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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

Support

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

Optimarin successfully completes IMO G8 and USCG test programme

Optimarin successfully completes IMO G8 and USCG test programme

July 6, 2020

Norway: Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has successfully completed testing of its market proven Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) in accordance with the revised IMO G8 guidelines, while also upgrading its existing US Coast Guard (USCG) approval certificates to ensure compliance for zero to two hours holding time. In a demonstration of OBS’ unique robustness and … Read More

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“We Never Closed, but Optimarin Employees are Back in the Office”

“We Never Closed, but Optimarin Employees are Back in the Office”

June 25, 2020

Six months after the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, and three months after large parts of the world went into lock-down, more and more countries are seeking to restore a resemblance of normality by easing lock-down restrictions. The pandemic has receded to levels which has allowed us in Optimarin (and Norway in general) to revert to … Read More

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Peak Group recommends Optimarin

Peak Group recommends Optimarin

May 11, 2020

After evaluation of diffrent ballast treatment systems for our B-type vessels, the conclusion fell down to Optimarin.Optimarin is a Norwegian supplier, with head office in Stavanger, Norway. Optimarin has developed the Optimarin Ballast System (OBS), an environmentally friendly ballast water treatment system, based on the use of filtration and UV light for the efficient removal … Read More

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To Optimarin’s customers and trading partners

To Optimarin’s customers and trading partners

March 25, 2020

The world has entered unchartered territory in which modern society is facing an unprecedented challenge and confusion brought about by the rapid spread of the Corona virus. The shipping industry is no exception. The top priority is to do as much as we can to minimize the impact of COVID-19 while safeguarding the health and … Read More

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Optimarin and SunRui announce strategic cooperation to deliver ‘one stop shop’ for shipowners with diverse fleets

Optimarin and SunRui announce strategic cooperation to deliver ‘one stop shop’ for shipowners with diverse fleets

March 4, 2020

Optimarin and SunRui, two of the world leaders in ballast water treatment systems (BWTS), have announced a strategic market cooperation to provide a “one stop shop” for shipowners with diverse fleets worldwide, fulfilling increasing demand for both Electrolysis and UV based BWTS technology. Optimarin AS, the world’s first USCG approved UV based BWTS maker, has … Read More

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