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Atlantic Offshore Rescue Appoints UK Managing Director

 Standby vessel operator Atlantic Offshore Rescue has appointed a new managing director for its UK division to lead the organization from its Aberdeen base. Matthew Gordon joined the company at the start of the year and replaces John Bryce, who is retiring after playing a key role in the growth and success of the company’s UK division. Mr Bryce will continue to be involved in Atlantic Offshore Rescue in a consultancy capacity.

 Mr Gordon’s previous roles include a general manager position within Viking Seatech and an eight year employment span with Subsea 7 - world leading providers of subsea construction services -where his roles included account manager for key clients in the UK, Dutch and Irish sectors; and regional manager for Veripos Division EAME region.

Atlantic Offshore Rescue is part of the Atlantic Offshore Group, which is headquartered in Norway. Atlantic Offshore Rescue employs 350 people (approximately 330 seamen and 20 office-based staff) and provides multi-role offshore and emergency rescue and response vessels for many of the oil majors operating in the North Sea.

Inclusive of Atlantic Offshore Rescue’s 11 vessels, Atlantic Offshore Group currently operates a fleet of 24 ERRVs and PSVs and manages further PSVs on behalf of third parties.

The Group’s aim is to continue to expand its capabilities within both the Norwegian and British sector of the North Sea and to be able to provide cross-border solutions reflecting the needs of its clients for both ERRVs and PSVs.


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