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  • initialism pennyweight (obsolete)


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From Latin denarius, penny.


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  • Vessels in the tanker fleet can be divided into categories based on their size in deadweight tons, or dwt, which is a vessel's capacity for cargo, fuel, oil, stores and crew measured in metric tons (1,000 kilograms).

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases 2009

  • The .dwt stands for DreamWeaver Template, and it is this file, if we double-click on it, that basically has the core structure of all the HTML pages on this website.

    How to Personalize Your Free Website Template – Video Tutorial – Make Money Online Right Now! | TECHNOLOGY NEWS 2010

  • Mr. Kheylai stated that while currently 7,000 deadweight (dwt) tankers can bring Caspian oil to Neka, the new turret will be able to service up to 63,000 dwt tankers.

    Energy profile of Iran 2008

  • Until the 1950s, most crude oil was refined at source and transported to market in products tankers, sized between 12,000 and 30,000 dwt.

    Supertanker 2008

  • The largest supertanker ever built was the 555,843 dwt 'Seawise Giant', refitted in 2004 as a floating storage and offloading unit named the 'Knock Nevis'.

    Supertanker 2008

  • Generally a ULCC tanker can carry over 320,000 dwt, or up to three million barrels of crude oil.

    Energy profile of Saudi Arabia 2008

  • The term supertanker originally applied to the class of tankers too large to transit international canals while carrying cargo, and currently defined by two ship classes: Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) between ~200,000 and ~300,000 deadweight tons (dwt) and Ultra Large Crude Carriers (ULCCs) greater than ~300,000 dwt.

    Supertanker 2008

  • The VLCC is designed to transport between 200,000 - 320,000 dead weight tonnage (dwt) or up to two million barrels of crude oil.

    Energy profile of Saudi Arabia 2008

  • The first modern tanker (tanks integral with hull) was the ~3000 dwt 'Glukauf', built in 1886.

    Supertanker 2008

  • The world merchant fleet continued to expand to 734.9 million deadweight tons (dwt) by the end of 1995.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1996


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