deadweight tonnage


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dead′weight ton′nage


n.
the capacity in long tons of cargo, passengers, fuel, etc. (dead′weight tons′), of a vessel: the difference between the loaded and light displacement tonnage of the vessel.
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Some progress has been made on that front, as Zamil Offshore itself already has plans for a joint venture project to build a large shipyard on the Red Sea coast to repair VLCC tankers up to suezmax size and shipbuilding capabilities up to 20,000 deadweight tonnage (dwt).
Hong Kong companies own or manage 9 per cent of the world's merchant fleet in deadweight tonnage.
About the present capacity of the Gwadar port he said that the port has three Multipurpose Berths (capacity: bulk carriers of 50,000 deadweight tonnage (DWT) and container vessels of 35,000 DWT) and length of Berths was 602 metres.
The vessel, the MSC Xutra Bhum, with a capacity of 2,378 TEUs (twenty foot equivalent container units) and deadweight tonnage (dwt) of 30,832, sailed up the 54km channel to the terminal.
The new terminals will enable KPT to handle and cater fifth and sixth generation ships with 100,000 deadweight tonnage (DWT) having 16 metres of draft.
Ridley Terminals is the most northern deepwater port in North America and has the ability to handle capesize vessels up to 250,000 deadweight tonnage.
MUSCAT: MV Fairchem Bogey, a 26,350 deadweight tonnage (DWT) Indian chemical tanker that was freed by Somali pirates on January 12, for an estimated ransom of $8 million after five months of captivity, docked at Salalah Port on Tuesday night.
The 11,520 deadweight tonnage vessel "Aegean Star," which was sailing from Ghana to Benin was attacked some 20 kilometers off the coast of Benin, the managing company said.
Currently, the Middle East has a fleet of 2,040 vessels with combined deadweight tonnage (dwt) of 57.
Later, the Acting Chairman told newsmen that the ships will be acquired later this year with deadweight tonnage (DWT) of 65,716, and 46,710 and the third one will have DWT of 76,830.
They were converted from two 2002- built double hull Ultra Large Crude Carriers (ULCC) tankers of 442,000 deadweight tonnage (dwt) each.
The 350 metre-long, 120,000 deadweight tonnage (dwt), 9,700 teu 'CMA CGM Pelleas' called at KCT on Monday 15 March 2010, where work was carried out under eight gantries, for the first time in the history of the terminal.