Ballast Water Management – Which System to Use?

August 14, 2013 by  
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Ballast Water Management – Which System to Use?

When ballast water from ships is discharged without first being treated, a number of viruses, plants, animals and bacteria gain entry into a new ecosystem. Very often, these organisms act as parasites and cause severe harm to aquatic life. The ill effects of ballast water pollution are not limited to the environment alone; they also pose a significant threat to public health and affect a host of other sectors such […]