About us

Your sustainability is our business

Clean Marine is a world-leading provider of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems for all types of vessels in the maritime industry. We take pride in contributing to a sustainable shipping industry by developing solutions that meets tomorrow’s international emission control regulations.

With the intention of creating scrubber-technology that would be the most future-proof solution for shipowners around the world, Clean Marine’s research and development began in 2004 as a part of the industry-leading shipowner, Thorvald Klaveness Group.

Our thorough knowledge of the maritime industry, coupled with Norwegian traditions for being an innovative and quality-driven maritime player and good engineering practice, have been incorporated into the design of our marine scrubbers.

Being one of the pioneers of the scrubber industry, Clean Marine has already had more than 100,000 successful running hours of its systems, proving its comprehensive engineering capabilities and best-in-class technology.

Fully integrated offering

We provide a fully integrated offering, including Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) expertise, significant capacity, fast production times, project management and global after-sales services. Clean Marine AS have more than 490 employees present in all major shipping hubs. We offer full turn-key solutions to shipowners, where the scrubbers are designed, built and installed under Clean Marine management. We also offer financing to our customers through affiliated companies.

Our staff consists of highly skilled personnel from both the maritime and the process industries. A large team of technicians support customers during both installation and operation of the scrubber.

A global company

Clean Marine is a global company with offices in Norway, Singapore, Bulgaria, Shanghai and in the USA. We also have service hubs in all major basins and sales representatives worldwide.

Clean Marine has dedicated partners in all corners of the globe, bringing it closer to both shipowners and shipbuilders. Its global presence enables it to offer the expertise and equipment needed to install an EGCS on both newbuilds and retrofits.

Well reputed owners

The major shareholders in Clean Marine are; Frontline, Navig8 affiliates, Nanga and Rieber & Søn AS. They are strong and well-reputed investors from inside and outside of the maritime industry .

We care about the environment

Clean Marine has contributed in making the shipping industry more environmentally friendly with more than 260 scrubbers systems in the order book. The scrubber systems are delivered to the world shipping fleet, cleaning up the highly health damaging Sulphur and particle emissions from ships. By reducing Sulphur emissions from ships, Clean Marine is contributing to significantly lowering the high infant death numbers and other health issues directly linked to emissions of SOx from the shipping industry globally.

Our history


2004

R&D starded as part of the Torvald Klaveness Group


2006

Clean Marine founded as a separate company


2007

The first 1 MW pilot was built and tested at the MAN labaratory facility in Holeby, Denmark


2009

Extensive tests onboard Panamax tanker «Baru» for 10 MW EGCS; hybrid system with NaOH/water mix


2011

From 2011 to 2014: 0.6 MW demo and research installation at MARINTEK in Trondheim


2012

First order with Torvald Klaveness Group for retrofit of EGCS onboard dry bulk vessel Balder


2013

Three orders signed. Two SHI for two 22 MW tankers (owner AET) and one with HHI (owner Dorian LPG)


2014

Four orders signed. Two Hudong (owner Stolt) and two with HMD (owner BP)


2015

Class approval granted, first three sales at sea and operating. Two orders signed


2016 – 2017

Operational development focus in slow market, such as standardisation of products, sales & marketing, and optimisation of production & logistics chain.


2018

Strong contract flow as market takes off again


2020

Merge January 2020 FMSI. First turnkey project launched in Clean Marine factory, Batam, Indonesia.