Tonnage vs Dwt - What's the difference?

tonnage | dwt |


As a noun tonnage

is tonnage.

tonnage

English

Noun

(wikipedia tonnage)
  • The number of tons of water that a floating ship displaces.
  • The capacity of a ship's hold etc in units of 100 cubic feet.
  • The number of tons of bombs dropped in a particular region over a particular period of time.
  • A charge made on each ton of cargo when landed etc.
  • The total shipping of a fleet or nation.
  • Coordinate terms

    * (charge per ton) cranage, demurrage, shippage, shorage, wharfage

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    dwt

    English

    (wikipedia dwt)