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BWMS systems installed without disrupting service
Five ballast water management systems (BWMS) have been installed without interrupting vessel operations. 24 Oct 2017
BWMS bucks the trend of problematic operations
A BWMS has demonstrated its reliability in the face of a survey which exposed the systems as problematic and inoperable. 18 Aug 2017
Wisby and Hoegh retrofits for Optimarin
Optimarin has signed contracts with Wisby Tankers and Hoëgh Autoliners to install its market proven Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) on five existing vessels. 16 May 2017
Saga completes BWMS installation programme
Saga Shipholding has installed Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS) on its entire fleet of 32 advanced open hatch cargo vessels. 16 Mar 2017
Optimarin secures further US BWT orders
Norwegian ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has secured a two-system contract with Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS) in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. 02 Nov 2016
USCG approval drives order surge
Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist, Optimarin, has now sold over 400 of its environmentally-friendly UV-based systems, helped by the firm’s huge investment in testing and certification. 18 Apr 2016
Optimarin wins fleet agreement with Carisbrooke
Optimarin has signed a fleet agreement with UK-based Carisbrooke for its Optimarin Ballast System (OBS). 16 Mar 2016
OptiMarin signs agreement with Allweiler
Allweiler AS, Norway, a supplier of marine pump units and packages, has signed an exclusive distributor agreement with the leading ballast water treatment (BWT) solution provider OptiMarin. 19 Jul 2010
Norwegian companies sign ballast water agreement
Optimarin, a Norwegian provider of ballast water treatment systems, has announced the signing of a framework agreement with offshore support vessel operator DOF for the delivery of BWT systems. 13 Dec 2011
Large potential order from V.Ships for Norwegian BWTS
Optimarin says its has signed a “landmark framework agreement” with major ship management company V.Ships. 08 Oct 2013
Buying a ballast water treatment system is the easy part
The biggest challenge for ballast water treatment systems at the moment is meeting US Coast Guard requirements for testing, but owners will soon have their share of challenges too, says Wendy Laursen. 04 Aug 2014
Optimarin BWT system for IMR vessel
Optimarin is to supply its ballast water treatment (BWT) system for the Institute of Marine Research’s (IMR) new NOK 450m (US$72.3m) flagship, ‘Dr Fridtjof Nansen’. 03 Sep 2014
Norwegian Car Carriers chooses Optimarin BWMS
Two pure car truck carriers (PCTCs) under construction for Norwegian Car Carriers (NOC) at Hyundai Samho shipyard will be fitted with 667m3/h capacity ballast water management systems (BWMS) from Optimarin, the technology supplier has revealed. 28 Sep 2015
Optimarin claims lead in USGC approval
Ballast water treatment (BTW) specialists Optimarin looks set to be USCG approved in 2016 after meeting USCG marine water requirements. 16 Nov 2015