4/15/08

Ballast Free Ship Design Proposed

University of Michigan researchers are investigating a radical new design for cargo ships that would eliminate ballast tanks, the water-filled compartments that enable non-native creatures to sneak into the Great Lakes from overseas.

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1 comment:

sulman farooq said...

Ballast Water Convention helps protect local Eco-systems from the spread of harmful invasive species, while easing operational concerns for Ballast water management plan ship owners and operators.