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long ton

[′lȯŋ ′tən]
(industrial engineering)
ton

long ton

The equivalent of 2,240 lb (1,016 kg).
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That is second only to the record amount of capacity of 61 million so-called dead weight tons that were scrapped and recycled in 2012.
During 2014 bulk carriers equaling 16 million dead weight tons (DWT) were sold for demolition, down from more than 23 million DWT in 2013.
The port is designed to have the capacity to accommodate ships measuring 20,000 GWT (gross weight tons), or larger than the Kumai port in Kotawaringin Barat, which could only accommodate ships with capacity of not more than 10,000 GWT.
Vale and the management of Lianyungang port in China's eastern Jiangsu province signed a cooperative agreement in July to pave the way for Vale's ultra-large Valemaxes which have a capacity of 400000 dead weight tons (dwt) to dock at the port and boost productivity of their operations.
Ships with a length of up to 130 metres and 10,000 DWT (dead weight tons) can undergo maintenance work in up to six berths in the dry dock and three wet berths.
Under the contract valued at US$ 122 million, Jiangsu will build Aframax type tankers with a capacity of 85,000 dead weight tons (DWT) each.
A mindset allowed them to shrink big machines that weight tons into a small and simple robot which work with the same principle as the big ones.