tonnage gross

tonnage gross
Gross tonnage includes a ship's internal volume, excluding such spaces as the peak, double bottom, deep tanks used only for water ballast, bridge, forecastle, open-ended poop, certain light and air spaces, skylights, anchor and steering gear spaces, toilets, the wheelhouse, and certain passenger spaces

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  • Gross tonnage — Gross Tonnage, along with Net Tonnage, was defined by The International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships, 1969 , adopted by the International Maritime Organization in 1969, and came into force on July 18, 1982. These two measurements… …   Wikipedia

  • Tonnage — Ton nage (?; 48), n. [From {Ton} a measure.] [1913 Webster] 1. The weight of goods carried in a boat or a ship. [1913 Webster] 2. The cubical content or burden of a vessel, or vessels, in tons; or, the amount of weight which one or several… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gross registered tonnage — ➔ tonnage …   Financial and business terms

  • Tonnage — Not to be confused with Ton. Tonnage is a measure of the size or cargo carrying capacity of a ship. The term derives from the taxation paid on tuns or casks of wine, and was later used in reference to the weight of a ship s cargo; however, in… …   Wikipedia

  • Gross Register Tonnage — NOTOC . [The corresponding mass depends on what the volume is filled with, for example, 1 GRT of water weighs around 2,800 kg.] This calculation of gross register tonnage is complex; a hold can, for instance, be assessed for grain (accounting for …   Wikipedia

  • gross tonnage — noun : tonnage 4a * * * Naut. the total volume of a vessel, expressed in units of 100 cubic feet (gross ton), with certain open structures, deckhouses, tanks, etc., exempted. Also called gross register tonnage. * * * gross tonnage The total space …   Useful english dictionary

  • gross — adj., v., & n. adj. 1 overfed, bloated; repulsively fat. 2 (of a person, manners, or morals) noticeably coarse, unrefined, or indecent. 3 flagrant; conspicuously wrong (gross negligence). 4 total; without deductions; not net (gross tonnage; gross …   Useful english dictionary

  • gross ton — noun a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds • Syn: ↑long ton, ↑ton • Hypernyms: ↑avoirdupois unit • Part Meronyms: ↑hundredweight, ↑cwt, ↑long hundredweight …   Useful english dictionary

  • gross — See tonnage gross …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • tonnage — ton‧nage [ˈtʌnɪdʒ] noun [countable, uncountable] 1. the total number of tons that something weighs: • The aim is to obtain the maximum saleable tonnage at reasonable cost. 2. TRANSPORT the size of a ship or the amount of goods it can carry,… …   Financial and business terms

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