English to Afrikaans Meaning :: tonnage

Tonnage :
tonnemaat
- tonnemaattonnemaat
 

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Noun(1) a tax imposed on ships that enter the US; based on the tonnage of the ship

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(1) Though the total British tonnage continued to increase, as a proportion of the world's shipping it fell steadily.(2) 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.(3) They can supply details such as the name, tonnage , date of sinking and depth of wreck of any vessel sunk since 1913.(4) 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.(5) Included are ship names, ship captains, merchants, tonnage , disembarkation port, and dates of departure and arrival.(6) The total tonnage handled by the 13 minor ports came to just 100,000 last year, whereas Kochi handled 12.8 million tonnes.(7) road convoys carry more tonnage(8) 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.(9) 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.(10) The whole issue came to light recently when it emerged that Ireland had exceeded its European level of tonnage .(11) The drop in dry cargo tonnage was disappointing but you can't legislate for bad harvests.(12) 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.(13) Such a charge is based on a vessel's gross registered tonnage as a practical approximation to recover the costs associated with delivered benefits.(14) Two thirds of the bomb tonnage of the five year air war fell in February, March and April of 1945, most of it on militarily insignificant targets.(15) Railroads carried much more tonnage than wagons.(16) a ship with a gross tonnage of 552
Related Words
(1) gross tonnage ::
bruto tonnemaat
Synonyms
Noun
1. tunnage ::
tunnage
Different Forms
tonnage, tonnages
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