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English translation: DWT deadweight tonnes

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Portuguese term or phrase:tpb - tonelada de porte bruto
English translation:DWT deadweight tonnes
Entered by: Maria Luisa Duarte
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14:49 Jun 9, 2002
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Portuguese term or phrase: tpb - tonelada de porte bruto
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Marsel de Souza
Brazil
Local time: 06:47
DWT deadweight tonnes
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Stolt Parcel Tankers is the world\'s largest operator of deepsea chemical parcel tankers, controlling approximately 24 per cent of the overall market share in the trades involving ships greater than 10,000 dwt and a share of about 34 per cent in the speciality chemical market, i.e. that requiring smaller capacity cargo tanks of stainless steel. The company\'s deepsea chemical tankers are backed by fleets of smaller chemical parcel tankers engaged in regional trades in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Caribbean, as well as product tankers, river tankers and barges. As of November 30, 1995 the company marketed a total fleet of 92 ships ranging in size from 1,100 to 40,000 tonnes deadweight (dwt) and totalling 2.0 million dwt.

http://www.intercargo.org/bulk_trades.htm
http://www.archive.official-documents.co.uk/document/dot/sea...
http://www.nauticalcampus.org/acronyms.htm
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Maria Luisa Duarte
Spain
Local time: 11:47
Grading comment
Thanks a lot! And sorry for having taken so long to award the Kudoz.
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DWT deadweight tonnes


Explanation:
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Note added at 2002-06-09 15:02:01 (GMT)
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Stolt Parcel Tankers is the world\'s largest operator of deepsea chemical parcel tankers, controlling approximately 24 per cent of the overall market share in the trades involving ships greater than 10,000 dwt and a share of about 34 per cent in the speciality chemical market, i.e. that requiring smaller capacity cargo tanks of stainless steel. The company\'s deepsea chemical tankers are backed by fleets of smaller chemical parcel tankers engaged in regional trades in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Caribbean, as well as product tankers, river tankers and barges. As of November 30, 1995 the company marketed a total fleet of 92 ships ranging in size from 1,100 to 40,000 tonnes deadweight (dwt) and totalling 2.0 million dwt.

http://www.intercargo.org/bulk_trades.htm
http://www.archive.official-documents.co.uk/document/dot/sea...
http://www.nauticalcampus.org/acronyms.htm

Maria Luisa Duarte
Spain
Local time: 11:47
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 1916
Grading comment
Thanks a lot! And sorry for having taken so long to award the Kudoz.

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agree  Sylvio Kauffmann
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agree  Dick House
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agree  Roberto Cavalcanti: DEADWEIGHT - A common measure of ship carrying capacity. The number of tons (2240 lbs.) of cargo, stores and bunkers that a vessel can transport. It is the difference between the number of tons of water a vessel displaces "light" and the number of tons it
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