We are looking for the next Vessel Superintendent to join our technical team at Northern Offshore Services. Are you the one?

Are you looking for new challenges in the shipping industry, do you want to work in a modern shipping company and have a genuine marine technical interest? Do you thrive in a family-owned company with a strong brand and an entrepreneurial mindset?

Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) is expending its services within the offshore wind industry by taking over full technical and commercial management of four Offshore Supply Vessels in the third quarter of 2021. The vessels are 80-90 meters long, designed for Accommodation, Cargo Transfers, W2W, Survey and ROV Operations.

We are now looking for a Vessel Superintendent (VSI) to join our team to handle the management for the our new Offshore Supply Vessels. As VSI in N-O-S you will work in close cooperation with Vessel Management Team (VMT) members and be responsible for the technical operation of the vessels. You will ensure that the assigned vessels are tradable at all times and that the crew are adequately supported to maintain the vessel to comply with customer, classification and flag-state requirements.

N-O-S offers an exciting and dynamic work environment with the goal of constantly delivering and exceeding our customers’ expectations 365 days a year. There are plenty of opportunities for personal development in our company. Many of our employees have had the chance to grow and develop, taking on new assignments and new exciting job opportunities. Now we are looking for our next colleague to be part of our great team.

Our vision, BEST365, and our values are extremely important to us and influence our strong company culture. Read more about it here.


  • Lead and provide direct hands on technical support to our crew
  • Planning of vessels maintenance and budget based on a 5-year plan
  • Follow-up and implementation of IMO, classification and customer requirements
  • Planning and supervising of vessels shipyards and repairs
  • Close follow up on the vessel’s maintenance, ensuring optimal operational efficiency
  • Responsible for resolving and finalize technical issues for the assigned vessels
  • Carry out  technical inspections onboard our vessels
  • Responsible to develop and maintain the assigned vessels planned maintenance system
  • Budget planning and follow-up of KPIs


The ideal candidate has a marine engineer education and experience of working onboard as Chief Engineer or Engineer. You have previously worked in a similar role at a shipping company and where experience from the offshore industry is an advantage. You can independently and cost-effectively carry out procurements with suppliers and shipyards. You have experience and solid knowledge of the industry’s regulations and standards when it comes to classifications and authorities.

To succeed in this role, you are solution oriented and are motivated by finding solutions to different issues that are not always planned. You are not afraid to make decisions and have the ability to succeed in motivating others. To thrive in this position you also need to enjoy collaborating with your colleagues onboard our vessels as well as colleagues from other department. You are fluent in both a Scandinavian language and English.

You will report to our Project Manager SOV.  Frequent travels to our vessels, yards  and subsidiaries will be an important part of your role. You will be part of the N-O-S duty schedule.


This position will start as soon as possible. You will be based at our office in Gothenburg, Sweden or Kastrup, Denmark. This is a permanent employment with a probationary period of six months.

You are welcome to contact Per Hansson, Project Manager SOV, 0738- 62 75 12 for further questions.

Please send your application to: latest 16th May. Mark the application “VSI Offshore Supply Vessels”.

Do not wait to send in your application – the selection process is ongoing.  We are looking forward hearing from you.