The Pollution of Ships' Ballast Water to the Marine Environment and Countermeasures
Available Online March 2016.
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- ballast water; marine environment; ballast water exchange; heating-electrolysis
as the integration of the world economy, the amount of global trade has increased. 80% of the trade commodities are transported by sea. A large number of ships whose ballast water cause great damage to the marine environment are sailing in the ocean every year. Shipâ€™s ballast water has become an important way for microorganisms transmitting all over the world. The pollution to the marine environment which is caused by shipâ€™s ballast water and the methods how to deal with shipâ€™ ballast water will be discussed in this paper.
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TY - CONF AU - Jingguo Yuan PY - 2016/03 DA - 2016/03 TI - The Pollution of Ships' Ballast Water to the Marine Environment and Countermeasures BT - Proceedings of the 2016 4th International Conference on Machinery, Materials and Computing Technology PB - Atlantis Press SP - 166 EP - 169 SN - 2352-5401 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icmmct-16.2016.31 DO - 10.2991/icmmct-16.2016.31 ID - Yuan2016/03 ER -