today. In its hayday, a period from the 1870s to the 1970s, Rothesay had something for everybody.

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    This softback book has 56 pages of atmospheric colour and black & white photographs looking back at the steamers that travelled to and from Arran. "By the 1890s and early 1900s, at the height of railway rivalry for the coastal trade, Arran was being served by streamlined visions of beauty..."

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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 48 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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    Written by Nick Robins and published on 16 July 2014, this book is a very comprehensive maritime history of the Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Company and includes many excellent colour and black/white illustrations.  This story of the company and antecedent companies and associate interests has never been told in full before.

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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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    Written by W van Heck and A M van Zanten, and published by De Alk, this Dutch reference book lists all Dutch tug boats 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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    "Coastal Shipping" is a bi-monthly magazine for all who are keen on coastal ships and their trades. Each issue comprises 48 pages of news and views, with articles varying from nostalgia to the very latest news.

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

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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 94 colour photographs of coasters built during the 1960s.  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.  A detailed caption tells more about the history of the ship and, in some cases, the building yard.

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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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    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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    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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