Tonnage

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2. Shipping: Various measures of the cargo carrying capacity or the volume of a ship: (1) Gross registered tonnage (GRT) is the total enclosed space of a ship expressed in registered tons of 100 cubic feet (2.832 cubic meters) each. GRT is a measure of the space available for cargo, crew, passengers, and stores, and is usually the basis for computing drydock charges. Also called gross tonnage.

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