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French Equivalent: Tonneaux de jauge brute (TJB)

Gross registered tonnes (GRT) is a measurement of ship weight. With fishing vessels often used as a measure of fishing capacity, particularly for ships built before 1994 (when the London Convention replaced the Oslo Convention in providing guidelines for the standard measurement of ship capacity).

Source Publication:
Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries: Glossary, February 1998.

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 12, 2001