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Ballast Water Treatment

Total compliance, complete reliability, focused expertise – your partners for BWT excellence. Our system utilizes filter and UV treatment compliant with IMO and USCG regulations.

Introducing OptiLink

System

Effective, simple and type approved Norwegian technology you can rely on

Service

Standing by your side worldwide, with 24/7 support and system service

Approvals

Leading the world in compliance, for optimal fleet flexibility

Innovation

Focused on the future today: understanding challenges, delivering solutions

Ballast Water Treatment System

50 - 3000M³H CAPACITY
Environmental treatment without chemicals

Optimarin Ballast Water Treatment System combines simplicity with innovation. We utilize a combination of automatic back flushing, self-cleaning filters and powerful UV irradiation to neutralize all potentially invasive species in the water.

With a modular nature, the system is flexible and easy to install on any vessel (newbuild and retrofit). Even those with the most restrictive space demands. Our solution does not use nor generate chemicals in its process. Most importantly: It is simple to operate and maintain.

Optimarin advantages

Did you know?

  • The startup time is only 90 seconds?
  • One click start/stop?
  • There is no flow reduction in USCG mode?

Always one step ahead

INNOVATIVE, NORWEGIAN PIONEERS

2000

First ever company to install a commercial ballast water treatment system

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2016

First ever company with US Coast Guard type approval

News

OptiLink: A digital revolution in ballast water management

OptiLink: A digital revolution in ballast water management

June 8, 2021

PRESS RELEASE Optimarin is leading the way in digitalisation of ballast water treatment with the launch of OptiLink, an innovative system for ship-to-shore data-sharing in this critical area of ship operations. The advanced digital tool provides real-time monitoring of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS), along with automated data generation and remote connectivity, and is designed … Read More

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Optimarin expands market reach in Spanish tie-up with Llalco

Optimarin expands market reach in Spanish tie-up with Llalco

June 1, 2021

PRESS RELEASE Optimarin is eyeing a Spanish market fiesta for its leading ballast water treatment system (BWTS) after bringing onboard Madrid-based Llalco Fluid Technology to boost regional sales. Llalco has been appointed to act as agent for Optimarin under a newly minted agreement that will significantly expand the Norwegian ballast water treatment specialist’s global market … Read More

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The missing link in ballast water management

The missing link in ballast water management

May 31, 2021

The container ship is already delayed by a few days after arriving at its remote destination port in the Bahamas but its turnaround time is at risk from another variable – ballast water quality. A test sample of discharge ballast water is required by the local port to verify it meets environmental standards and non-compliance … Read More

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Falling foul of the market?

Falling foul of the market?

May 26, 2021

Environmental compliance in areas such as ballast water treatment will be a rite of passage in the future shipping market and a key differentiator in winning charter contracts. But are ship operators ready for the shift? The clock is ticking towards a 2024 deadline by which all ships will be required to have a ballast … Read More

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Optimarin, the Carlsberg of the ballast water treatment segment.

Optimarin, the Carlsberg of the ballast water treatment segment.

May 11, 2021

“It’s probably the best BWT system in the world.” Optimarin EVP Tore Andersen doesn’t mince his words. The former CEO and current sales head of the global BWT pioneer is bullish about his firm’s simple, flexible and market proven system. “The original is still the best,” he says. “Competition today is very different than when … Read More

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