Breadth

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Breadth

The breadth or beam of a ship is the overall distance measured transversely across the vessel. The measurement is taken perpendicular to the length of the vessel.

Moulded Breadth

  • Measured transversely across the vessel at it widest point to the inner most surface of the shell plating.

Extreme Breadth

  • Measured transversely across the vessel at its widest point to the outermost edge of hull plating.
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