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Press Release: Ballast treatment system firm Optimarin first to offer five year parts and service guarantee incentive

Press Release: Norwegian ballast water treatment system maker Optimarin says it will be offering shipowner customers a five year parts and servicing guarantee.

The company says it is one of the first to do so. Optimarin’s system was one of the first to gain IMO type-approval and is still one of only a handful of systems that have been type approved by the US Coast Guard.

The company says it has over 330 installed units, with the first being installed in 2000 onboard a cruise ship, Princess Regal. It also says it has an orderbook of 520 units.

“We thought it was time to demonstrate our long-term faith in our system and absolute commitment to this segment,” said Optimarin CEO Tore Andersen in a statement. “If a shipowner signs a framework agreement with Optimarin for installation on multiple vessels, we will provide them with a five-year contract that covers all parts and servicing, worldwide. This is our promise of reliable, safe and effective operations, and, with our total regulatory compliance, complete peace of mind.”

Read the full press release here


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Craig Eason Stockholm
Craig Eason is the owner and editorial director of Fathom.World. He has a background in the shipping industry having started his career as a cadet on oil tankers and gas carriers before becoming a navigating officer on a range of vessel types. A change in career, with ensuing university studies, and he has now gained 20 years experience in written and broadcast journalism. He now is in demand as a knowledgeable and competent editor and event host and moderator, both for in-house events and ones for the public.