gross tonnage


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gross tonnage

[¦grōs ′tən·ij]
(naval architecture)
The total volume of the interior of a ship, measured in tons (units of 100 cubic feet).
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07[degrees]E, a 1,200 gross tonnage Indonesian tanker Allwell Perfect reported being boarded by four persons armed with knives.
AIS receives data from ships with 300 gross tonnage or more, which are now required to carry beacons that transmit their speed, direction and identity.
It has a gross tonnage of 13,201 tonnes with a cable uplift capacity of 6,098 tonnes and a speed of 15 knots.
IRI) the Virginia-based maritime and Corporate Administrator of the Marshall Islands, the gross tonnage of which IRI has just announced has broken the threshold of 40 million.
A further 14 cruise ships will call at the terminal in 2009, bringing in some 23,500 passengers and an additional 1m gross tonnage of shipping to the river.
The gross tonnage of shipping handled in 2003 was 48,167,614 tonnes, a 0.
The rise in total gross tonnage for container vessels is a positive indication of Singapore's strength as a transhipment hub for container shipping lines," said MPA Director General Chen Tze Penn.
Each cruise ship will have a gross tonnage of 110,000, about the same as that of Grand Princess, the world's largest cruise ship now in operation.
One of the new berths is designed for vessels up to 900 feet in length and a gross tonnage of 80,000 but with the flexibility to accommodate ships of 1000 feet in length.
Upon review by the Board, the projections and estimates regarding gross in-situ value and gross tonnage of host rock at the Round Top Project do not appear to have been made in conformity with Company's best industry standards approach to releasing information regarding its mineral projects and, in that context, did not have sufficient technical justification.
She was 772ft (235 metres) long and had a gross tonnage of 35,739.