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gross ton

[¦grōs ¦tən]
(industrial engineering)
ton
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The coefficient of FIRE-EXPLOS is positive and significant, suggesting that fire/explosion accidents result in greater passenger-vessel damage per gross ton than other types of accidents - supporting the concern expressed by the NTSB [12] that greater passenger-vessel damage is expected in fire/explosion accidents.
At 227,700 gross tons it will be slightly larger than its sisters so when it is launched in summer 2016 it can be the undisputed holder of the title of largest cruise ship in the world.
At 151,400 gross tons, QM2 is the largest ocean liner built and could fit Britannia inside her dining room.
Total shipping tonnage handled by the island state hit a record high of 971 million gross tons last year, topping the previous record of 960 million tons in 2001, the regulatory authority said in a statement.
05 million gross tons, equivalent to two to three years' work for shipbuilders.
The Coast Guard's report focused on the 182 foreign-flag passenger vessels of 1,600 gross tons or more that have taken on or discharged passengers at United States ports between 1985 and 1994.
9% higher during the fourth calendar quarter of 2006 as compared to the fourth quarter of 2005, the total shipments credited to the Trust in the fourth quarter of 2006 decreased from 1,298,179 gross tons in the fourth quarter of 2005 to 764,807 gross tons in the fourth quarter of 2006, a decrease of 41%.
In fact, the "Lucy" was only the first of 20 losses for Cunard, an amazing 56% of the company's pre-war tonnage or a total of 220,444 gross tons.
Each ship is 251 metres long, weighs 60,000 gross tons, and carries 2,199 passengers.
Exports of newly built ships by Japanese shipbuilders totaled 8,733,590 gross tons in 1999, up 21.
At 28,821 gross tons and 204m long, Fort Victoria is bigger than the aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious.