gross ton

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a British unit of weight equivalent to 2240 pounds

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The expected signs of the relationships between these variables and accident vessel damage cost per gross ton are also indeterminate.
Simultaneously in No 7 drydock, workers are overhauling Irish Ferries 6,000 gross ton, high-speed catarmaran Jonathan Swift in No 7 drydock.
After time as an asylum seekers' hostel in Oslo, she was rebuilt by Italian interests as the cruise liner Athena, 16,144 gross tons, to carry 550 passengers.
1 Steel Busheling, purchased at $220 per gross ton, yields $2,455, while 20,000 pounds yields $1,964.
Ruby Princess is a 113,000 gross ton, gas turbine powered megaliner built at Trieste, in Italy, in 2008 and can carry more than 3,000 passengers.
At 113,000 gross ton, 951ft long with a beam of 118ft and a draft of 26ft, the vessel is the second largest in the Princess Cruises fleet and can carry 3,080 passengers and 1,200 crew members.
The cruises sail on the hour from Liverpool Pier Head and the best of these 50-minute trips will be the 10am departure on Friday, which coincides with the 90,000 gross ton liner berthing at 10.
notes that in the 1997 and 1998 heyday of high prices, peddlers "became used to getting $117 per gross ton for scrap--it was a common price at that time, [and] customers started looking for that.
The 53,000 gross ton, 900 foot, 2l00-passenger ship, formerly the queen of United States Lines -- set a speed record of 35 knots which has never been surpassed.
Vessels dry-docked ranged from the 611 gross ton Royal Iris of the Mersey to the 50,938 gross ton Ulysses, fully utilising Laird's four dry docks.
The 33,930 gross ton, 1,350 passenger MS Thomson Spirit arrived at Liverpool Cruise Terminal from Cyprus and departed for a seven-night cruise around Ireland.
Robert, 45, from West Kirby, who studied at Withens Lane Art School, Wallasey, painted Cunard's 150,000 gross ton flagship RMS Queen Mary 2 with its first vessel, the 1,100 ton PS Britannia, against a backdrop of Liverpool Pier Head.
Traffic rebounded when weather conditions improved and the Company set a March record for most gross ton miles.
Currently under construction in Germany, Norwegian Breakaway will be 144,017 gross tons and is scheduled for delivery in April 2013.
Although there is no federal or State law requiring Crowley to use double hulls for barges less than 5,000 gross tons, the company believes the change is important.