Optimarin targets Benelux growth with Sandfirden Technics

November 4, 2019News, Press release

Optimarin is set to sign an agreement with Sandfirden Technics to consolidate its existing foothold in the key Benelux regional market. Sandfirden, a respected Netherlands-based supplier of equipment and services to the maritime industry, will become the sole regional agent for the leading ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist. In doing so  Sandfirden Technics will use … Read More

News Offshore development helping drive Optimarin growth

September 4, 2019News, Press release

The recovery of the offshore shipping segment is playing a key role in driving the revenues of ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin to new heights. The Stavanger, Norway-based business, which has focused exclusively on BWT for the last 25 years, has just signed a number of fleet agreements, including a contract with Island Offshore … Read More

Optimarin sees revenues double in first six months of 2019 as markets, segments and after sales accelerate

July 3, 2019News, Press release

Optimarin sees revenues double in first six months of 2019 as markets, segments and after sales accelerate Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin reports positive developments in the market today, with the first six months of 2019 showing a year-on-year doubling of revenues, orders and a substantial increase in EBITDA. In addition, the Norwegian-headquartered globally … Read More

ShipInsight interviews Tore Andersen

June 28, 2019News

Many companies are cutting it fine to install their ballast water management systems, Optimarin EVP Sales & Marketing Tore Andersen told ShipInsight during Nor-Shipping. Interview with Optimarin from ShipInsight on Vimeo.

Optimarin gears up for retrofit wave with expansion and new hires

May 22, 2019News, Press release

Optimarin gears up for retrofit wave with expansion and new hires Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin is responding to a growing market and surge in demand by investing in the organization and strengthening its management team. The company, which expects to double its turnover this year, has employed Leiv Kallestad as new CEO, allowing … Read More

SAFETY4SEA Interview with Birgir Nilsen, Optimarin

April 23, 2019News

SAFETY4SEA Interview with Birgir Nilsen, VP of Business Development, Optimarin at CMA Shipping 2019, 2-4 April, Stamford, Connecticut, USA. Discussing what to consider when choosing a ballast water treatment system and about the implementation challenges.

Optimarin gains approval for reduced holding time from USCG

March 4, 2019News, Press release

Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS) have gained approval from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) slashing their required holding time from 72 to just 24 hours for all salinities. The certification ensures the systems are optimized for short sea shipping routes in the US, as the time between ballast water treatment (BWT) and de-ballasting is cut … Read More

Royal Caribbean looks to Optimarin for global compliance

December 20, 2018News, Press release

Royal Caribbean International, one of the world’s leading cruise ship operators, has chosen Optimarin to provide its USCG compliant Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) for three flagship vessels. The Norwegian-based ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist has now retrofitted its market proven technology on Independence of the Seas and Mariner of the Seas, with installation on Grandeur … Read More