BALLAST EXCHANGE NEEDS UTMOST CARE

The article discusses regulations and codes over ballast exchange at sea to protect coastal and inland waters from imported marine organisms. These regulations impact particularly on bulk carriers, especially older vessels, the hulls of which could be subjected to undue stress unless this manoeuvre is carried out with the utmost care.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Motor Ship, v 75 n 896, March 1995, p 30 [3 p, 2 fig]
  • Authors:
    • Ryle, M
  • Publication Date: 1995

Language

  • English

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00710675
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 14 1995 12:00AM