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The term deadweight or DWT means the difference in metric tons between the lightweight displacement and the total displacement of a vessel measured in water of specific gravity 1.025 at the load waterline corresponding to the summer freeboard assigned according to 46 CFR, subchapter E.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Code of Federal Regulations Title 46. Shipping § 46.30.10–20 Deadweight or DWT—TB/ALL - last updated October 03, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/cfr/title-46-shipping/cfr-sect-46-30-10-20/
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