gross ton


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gross ton

n
(Units) a long ton. See ton11
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gross′ ton′


n.
Chiefly Brit. a long ton. See under ton 1 (def. 1).
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Noun1.gross ton - a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 poundsgross ton - a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds
avoirdupois unit - any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights
long hundredweight, cwt, hundredweight - a British unit of weight equivalent to 112 pounds
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The average fuel consumption rose by a litre per 100 gross ton kilometers in 2013, increasing BDZ overspending by about BGN 1M.
Along with the first Breakaway Plus ship, which is scheduled for delivery in October 2015, these two new vessels will be the largest in the line's fleet at approximately 163,000 gross tons and 4,200 passenger berths each and will be similar in design and innovation to the line's current Breakaway class, the first of which, Norwegian Breakaway, launched in New York in early May.
The new ship, at 163,000 gross tons and approximately 4,200 passenger berths, will be larger than the company's Breakaway class ships currently under construction at Meyer Werft and incorporate many of those vessels' design elements and innovations.
It is unclear, however, which of these propulsion sources is safer and therefore expected to result in less accident vessel damage cost per gross ton.
Dwarfing this 80 gross ton sailing ship, is Irish Ferries' 34,000 gross ton superferry Isle of Inishmore, in No 5 drydock for annual servicing.
After time as an asylum seekers' hostel in Oslo, she was rebuilt by Italian interests as the cruise liner Athena, 16,144 gross tons, to carry 550 passengers.
The 113,000 gross ton Princess Cruises flagship will depart at 9pm this evening.
The 9,500 gross ton liner, operated by Cruise & Maritime Voyages, carrying 520 passengers was returning from a Northern Lights cruise to the North Cape, off northern Norway back to Avonmouth, near Bristol.
Passengers disembarking from the five star-plus 51,000 gross ton Crystal Symphony were strummed ashore by Town Crier Don Evans and the Liverpool Ukulele Orchestra (LUO).
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1 Steel Busheling, purchased at $220 per gross ton, yields $2,455, while 20,000 pounds yields $1,964.