Το πρόβλημα της εισαγωγής ξενικών ειδών: οικονομική και περιβαλλοντική προσέγγιση και διαχείριση του ballast water
Βαϊνά, Παυλίνα Α.
SubjectBallast water -- Environmental aspects ; Discharge of ballast water -- Management ; Πλοία -- Περιβαλλοντικές απόψεις ; Ναυτιλία -- Μέτρα ασφαλείας
The purpose of this study is to analyze and support the need for proper management and treatment of ballast water. New processing technologies, the IMO International Convention and the first management system for ballast water (using the ERMA FIRST as a case study), have all contributed significantly to reducing or even solving the problem. The methodology includes an analysis of the main points concerning the transfer of alien species. What are the main impacts on marine ecosystems, which are the basic treatment methods, what regulatory approaches have been adopted and what are the latest legislative developments, including the IMO convention and the several revisions that have been adopted, as well as what were the main obstacles to the implementation of management systems. In addition, a qualitative analysis of the first test for ballast water management system using ERMA FIRST as a case study in order to solve multiple queries.