1st Edition

Polish Shipping Under Communism

By Michael Roe Copyright 2001

    This title was first published in 2001. A look at Polish shipping under communism, arguing that it was one of the great achievements of the Communist years. Michael Roe's point is to examine how the political and economic system of the time combined through an industry achieve aims other than those of a conventional, capitalist economy.

    1: Introduction; 2: The Communist System and Polish Shipping; 3: Polish Shipping and the CMEA; 4: The Crisis of the 1980s; 5: Polish Shipping Policy; 6: Polish Ocean Lines; 7: Polish Steamship Company (PZM); 8: The Polish Tanker Fleet; 9: The Polish Ferry Industry; 10: Port and Shipping Agencies; 11: Polfracht Shipbroking and Chartering; 12: Forwarding; 13: Baltona Shipchandlers; 14: The Instytut Morski; 15: The Polish Chamber of Foreign Trade; 16: Polish Maritime Law and Insurance; 17: Road and Rail Transport; 18: Containerisation; 19: Computers in Polish Shipping; 20: Dredging and Salvage; 21: Bunkers; 22: Maritime Education; 23: Social Services in Polish Shipping; 24: Development, Environment and the Polish Maritime Sector; 25: Polish Register of Shipping; 26: Maritime Employment; 27: Poland’s Maritime Sector and the Balance of Payments; 28: Polish Transit; Postscript


    Michael Roe