Reduction of ballast tank sediment: Evaluating the effect of minor structural changes and developing a pneumatic cleaning system


Guney C. B. , Danışman D. B. , Bozkurtoglu Ş. N.

OCEAN ENGINEERING, cilt.203, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

Özet

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.