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ton

a measure of weight or mass. Includes short (or USA) 1 ton=2000 lb and long (or UK) 1 ton=2240 lb. See also tonne.
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The passenger-vessel damage severity findings suggest that accident passenger-vessel damage cost per vessel gross ton (where vessels are less than 100 gross tons in size) is less if the vessel is manned by a licensed operator and larger the vessel; the damage cost is greater if the vessel accident is a fire/explosion (versus a grounding) accident and greater the wind speed at the time of the accident (supporting practioners' concern for the instability of passenger vessels).
The shipping tonnage of 877 million gross tons last year was 2.
At 160,000 gross tons and 208 feet tall by 185 feet wide, the ship holds 3,634 guests double-occupancy and sails seven-night Western Caribbean itineraries from Miami calling in Cozumel, Mexico; George Town, Grand Cayman; Montego Bay, Jamaica; and Royal Caribbean's private destination, Labadee, Haiti.
45 million gross tons was bigger than the corresponding tally of South Korean shipbuilders.
The new ship will have the same length and beam as the Rotterdam, but will have a slightly larger gross tonnage -- approximately 61,000 gross tons, as opposed to the Rotterdam's 59,652 gross tons -- due to an increase in the number of staterooms.
Although the Portuguese-registered Azores, at 16,144 gross tons and 550 passengers, is smaller than Discovery (20,186 gross tons and 700 passengers), she retains an ocean liner look and with classic features missing from modern ships like a walkaround promenade deck.
By today's standards Discovery is a light-weight at 17,700 gross tons, carrying 751 passengers.
Siam Xanxai, was a noncoated clean tanker with 1,247 gross tons.
Nazaire, France for the construction of up to two 2,000-passenger ships of approximately 75,000 gross tons.
The delivery of the 99,300 gross tons ship with capacity to carry 2,500 passengers, is scheduled during spring 2015, said the STX.
The rule was mandated by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and applies to single-hulled tankers more than 5,000 gross tons in size.
In the commercial shipping arena, the eTrac SSAS is fully compliant with the new regulations - IMO Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Resolution XI-2/6 and USCG Regulation 2003-14749 - that require every vessel 500 gross tons or larger that seeks to enter a U.