In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Such a charge is based on a vessel's gross registered tonnage as a practical approximation to recover the costs associated with delivered benefits.
- No statistic better illustrates Marblehead's decline than comparisons of shipping tonnage before and after the war.
- They produced at least one-third of British tonnage - mostly specialist vessels - every year from 1870 to 1914.
- Even though US shipyards were beginning to produce new merchant ships in record numbers, there was still a drop in overall available merchant and tanker tonnage.
- Singapore port is set to retain its position as the world's busiest port in terms of shipping tonnage for the 14th year running.
- Included are ship names, ship captains, merchants, tonnage, disembarkation port, and dates of departure and arrival.
- They can supply details such as the name, tonnage, date of sinking and depth of wreck of any vessel sunk since 1913.
- Though the total British tonnage continued to increase, as a proportion of the world's shipping it fell steadily.
- The port was the fastest growing in terms of tonnage handled on the U.S. East Coast, outperforming Philadelphia, New York, and Hampton Roads / Norfolk.
- Before 1836 the registered tonnage of sailing ships was a notional figure calculated by a formula based on the length, breadth and depth of the hold.
- Prior to this only ships of low tonnage and shallow draught had been able to cross the sand bar at the entrance to the bay.
- The owner is entitled to limit his liability, according to a formula related to the tonnage of the ship, and to an overall total, currently £12 million under the 1969 Convention.
- The whole issue came to light recently when it emerged that Ireland had exceeded its European level of tonnage.
- In terms of tonnage, about 30 per cent of the world's merchant fleet is registered in Panama or Liberia.
- Immingham, on the south bank of the estuary, is the seventh biggest general port in Europe and the biggest in Britain in terms of tonnage.
- This position would soon improve, since the United States had, thanks to Theodore Roosevelt, more tonnage under construction than any other country except Britain.
- The naval aviation managed to sink 19 ships and vessels, including the Pelagos, a tanker whose tonnage exceeded 12,000 grt, which made it the biggest ship sunk in the Polar Regions.
- The total tonnage handled by the 13 minor ports came to just 100,000 last year, whereas Kochi handled 12.8 million tonnes.
- The ship will serve to lift capability in a broad range of scenarios and this is expected to lead to the acquisition of more tonnage in the future.
- The average tonnage was around thirteen tons, with the bulk of the vessels either fourteen or twenty tons with an upper limit of twenty-eight tons.
- The Prince Rupert had a net registered tonnage of 1,172 tons.
- Under EU regulations, a new vessel can only be introduced into a national fleet after its equivalent, in terms of tonnage and power, is replaced.
- Ironically, in a reversal of fortune particularly bitter for Chicago, the port of St Louis surpassed it in terms of tonnage handled in 1984.
- The book includes a host of pictures and an extensive listing of ships that served in the Transport Service, often including their date of purchase, tonnage, and dates of service.
- Japanese coast guard officials said the ship's registry gave the vessel's tonnage at 243 ton gross tons and indicates that it had previously sailed to Japan.
- Chinese-owned steamship tonnage was reckoned in 1935 at 675,000 tons.
- EU policy required the fleet to be kept at a certain engine size and tonnage.
- In 1880 alone the port attracted 549 vessels with a total tonnage of 90,932.
- It led to a doubling of the number of fishermen, and an increase of 65 per cent in fleet tonnage and of 45 per cent in production.
- The Landing Ship Infantry Empire Broadsword was built in Wilmington, USA in 1942, gross tonnage 7177 tons, and given to Britain as part of Lend Lease.
- Singapore has been the world's top port in terms of shipping tonnage in the past decade or more.
- Bantry Bay is the third biggest port in the country in terms of tonnage.
- Now, unlike the master shipbuilders of the Mediterranean civilizations, the Viking shipwrights didn't think in terms of cargo tonnage, military logistics, or naval tactics.
- The ships on both these routes are the world's largest cruise ferries with gross register tonnages approaching 60,000.
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