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ballast movement[′bal·əst ‚müv·mənt]
A voyage or leg of a voyage by a tanker during which no commercially valuable cargo is in the tanks; seawater is usually carried to maintain stability. Also known as ballast leg; ballast passage.
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(4) Images of the ballast surface are taken for observing and measuring ballast movement under longitudinal loading.
Images of the ballast surface were taken using a digital camera for observing and measuring ballast movement during the tests , as shown in Figure 8.