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Going East: was the Shift in Volume Shipbuilding Capacity from Britain and Continental Europe to the Far East and Elsewhere during the Latter Half of the Twentieth-Century Inevitable?

By Daniel Todd

British shipbuilding had by the early twentieth century risen to world dominance as a result of the economic advantages of cluster development. The close ties established between yards and their suppliers through proximate locations produced economic effectiveness. Fatal flaws emerged in the latter twentieth century, in the form of labour problems, congestion costs and managerial […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Twentieth C) | Pacific
Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards | Shipbuilding & Design