In situ study of ballast tank corrosion on ships. Part 1
Verstraelen, Helen × De Baere, Kris Schillemans, Willy Lemmens, Lucien Dewil, Raf Lenaerts, Silvia Potters, Geert #
National Association of Corrosion Engineers
Materials Performance vol:48 issue:10 pages:48-51
A study was undertaken to determine causes and effects of corrosion processes in ballast tanks. Part 1 of this article describes the data collection and Part 2 (November 2009 MP) explains the development of a refined corrosion index to determine an average timeline for corrosion of tanks.