About us


firmengebaeudeDECKMA HAMBURG GmbH is a well established company, supplying Oil-in-Water Monitors and Systems to the marine and industrial markets since the early 1970's. The Managing Director, Mr. Günther Schulze, founded the company as a representation office in Germany for companies like Bailey Meters, Metritape, Tanksystem and Bristol Babcock Ltd. DECKMA HAMBURG GmbH has been involved in sales, service, engineering and development of 15 ppm Bilge Alarm Monitors and Tanker Deballasting Systems from the beginning of the MARPOL regulation 73/78 for pollution prevention equipment on board of ships.

Since the early 1980's DECKMA HAMBURG GmbH introduced the wellknown OCD-Series of 15 ppm Bilge Alarm Monitors. More than 13.500 OCD-Bilge Alarm Monitors have been sold under the name DECKMA HAMBURG GmbH, mainly to Separator Manufacturers. In the industrial field, DECKMA HAMBURG GmbH developed "Turnkey Monitoring Systems" for the control of waste water in a variety of applications.

Demands for better measuring technique required a complete new development. In 1996 DECKMA HAMBURG GmbH launched an all new Oil-in-Water Monitor, the "OMD-7 Industrial Monitor" capable of distinguishing between the different characteristics of Oil particles, Solids particles and Water Turbidity on a continuous basis. This was the beginning of a complete new Series of Oil-in-Water Monitors - the OMD-Series. The latest version of 15ppm Bilge Alarms “OMD-24 / OMD-2008” has been launched in the market by the second half of 2012. This unit meets the latest IMO Resolution MEPC. 107(49)

Nowadays, DECKMA HAMBURG GmbH is a flexible and innovative enterprise with own Research- and Development Department, Sales and Marketing, Service and Engineering as well as manufacturing facilities for Monitors and Systems. Personal involvement of the Managing Director, the Directors and Employees are the strength of the company. A new factory located in Hamburg with 1000 m² floor space was opened in 2001 to cope with the continued business expansion,especially for the Bilge Alarm Monitor Sector. 

Deckma Hamburg GmbH is the market leader of 15ppm Bilge Alarms. Up to now more than 45.000 OMD Bilge Alarms have been supplied mainly to Oily Water Separator Manufacturers worldwide.

Based on more than 45 years experience in continuous Oil-in-Water Monitoring we have gained recognition of this field world-wide. Our aim is to continue with outstanding quality of our products and customer orientated services world-wide.