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TON. Twenty hundred weight, each hundred weight being one hundred and twelve pounds avoirdupois. See act of congress of Aug. 30, 1842, c. 270, s. 20.

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Crilley and Dean (1992) define short sea ships as cargo-carrying vessels of between 100 and 5,000 gross tonnes (98 and 4,920 long tons, respectively).
They have already stockpiled at least 1.5 million long tons of biomass, or a three-year supply of raw materials at a site in Hearst.
In fact, the Chief Mate of the USNS Red Cloud stated that this was the heaviest load the vessel had ever carried- 1505 pieces of cargo, 270,272 square feet displacing 18,946 long tons.
The tanker fleets then had a total capacity of 48.9m long tons.
The methane emissions from the dairy at Cal Poly can be calculated as being almost 45 kilograms (100 pounds) per day or 18.3 metric tons (18 long tons/16 short tons) per year and is therefore equivalent to over 380 metric tons (345 short tons/386 long tons) of carbon dioxide per year.
Unit by Factor Mass short tons (2,000 lb) x 0.907 184 7 long tons x 1.016 047 pounds (lb) x .453 592 37 (a) pounds uranium oxide x 0.384 647 (b) (lb [U.sub.3] [O.sub.8]) ounces, avoirdupois x 28.349 52 (avdp oz) Volume barrels of oil (bbl) x 0.158 987 3 cubic yards x 0.764 555 ([yd.sup.3]) cubic feet x 0.028 316 85 ([ft.sup.3]) U.S.
The second shiplift would accommodate vessels up to 250 feet in length weighing up to 2,500 long tons.
Cargo tonnage through the 50-mile (80-km) trade route grew 2.7% during the period to 132.1 million long tons, driven by an increase in oil products, containerized cargo and grains.
Backs FY19 production volume guidance of 20M long tons. Based on the assumption that relevant pricing indices will average for the remainder of 2019 their respective year-to-date averages, Cliffs would expect to realize Mining and Pelletizing revenue rates in the range of $109-$114 per long ton, a $1 per long ton increase versus the comparable range provided last quarter.
Unit mutiplieds by Mass short tons (2,000 lb) x long tons x pounds (lb) x pounds uranium oxide (lb [U.sub.3][O.sub.8]) x ounces, avoirdupois (avdp oz) x Volume barrels of oil (bbl) x cubic yards ([yd.sup.3]) x cubic feet ([ft.sup.3]) x U.S.