Q.What is difference between gross tonnage and net tonnage?

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Is a common measurement of the total internal volume of a ship(holds , tanks , stores , E/R ,bridge & accommodation & any close areas

One ton=2,83 m3


N.T=GT – deductions for space occupied by crew accommodation , E/R, BRIDGE & TANKS

It represents space available for cargo & passengers

Gross tonnage is volume of all enclosed spaces of the ship

Net tonnage is volume of all cargo carrying space of ship