research data . Dataset . 2011

Database on cargo flows in the port of Rotterdam, 1880-2000 Goederenoverslag Rotterdamse haven, 1880-2000

dr F.M.M. Goey, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam; Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - ESHCC;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)
Abstract
This dataset was created for the research project: Rotterdam-Antwerp, a century and a half of port competition, 1880-2000. The aim of the project was to investigate different variables that influence competition between these ports and their overall effect on cargo flows. This dataset only contains statistics on Rotterdam. (Dataset D0095 contains the data collected on the port of Antwerp.) The statistics offer detailed time-series on international cargo flows passing through Rotterdam. Cargo shipped to and from the port by domestic short-sea shipping is not registered by the sources, because in this kind of transport no border is crossed. Furthermore, like sea-b...
Subjects
free text keywords: Modern and contemporary history, Temporal coverage 1880 1914, Temporal coverage 1919 1995, Temporal coverage 1925 1933, Temporal coverage 1975 2001, commodities, economic history, export, import, railway transport, sea transport, transit trade, History, Economics
Communities
Transport Research
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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