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||total weight of cargo, stores, fuel and water needed to submerge a ship from her light draught to her maximum permitted draught; it is given by the difference between the load displacement and light displacement (also known as lightweight); DWT for short|
||any tanker with deadweight between 76,000 and 116,000 tons|
||a very large bulk carrier with deadweight above 150,000 tons - unable to transit Suez Canal and therefore have to sail round the Cape of Good Hope to and from Europe|
||the remaining carrying capacity after deducting from deadweight tonnage, the fuel, water, stores, dunnage, and such other items necessary for use on a voyage|
||describe a class of bulk carrier whose maximum length overall is typically 292m, beam 45m, scantling draught 18m and deadweight about 176,000 to 180,000.|
||a dry bulk vessel with deadweight between 35,000 to 50,000 tons|
||a dry bulk vessel or product tanker with deadweight between 15,000 to 50,000 tons|
||a ship capable of transiting the St. Lawrence Seaway locks to trade in the Great Lakes between USA and Canada; the maximum beam and draught allowed in the lock is approximately 23.15 m and 26 feet fresh water respectively - this is equivalent to ship with a deadweight of about 20,000 tons|
||draught when ship is empty and deadweight is zero|
||the weight of a ship complete with outfit and propulsion machinery, and ready for sea but without fuel, fresh water, stores, provisions, passengers or cargo on board; also known as Light Displacement Tonnage|
||describe a maximum hull form capable of transiting the Straits of Malacca fully loaded; the maximum draught and beam allowed in the strait is approximately 21 metres and 60 metres respectively with a deadweight of 280,000~300,000 tons or in terms of TEU, not exceeding 12,000|
||a smaller sized bulk carrier of about 3000 tons deadweight|
||describe a class of bulk carrier whose maximum length overall is typically 300m, beam 55m, scantling draught 16.1m and deadweight about 205,000. |
Formerly its size is only 185,000 deadweight; however this is superseded by Kooragang berths 2, 5, 8 and 9 which accept up to 210,000 deadweight vessels.
||describe a class of ship size with the maximum dimension capable of transiting the Panama Canal; the maximum beam and draught allowed in the canal is approximately 32.3 metres and 12 metres fresh water respectively.|
In the 80s and 90s the deadweight is about 55,000 to 60,000. With the increase in width and length of Panama Locks, the Panamax is now re-defined as 80,000 deadweight bulker.
||describe a class of bulk carrier whose maximum length overall is typically 300m, beam 50m, scantling draught 16.1m and deadweight about 205,000.|
||a large tanker capable of transiting the Suez Canal fully loaded; the maximum draught allowed in the canal is approximately 52 feet 6 inches salt water - this is equivalent to about 150,000 deadweight|
||stand for Ultra Large Crude Carrier, i.e. a crude oil tanker with deadweight more than 300,000 tons|
||stand for Very Large Crude Carrier, i.e. a crude oil tanker with deadweight between 200,000 and 300,000 tons|
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