Zeppelin Power Systems has installed an Optimarin ballast water treatment system on board the MS Hanseatic on behalf of shipping company Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. By choosing to invest in the OBS 125-FS, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has opted for sustainable…
Optimarin has secured a contract with the potential to be the ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist’s biggest ever. The Norwegian business has signed a fleet agreement with UK shipowner and management company Carisbrooke for its market leading…
Good news for Norway’s Optimarin, which is now on the brink of full USCG approval: The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is standing firm over its requirement that it will not approve ballast water treatment (BWT) systems if they fail to kill the…
Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has become the first UV system supplier to meet the most stringent USCG marine water requirements, positioning the Norwegian company for full USCG approval in 2016. In a series of land-based tests,…
With more countries like India Argentina, Indonesia and Italy now moving towards ratification of the BWM Convention), there is no doubt that the convention will soon have sufficient ratifications to enter into force, expected as early as 2016.
Ballast water treatment remains a higly topical issue when it comes to the maritime sector. Here, Tore Andersen, CEO Optimarin, provides his perspective on the current status regarding ballast water and its treatment.
Marine Offshore Technology features an article on the BWT Convention with quotes from Optimarin CEO Tore Andersen and Zeppelin Power System Head of Sales Klaus Dammeann - see Issue 2/2015, p.10-13
Joining forces: Under the terms of a new regional agreement, signed today, Zeppelin will become the exclusive provider of planning, engineering and customization services for Optimarin’s Ballast System (OBS). The contract covers Germany, Poland,…