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24 aprile 2015
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The weight ton in the United States is the short ton, 2,000 pounds, or the long ton, 2,240 pounds. In British countries it is the English long ton, or gross ton, of 2,240 pounds. In France and other countries having the metric system, the weight ton is 2,204.62 pounds. The measurement ton is usually 40 cubic feet, but in some instances a larger number of cubic feet is taken as a weight ton. Most ocean freight is taken at weight or measurement (W/M), ship’s option.

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