Action needed on ballast water concernsTaken from: Offshore Support Journal May 2012
Shipowners and managers are looking for clear guidance on how to manage their ballast water. Each type of vessel will have different requirements for management of their ballast. A small shipboard treatment plant could suffice or the vessel at each docking could be filled with fresh water ballast and use their evaporators to top up what is required.
Research and investigation carried out largely by the US, Europe, Japan and Australia has produced more questions than answers. It is clear that ma....Please login to read the rest of this story
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