Dr. Merv Rowlinson is a Principal Lecturer at London Metropolitan University in Shipping & Transport. He has served in the Merchant Navy, also the railway industry. His research interests are inter-modal transport, particularly shortsea shipping and its potential for delivering sustainable transport.2010 0-7734-4850-0
Examines the prospects of increased participation of Britain and Ireland in freight trade shipping. The dependence of both island nations on road haulage has led to environmental concerns over congestion, pollution, road damage and heavy fuel consumption. This book contains twelve color photographs.