Our success has been primarily achieved through
the knowledge and experience of the international shipping
and trade business by the late Eric Sullivan F.I.C.S., a veteran
of 50 years in all aspects of marine operations, author of
The Marine Encyclopaedic Dictionary, published by Lloyds of
London Press Ltd., which is now in its sixth Edition.
The success of his previous publications, dealing mainly with
marine terms and abbreviations prompted him to embark on this
specialized compilation of a vast & complex industry.
The author adopted a practical approach to the subject and
his technical knowledge and wealth of experience has produced
an invaluable reference manual.
In 1954 – 1955 he was elected Fellow of the Institute of Chartered
His knowledge has been passed on to his children who have
continued together to expand the business.
“An excellent glossary of marine terms covering as
it does virtually, all aspects of the industry, should
be a well – thumbed reference book in the shelves
of every businessman connected with shipping industry–