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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.

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?

News

Optimarin highlights how to navigate the challenges of BWTS retrofits

Optimarin highlights how to navigate the challenges of BWTS retrofits

December 5, 2022

A ballast water treatment system (BWTS) retrofit is not plain sailing. And proper planning with a trusted and reliable supplier onboard is essential to navigate technical, logistical and regulatory hurdles to achieve compliance. As well as detailed planning, drydock capacity must usually be secured ahead of time for a BWTS retrofit that typically has an … Read More

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Harnessing data can tackle the ballast water quality challenge

Harnessing data can tackle the ballast water quality challenge

July 25, 2022

Ballasting operations in different parts of the world can be challenging due to wide variations in water quality. And this could make it difficult to achieve compliance with the IMO’s so-called D2 standard for ballast water discharges – even with a ballast water treatment system installed. The D2 standard, which will be mandatory for all … Read More

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Delivering on price and quality in competitive BWTS market

Delivering on price and quality in competitive BWTS market

April 22, 2022

Structured and proactive product development has enabled us to offer more competitive pricing for our market-leading ballast water treatment system – without compromising on quality. The market is heating up for such systems due to the rush to retrofit thousands of vessels triggered by the looming IMO deadline in 2024. This has also created a … Read More

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Staying ahead of the pack in the race to retrofit

Staying ahead of the pack in the race to retrofit

March 1, 2022

Charter rates are booming in some ship segments. Shipowners are keeping their fleets running at all costs to rake in record revenue. Fast-track delivery is therefore vital in the race to meet the IMO deadline for ballast water treatment system (BWTS) retrofits. The IMO’s ballast water management convention is due to be implemented in September … Read More

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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