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A ballast water treatment system using engine waste heat: is it viable?

Ismail, Nasrudin and Koh, Kho King and Yaakob, Omar and Adnan, Faizul Amri and Ismail, Mohd. Arif and Wan Nik, Wan Mohd. Norsani and Hing, Lee Siang and Balaji, Rajoo and Ahmad, Badruzzaman (2015) A ballast water treatment system using engine waste heat: is it viable? Journal Of Transport System Engineering, 2 (3). pp. 31-36. ISSN 2289-9790

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Abstract

Treatment of ballast water using engine waste heat has been deliberated upon but studies are not substantial. This study presents extension of a treatment system from an existing system with additional components. Tests at laboratory level had been carried out to test the treatment effectiveness in the stages identified for species’ elimination. Average heat recoveries from exhaust gases worked to between 15 to 33% of input energies. Tests on species demonstrated >95% mortalities in the temperature range of 55 to 75°C. This paper discusses the viability of the developed system based on the test results and the IMO’s requirements. The positive outcomes of the tests are encouraging and further studies are proposed. Keywords : Heat treatment; Impeller effects; Species’ mortalities

Item Type:Article
Subjects:A General Works
ID Code:60071
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:24 Jan 2017 10:54
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