23 Apr 2019

SAFETY4SEA Interview with Birgir Nilsen, Optimarin

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SAFETY4SEA Interview with Birgir Nilsen, Optimarin

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.

19 Nov 2018

Zeppelin Power Systems provides shipping company Lehmann with Optimarin Ballast Water Treatment System

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Zeppelin Power Systems provides shipping company Lehmann with Optimarin Ballast Water Treatment System

German press release Zeppelin Power Systems wird bis 2024 sechs Optimarin Ballastwasserbehandlungssysteme (OBS) an die Lübecker Reederei Lehmann liefern. Die bestellten Anlagen des Typs OBS 334-BK haben eine Kapazität von maximal je 334m³/h. Die Reederei wird die Anlagen auf ihren Mehrzweckfrachtern, die europaweit im Einsatz sind, in Eigenregie einbauen. „Die Ballastwasserbehandlungssysteme von Optimarin haben uns […]

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 […]

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.

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

26 Feb 2018

Finansavisen : Styrer mot milliardsalg (Norwegian only)

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Finansavisen : Styrer mot milliardsalg (Norwegian only)

Optimarin i Finansavisen. Gründerbedriften Optimarin har endelig fått vind i seilene. Sjefen sikter seg inn mot milliardomsetning i løpet av få år. Sandnes-selskapet Optimarin var det første i verden som fikk godkjent et system for resing av ballastvann ombord i skip som seiler i amerikanske farvann. Les mer i vedlegget.  

22 Feb 2018

Shiff & Hafen : Zeppelin liefert viertes Optimarin Ballastwasserbehandlungssystem an Ahrenkiel Steamship (In German only)

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Shiff & Hafen : Zeppelin liefert viertes Optimarin Ballastwasserbehandlungssystem an Ahrenkiel Steamship (In German only)

Die Geschäftseinheit Power Systems des Zeppelin Konzerns ist von Ahrenkiel Steamship mit der Lieferung eines Optimarin Ballastwasserbehandlungssystems (OBS) für das 966 TEU-Containerschiff „AS Laguna“ beauftragt worden. Die bestellte Anlage OBS 334-370 BK verfügt über eine Kapazität von maximal 334 m³/h und wird im Februar an Bord installiert. Der Auftrag umfasst neben der mechanischen und elektrischen […]