MV OptiMar (1997-1999)
Magne Berge Fraktebåtrederi AS, the first name of Berge Rederi AS, bought MV Nordvik” in 1997 and renamed it MV OptiMar.
MV OptiMar was 45 m long and loaded 360 t fishfodder, on a good day. MV OptiMar was hired in by “BioMar AS” and loaded two time pr week at the factory on Karmøy. 1 trip to Austevoll and Bergen area and 1 trip to Hitra and Frøya. This was the start of Berge Rederi AS. The vessel was sold “Geir Mørk Sjøtransport AS” in Tromsø, in 1999.