Interested in shipping and the offshore industry?

CBS Library has recently procured access to an online reference work on the maritime and offshore sectors. Below we have compiled a short list of databases relevant for anybody interested in literature and information on this topic.



The Encyclopedia of Maritime and Offshore Engineering contains information on historical background, materials, ships, and offshore technology.
Topics also include design, construction and operational aspects, offshore installations as well as other maritime structures used to transport, develop, and exploit ocean-based resources, including oil, gas, and renewable energy.

You can both browse and search contents and, if relevant, download full-text PDF documents
Try out the Encyclopedia of Maritime and Offshore Engineering

Find more information on the library shelves
Search the CBS Library catalogue if you want to learn more. Use the subject terms Ships, Shipping, and Offshore Industry
If you instead prefer to browse the shelves, you will find relevant books in the following locations:

  • Ships 629.12
  • Shipping, ports 656.6
  • Offshore industry 665.6

Industry data
Industry data, data on companies operating within the industry, or specific industry reports are available from a suit of CBS Library databases.
Select Industries and Markets to search:

Check out the library guides to learn how to find data on industries and markets in general and shipping in particular.

You are also welcome to see a member of staff in the Solbjerg Plads library for help.

Access to Encyclopedia of Maritime and Offshore engineering
The encyclopedia is available to all CBS students and staff both on- and off-campus. Other patrons can gain access from CBS Library Solbjerg Plads only

The page was last edited by: CBS Library // 05/05/2021