Arctic Offshore International

Our team

OSV / Subsea / Renewables

Jon S Lerche

Jon S. Lerche

Managing Partner, Arctic Offshore International

After graduating with a MA (BA Hons.) in Business Studies from The University of Edinburgh, Mr. Lerche joined Arctic Offshore in 2005 and he became partner in the company in 2009. Mr. Lerche set up and headed the office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 2011 to 2013 before becoming Managing Partner of the company in 2015. Mr. Lerche has a substantial track record from working on successful transactions within S&P, newbuildings and chartering worldwide.

Mr. Lerche oversees the company’s operations and has his primary focus on OSVs and Specialized Vessels with particular attention to the Latin American market as well as transactions with a financial angle.

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Thomas Strande

Mr. Strande joined Arctic Offshore in 2017. He holds a BSc. in Nautical Science and an MSc. in Maritime Management from the University of South-Eastern Norway. Mr. Strande has more than 9 years experience from working on offshore vessels in the North Sea and holds a Master Mariner certificate. Today Mr. Strande is focusing on worldwide S&P, Newbuildings and Projects and is coordinating the team’s effort within S&P and Newbuilding.

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Sturla Hansen

Mr. Hansen joined Arctic Offshore in 2019. He holds a MSc in Marine Engineering from NTNU in Norway. Mr. Hansen has more than 10 years of experience in the Offshore and Oil industry from Subsea 7 and Seabrokers. Mr. Hansen has substantial operational experience from offshore construction campaigns. His current primary focus is on the Renewables and Subsea markets and he is based out of Stavanger, Norway.

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Amund Høsøien


Mr. Høsøien joined Arctic Offshore in 2012, after having graduated from NTNU in Trondheim with a M.Sc in Industrial Economics and Technology Management (Indøk). Amund became partner in Arctic Offshore in 2017 and is focusing on worldwide chartering and project development, and has his core expertise within Subsea and Renewables where he coordinates the company’s efforts, as well as on PSVs and AHTS.

Marius Fjeldstad

Marius D. Fjeldstad


Mr. Fjeldstad joined Arctic Offshore in 1997 after graduating with a degree in business and finance from North Eastern University in Boston. Mr. Fjeldstad became a partner in Arctic Offshore in 2001 and he has over the years established a particularly strong position in the Mexican market. Mr. Fjeldstad focuses on specialized vessels/assets and projects and coordinates the company`s efforts towards the Mexican Market where he has an unrivalled track record.

Mr. Fjeldstad has advised Clients on several complex major transactions for both Newbuildings, S&P and chartering.

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Nicolas Garschagen

Mr. Garschagen joined Arctic Offshore in 2018. He holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering and an MSc. in Management from Northeastern University in Boston. Mr. Garschagen has more than 8 years of experience in the Offshore and Oil industry, having worked with different players across the world, including for DNV and a major drilling contractor. His main focus is on the Latin American markets. Nicolas is based out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Aleksander Pappos

Alexander Pappos


Mr. Pappos worked for Arctic Offshore throughout his studies, and permanently joined Arctic Offshore in 2007 after graduating from Copenhagen Business School with a Bsc in Economics & Business Administration. A part of his degree he undertook at Athens University of Economics and Business. He became partner in Arctic Offshore in 2009 and has since 2013 been heading the office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and is currently dividing his time between Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro.

Mr. Pappos focus on OSVs and specialized vessels with particular attention to the Latin American markets and has a substantial track record from various type of transactions such as M&A, fleet sales and financially linked projects to S&P and term chartering of single assets.

Jeanette Lorvik

Jeanette Lorvik

Miss. Lorvik joined Arctic Offshore in January 2024. She holds a BSc. in Journalism and an MSc. in Communication from London Metropolitan University. Miss. Lorvik has more than 9 years of experience working in international relations between Norway and Brazil, starting off her career in a Norwegian NGO in Brazil and then as General Manager for The Norwegian Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), before starting in Arctic.

Her main focus is on the Latin American markets. Jeanette is based out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Aksel Røyset Bakken

Mr. Bakken joined Arctic Offshore in 2022, after having spent almost three years in the underwriting department at Norwegian Hull Club. He graduated with a BBA degree from BI Bergen in 2019 and has previous experience working offshore on both PSVs and AHTS, as well as internships with Arctic Offshore and in the chartering department of a well-known Norwegian OSV company. He is supporting chartering, project development and S&P projects globally.

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Fabio Zetzmann

Mr. Zetzmann joined Arctic Offshore in 2022, after having graduated from BI in Oslo with a MSc. in Finance as well as a BBA degree with a specialization in shipping management. During his studies Fabio worked as part-time Pricing Analyst with Wilhelmsen. Fabio is supporting chartering, project development and S&P projects globally.

Mads Kristiansen

Mads Kristiansen

Mr. Kristiansen joined Arctic Offshore in 2023. He holds a Master of International Business from Queensland University of Technology. Mr. Kristiansen previously worked for Lorentzen & Stemoco. He has a primary focus on S&P and the MENA region.

Nanette Dalsbo

Nanette Dalsbø

Office Manager

Mrs. Dalsbø joined Arctic Offshore (Nor-Ocean Offshore) in August 2008 and is today in charge of the office administration. Mrs Dalsbø has varied background from the hotel and service industry.

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