Sucess of course does not come about by itself. A ship owner of the last
century had to be well informed in many areas. Not only the knowledge
about the secrets of trading ensure success but also an excellent knowledge
in the field of shipbuilding, types of ships, running a ship, nautical
science, readiness to take risks, and last but not least being informed
about the political and economical situation of the world were absolutely
essential for the running of a shipping firm.
In the single-player mode it is the aim of your game to be included in the
"List of the Best" after a certain number of years. In the multi- player
mode there is the possibility of a "knockout" victory if all competitors
have been eliminated. Winning can also be defined as the player who has
the strongest company after the end of playing time.