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The difference between Gross Tonnage and Net Tonnage


published on 14 July 2020 903 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Steering Mariners".
Using pictures and sketches, this video finally explains the difference between gross tonnage (GRT) and net tonnage (NRT); the ship spaces that are included/excluded in their calculation; and the importance of these terms to ship owners.

Contents of this video will benefit mariners preparing for exams (written and oral examinations).
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