Deadweight definition

Deadweight. (DW) means the difference in metric tons between the displacement of a ship in water of a specific gravity of 1.025 at the load waterline corresponding to the assigned summer freeboard and the lightweight of the ship.
Deadweight means deadweight as defined in Regulation 1(22) of Annex I of MARPOL 73/78;

Examples of Deadweight in a sentence

  • As of 31st March 2022, the fleet consisted of 45 vessels (31 Tankers and 14 Bulk Carriers) totalling 3.57 million Deadweight Tonnes with an average age of 13.19 years.Backed by an enviable clientele comprising industry leaders, international oil companies and governments who vouch for its services, G E Shipping has earned the status of being the most preferred shipping service provider.

  • IMO Number ………………………Date keel laid* .………………………Gross tonnage………………………… Deadweight ………………………Net tonnage ……………………… Shaft Power (kW) …………………..Polar Class ………………………Drafts at which Polar Class is validForward (max.)……….

  • On 31st March 2021 the fleet size was 45 vessels and 3.64 million Deadweight Tonnes.

  • During the reporting period Jag Vayu and Jag Lata were sold and Jag Vikram and Jag Rajiv were acquired, thus the total fleet size as 45 vessels and 3.57 million Deadweight Tonnes.


More Definitions of Deadweight

Deadweight has the meaning set out in the Specifications;
Deadweight means the difference between a Vessel’s loaded and light displacement, consisting of the total weight of cargo, fuel, fresh water, stores, and the crew.
Deadweight means the total weight in tonnes of cargo, fuel, fresh water, stores, crew and passengers carried by the Vessel when loaded to a maximum summer load line, sometimes shown as DW or DWT.
Deadweight means deadweight as defined in Regulation 1.23 of Annex I to MARPOL 73/78;
Deadweight difference between (i) displacement of the Vessel at its design draft draught at even keel and (ii) Lightweight
Deadweight means the difference in tonnes between the displacement of a ship in water of a specific gravity of 1.025 and the lightweight of the ship;
Deadweight. (載重量) means the difference in tonnes between the displacement of a ship at the summer load waterline and the lightweight of the ship;