8 Nov 2018

Kronprins Haakon christening gives Optimarin reason to celebrate

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Kronprins Haakon christening gives Optimarin reason to celebrate

Optimarin has today revealed that it has installed its USCG-approved ballast water treatment (BWT) technology on the Norwegian Polar Institute’s newbuild research vessel Kronprins Haakon. The 100m long, Fincanteri-built, state-of-the-art PC 3 icebreaker will be christened on 17 November, before going on to undertake year-round scientific assignments in ice-covered waters. Its 167 m³/h Optimarin Ballast System will […]

7 Nov 2018

Optimarin announced as Norwegian Technology Awards finalist

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Optimarin announced as Norwegian Technology Awards finalist

Optimarin announced as Norwegian Technology Awards finalist Optimarin is delighted to confirm that we’ve been nominated as a finalist for the first ever Maritime prize at this year’s Norwegian Technology Awards. The awards, taking place on 28 November in Oslo, are run by popular magazine Teknisk Ukeblad and are widely acknowledged as the country’s most […]

29 Oct 2018

Optimarin wins order for 10 further BWT systems from Höegh Autoliners

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Optimarin wins order for 10 further BWT systems from Höegh Autoliners

Optimarin wins order for 10 further BWT systems from Höegh Autoliners Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has consolidated its relationship with Höegh Autoliners by securing a new agreement for 10 retrofitted systems. The contract follows previous individual orders over the past two years, with the USCG approved, UVbased technology now set to be on-board […]

15 Oct 2018

MarineLink TV interview – Optimarin Takes BWMS Lead

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MarineLink TV interview – Optimarin Takes BWMS Lead

Posted to Maritime Reporter TV (by Greg Trauthwein ) on October 15, 2018 MR TV talks to Optimarin co-founder and director Birgir Nilsen on the long path toward ballast water management system acceptance.

24 Sep 2018

Optimarin secures huge Ardmore order

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Optimarin secures huge Ardmore order

Optimarin expertise secures huge Ardmore order   Optimarin has secured one of its biggest orders to date with the news that the ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist has been selected to supply 36 systems to Ardmore Shipping. The units will be fitted across 18 advanced chemical and product tankers, with delivery due to commence in […]

3 Sep 2018

Optimarin BWTS Chosen for USCG OPC Program at Eastern Shipbuilding

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Optimarin BWTS Chosen for USCG OPC Program at Eastern Shipbuilding

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) has selected Optimarin to supply the BWTS for nine Offshore Patrol Cutters (OPC) to be built at their Panama City, FL shipyard. The agreement with ESG will see the Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS) fitted in the new OPCs, designed to support the nation’s maritime security and undertake vital border protection duties. […]

3 Sep 2018

Ballast Water Treatment Technology – 22.08.2018 : Buy cheap; buy twice, says Optimarin boss

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It can be a false economy to buy a ballast water management system, or BWMS, based purely on cost if that decision affects the operational integrity and compliance of a fleet, said chief executive of the Norwegian BWMS maker Optimarin, Tore Andersen. “Price and value are two very different things,” he said. “when it comes […]

10 Jul 2018

DESS Aquaculture chooses Optimarin for newbuild wellboats

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DESS Aquaculture, a joint venture between Solstad Farstad and John Fredriksen’s Marine Harvest, has signed a contract to install Optimarin ballast water treatment (BWT) systems on its four newbuild 3,500m3 capacity wellboats. The agreement pushes the number of systems sold by Optimarin so far this year beyond the 50 mark, with recent orders also received […]

29 May 2018

Buques y equipos de la Marina Civil – Optimarin / Marsys (ES)

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Article from the Spanish magazine B&E (ES) BUQUES Y EQUIPOS DE LA MARINA CIVIL – Optimarin and Marsys

28 May 2018

Press release – 28.05.2018 : Optimarin says BWT market is accelerating as system orders and revenues rocket

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Ballast water treatment specialist Optimarin says that a recent surge in new business orders and revenues is indicative of positive developments within the BWT market. The Norwegian headquartered firm, which has now sold close to 600 of its USCG-approved Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS), has shattered its initial growth forecasts for the year to date, with […]