OCEAN ENGINEERING, vol.203, 2020 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, PASCAL, Aerospace Database, Applied Science & Technology Source, Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), Communication Abstracts, Compendex, Computer & Applied Sciences, Environment Index, Geobase, ICONDA Bibliographic, INSPEC, Metadex, Civil Engineering Abstracts
Ballast tank design, Sediment reduction, Pneumatic cleaning system, Invasive species, WATER MANAGEMENT, SHIPS, RISK, ORGANISMS, PATHOGENS, TRANSPORT, BIOLOGY
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Ballast tank sediments host organisms that pose invasion risk even if the ships are installed with ballast treatment systems. The bottom sediments also contribute to corrosion and cause cumulative deadweight loss over the years.