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Net tonnage
Net Net, a. [F. See Neat clean.] 1. Without spot; pure; shining. [Obs.] Her breast all naked as net ivory. --Spenser. 2. Free from extraneous substances; pure; unadulterated; neat; as, net wine, etc. [R.] 3. Not including superfluous, incidental, or foreign matter, as boxes, coverings, wraps, etc.; free from charges, deductions, etc; as, net profit; net income; net weight, etc. [Less properly written nett.] Net tonnage (Naut.), the tonnage of a vessel after a deduction from the gross tonnage has been made, to allow space for crew, machinery, etc.

Meaning of Tonnage from wikipedia

- gross tonnage nor gross register tonnage should be confused with measures of m**** or weight such as deadweight tonnage or displacement. Gross tonnage, along...
- Tonnage is a measure of the capacity of a ship, and is commonly used to ****ess fees on commercial shipping. The term derives from the taxation paid on...
- measures of gross tonnage or net tonnage (and the legacy measures gross register tonnage and net register tonnage). Deadweight tonnage was historically...
- Net tonnage (NT, N.T. or nt) is a dimensionless index calculated from the total moulded volume of the ship's cargo spaces by using a mathematical formula...
- Gross register tonnage (GRT, grt, g.r.t., gt), or gross registered tonnage, is a ship's total internal volume expressed in "register tons", each of which...
- Net register tonnage (NRT, nrt, n.r.t.) is a ship's cargo volume capacity expressed in "register tons", one of which equals to a volume of 100 cubic feet...
- The displacement or displacement tonnage of a ship is its weight. As the term indicates, it is measured indirectly, using Archimedes' principle, by first...
- Tonnage and poundage were English duties and taxes first levied in Edward II's reign on every tun (cask) of imported wine, which came mostly from Spain...
- A tonnage tax is a taxation mechanism that can be applied to shipping companies instead of ordinary corporate taxation. The tax is determined by the net...
- This is a list of the busiest seaports by cargo tonnage, the total m****, or in some cases volume, of actual cargo transported through the port. The rankings...