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Glossary

Deadweight Tonnage (D.W.T.)

The number of tons (2,240 pounds) of cargo, stores and bunker fuel that a vessel can transport. It is the difference between the number of tons it displaces when submerged to the 'load water line. (The net tonnage refers only to the cargo- and-passenger-carrying capacity).

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