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Ballast Water Management 10th Edition Captain Nadeem Anwar (2019 Edition) W-219

Ballast Water Management 10th Edition Captain Nadeem Anwar (2019 Edition) W-219

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Every day, on every ship at sea, millions of marine organisms are transported having been taken onboard when ballast water is loaded. The World Wildlife Fund has estimated that, every hour, about 7.5 M litres of ballast water is released nto US waters alone, and 10 Bn litres of ballast water a year is transferred round the world. 

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Every day, on every ship at sea, millions of marine organisms are transported having been taken onboard when ballast water is loaded. The World Wildlife Fund has estimated that, every hour, about 7.5 M litres of ballast water is released nto US waters alone, and 10 Bn litres of ballast water a year is transferred round the world. 

In February 2004, the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments was adopted. This 4th Edition of the WPG Guide to Ballast Water Management provides an up to date guide to the treatment options available and details all systems with either Basic or Final approval from IMO or with Type Approval from a certifying body.

Contents: 

PART ONE – Introduction & Background

  • Historical occurrences of non-indigenous marine species being transported in ships’ ballast water
  • The Issue in Recent Years
  • The Ship as a Carrier
  • Ballast Water Exchange – The First Measure to Reduce the Transfer of Invasive Aquatic Species 

PART TWO – Regulations

  • The Ballast Water Management Convention
  • Legislation from the United States
  • Other Existing National, Local and Regional Ballast Water Management Legislation
  • The Port State Authority
  • Ballast Water Administration 

PART THREE – Guidance

  • Guidance on Ballasting
  • GloBallast
  • Deposit and Exchange Facilities

PART Four – Treatment Systems & Operation

  • Introduction to Treatment Technologies
  • Treatment Technologies – Physical Separation, Thermal, Ultraviolet and Plasma
  • Treatment Technologies – Deoxygenation, Magnetic and Ultrasonic/Cavitation
  • Treatment Technologies – Chemical, Biocide and Electrochemical
  • Ballast Water Monitoring
  • Components used in the Assembly of a BWTS
  • Systems and Layouts Systems with no Active Substances (G8)
  • Status of Systems – Basic/Final Approval at the IMO and those Type Approved (as at May 2013)

 

Appendices

  • Key Invasive Species

Cholera (Vibrio cholerae) (various strains)

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