8 million 119,000 * Deadweight tonnage (Dwt) is the total carrying capacity of a ship and is expressed in long tons (1 long ton = 2,240 pounds).
What does LT stand for?
LT stands for Long Ton
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She was a small, two-decked former 92-gun wooden "line of battle" ship, measuring 205ft long, 54ft deep, with a gross tonnage of 4,375 long tons and originally eguipped with 10,8inch guns and eighty-two 30-pounders.
He said the company already placed order for two tankers from Jiangsu Eastern Shipyard for crude oil transport with a 85,000 long ton dead weight capacity valued at US$ 61.
In fact, the Chief Mate of the USNS Red Cloud stated that this was the heaviest load the vessel had ever carried- 1505 pieces of cargo, 270,272 square feet displacing 18,946 long tons.
The second shiplift would accommodate vessels up to 250 feet in length weighing up to 2,500 long tons.
1 million long tons, driven by an increase in oil products, containerized cargo and grains.