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a tax imposed on ships that enter the US

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The gross tonnage allowed on the bridge was reduced several years ago, after concerns were raised following a council engineering survey.
Considering the gross tonnage of Logos Hope, funding is essential for the ship and the events.
3 billion) ship Costa Deliziosa, weighing in at 92,000 gross tonnage and with a total guest capacity of 2,826.
Weighing more than 200,000 gross tons--slightly less than one printout of the health-care bill--the "Oasis of the Seas" has room for 8,000 passengers and crew, who add considerable gross tonnage after each all-you-can-eat buffet.
With a gross tonnage of 25,611, it will cruise the Indian Ocean at 17 knots.
The Cargo Preference Act requires that up to 75 percent of the gross tonnage of agricultural foreign assistance cargo be transported on U.
With a gross tonnage of approximately 142,639metric tons and a deadweight of 265,243 metric tons, it can be used either as a floating storage facility by anchoring at a port or as a vessel transporting oil products by sea.
PD Ports estimated that shipping lines using its Teesport facilities would have to stump up an extra 17-67% or pounds 4m in total - a year, based on fees calculated on gross tonnage and the number of calls made per year.
With an overall length of 350 metres, width of 43 metres gross tonnage of more than 111,000 tonnes, the Ivanhoe is one of four Post-Panamax vessels completed late last year by Hyundai's Ulsan shipyard for CMA CGM.
The results crown a year in which the authority, which employs almost 200 people in Pembrokeshire and runs one of the UK's busiest waterways, was recognised by Lloyds List as Port Operator of the Year, and handled the highest level of gross tonnage of shipping - 51.
A further 14 cruise ships will call at the terminal next year, bringing in some 23,500 passengers and an additional 1m gross tonnage of shipping to the river.
Displacement calculates the weight of the volume of water, gross tonnage is calculated as one ton per 100 cubic feet of the internal volume of the ship, net tonnage calculates cubic capacity of the cargo space of the ship and deadweight, the weight of the cargo it is permitted to carry.
26 March 2000--A 3,000 gross tonnage Singapore flag general cargo vessel, Asean Energy, at anchor off Bintulu reported being boarded via the hawse pipe by three persons armed with long knives.
We will maintain our position as the world's busiest port in terms of shipping tonnage, ahead of Rotterdam and Hong Kong,'' Yeo said, as he announced that the gross tonnage of ships visiting the city-state so far this year surpassed 1 billion gross tons Tuesday -- a first-ever feat for Singapore as a port.