Optimarin secures 30 system contract with Asiatic Lloyd
Optimarin, the ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist, reports a year-on-year increase in sales of more than 100% for Q3, with order intake at an all-timehigh. The growth, consolidating the trend seen in Q2, comes on the back of a number of new fleet agreements with leading owners and operators, of which Singapore’s Asiatic Lloyd Shipmanagement LLP is the latest signing.
The contract with Asiatic Lloyd will see 30 modular and easy to retrofit Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS) installed across the company’s fleet of 1,000-9,000 TEU containerships. Installation will be rolled out from the end of 2019 through to 2022, with Optimarin’s specialist engineering partnersusing expertise garnered from almost200 retrofits to ensure simple, trusted and on schedule completion.
In addition to the Asiatic Lloyd contract, Optimarin has also seen increased activity from customers in the Mediterranean, Eastern Asia and North America (the firm was the very first to achieve full USCG approval for its environmentally friendly, UV-based system).
The Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) has certification from a comprehensive range of classification organizations, including ABS, BV, DNV-GL, LR & MLIT Japan, as well as full USCG and IMO type approval.