Translation of tonnage in Spanish:

tonnage

Pronunciation: /ˈtʌnɪdʒ/

noun/nombre

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  • [Nautical/Náutica] tonelaje (masculine)
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    • Before 1836 the registered tonnage of sailing ships was a notional figure calculated by a formula based on the length, breadth and depth of the hold.
    • Prior to this only ships of low tonnage and shallow draught had been able to cross the sand bar at the entrance to the bay.
    • The naval aviation managed to sink 19 ships and vessels, including the Pelagos, a tanker whose tonnage exceeded 12,000 grt, which made it the biggest ship sunk in the Polar Regions.
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    • Singapore port is set to retain its position as the world's busiest port in terms of shipping tonnage for the 14th year running.
    • Singapore has been the world's top port in terms of shipping tonnage in the past decade or more.
    • The total tonnage handled by the 13 minor ports came to just 100,000 last year, whereas Kochi handled 12.8 million tonnes.

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