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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter DPart 30Subpart 30.10 → §30.10-20


Title 46: Shipping
PART 30—GENERAL PROVISIONS
Subpart 30.10—Definitions


§30.10-20   Deadweight or DWT—TB/ALL.

The term deadweight or DWT means the difference in metric tons between the lightweight displacement and the total displacement of a vessel measured in water of specific gravity 1.025 at the load waterline corresponding to the summer freeboard assigned according to 46 CFR, subchapter E.

[CGD 74-127, 41 FR 3843, Jan. 26, 1976]

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