Atlantic Offshore is a leading provider of emergency response, rescue and recovery, multi-role and platform supply vessel operations, currently within the UK and Norwegian energy sectors. Typical features include oil recovery capabilities, fast rescue craft, fire-fighting and daughter craft. Atlantic may also carry out duties such as inter-field cargo operations, offshore storage, life boat replacement operations, towage assistance and pollution control.
Atlantic Offshore is headquartered in Sotra, Norway with a regional operation in Aberdeen, UK. We pride our selves on our focus on safety, quality, environment and operational excellence. Our success is accountable to our investment in technology, training and development coupled with a highly motivated workforce.
The Group currently operates 12 vessels in the North Sea, which of 11 are on long term contracts. Atlantic Offshore is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified by Lloyds Register. In addition, the company is certified and verified by FPAL, Achilles JQS, and Achilles Utilities NCE.
Atlantic Offshore is a supplier of MRV and PSV services to the oil and gas industry that customers prefer to work with and employees prefer to work for.
Atlantic Offshore was established in its present form in 2008, building on companies with 20 years of experience in the emergency recovery and response marked.
Atlantic Offshore is a niche player in the UK and Norwegian offshore marked with focus on ERRV operations. Currently, we own and operate 9 ERRV/MRV class A and 3 PSV. We have more than 300 crew members trained in rescue operations.
Atlantic Offshore shall use our knowledge and experience to provide marine services that meet, or exceed, the requirements of our customers by understanding their needs and preferences. AO is committed to provide Healthy and Safe Working and Living conditions for all Employees, Third Party personnel, Sub‐Contractors onboard company vessels and premises.
Management accepts its duty to ensure that all practical measures are taken to provide and maintain
safe and healthy conditions on board ships and premises, as well as design, construction and
operation of all plant, machinery and equipment. Health and Safety responsibilities rank equally with
all other company responsibilities. The ultimate responsibility for AOM’s Health and Safety
performance rests with the Managing Director. The Management of Atlantic Offshore will:
· Encourage the active involvement of all employees and sub-contractors in the company’s effort to promote and improve service to the customer and standardsof Health and Safety
· Make the necessary resources available to enable employees to achieve the Company’s objectives
· Encourage continuous improvement in safety awareness and safety management skills at all levels within the Company
· Improve performance and safety by implementing routines and procedures designed to identify and prevent the consequences of unsafe acts and habits that may lead to incidents or near misses
· Execute Safety Risk Analysis and Safety Risk Assessment in order to prevent unwanted occurrences and consequences
· Implement an effective “Feedback System” to ensure that all Employees learn from unplanned events
· Ensure that effective Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is available to all Employees.
· Regular Safety drills and training to be carried out both on and offshore.
· Maintain it’s No smoking policy on board and at the office. Smoking is only permitted outdoors or in confined spaces designated for the purpose.
· Establish a methodology for risk assessment for competency, critical equipment, environmental impact, emergencies and key operations.
It is the duty of all Employees, including Employees of Sub-Contractors to act responsibly in order to prevent injury to themselves or fellow workers. Action will be taken where this primary requirement is not observed.
Health & Safety is the direct responsibility of all employees within Atlantic Offshore, Third Parties and Sub Contractors irrespective of position or rank. All personnel hold the responsibility to be conversant with and work within the principles and procedures of Atlantic Offshore’s Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental Management System. In particular:
· Attend safety meetings and participate in the SMS improvement system, giving feed-back where relevant
· Notify the onboard Safety Officer, shore Safety Manager/Designated Person, regarding any dangerous occurrences, near misses or risks to Health or Safety
· Promptly report any accident, or potential danger, and actively participate in any subsequent investigation
· Ensure that all equipment provided in the interests of health and safety is readily available as required, properly used and to report any deficiencies with such equipment
· Prevent misuse any equipment provided for Health and/or Safety protection.
The ultimate responsibility for the Company’s Quality, Health, and Safety performance rests with the Managing Director.
The quality, environmental and safety management system, hereafter called the Integrated Management System (IMS), shall be applicable on all vessels and offices managed by the company
Atlantic Offshore Management AS shall deliver prime quality services to our customers and be among the leaders in our business segments. All processes shall be defined and described. The process risks shall be identified assessed and measures shall be implemented to achieve this goal, and ensure continuous improvement within the organisation. Customer feedback and complaints shall be recorded and actions shall be taken to correct the issues in the complaints, if they are reasonable.
Health and Safety
All processes needed to achieve the vision of zero injuries and work-related illness shall be defined and described. The processes risks shall be identified and control measures shall be implemented in the IMS. The IMS shall set the frames for safe practices in ship operation and a safe working environment. Safety management skills for all employees shall be continuously improved, including preparing for emergencies related both to safety and environmental protection.
To achieve the vision of zero environmental discharges and to keep AOM environmental impact as low as practically possible all environmental impacts shall be identified and assessed, control measures shall be implemented for the significant impacts. All vessels shall be operated with the aim to prevent pollution, or focus on reducing pollution when it cannot be avoided. New technology or methods should, when possible, be adopted to reduce the company’s environmental impact.
Within the context of our organisation, Atlantic Offshore Management AS is committed to follow all legal requirements applicable for the company, including applicable codes, guidelines and standards recommended by IMO, the Flag states, classification societies and maritime industry organisations. All employees, in all positions, on board and ashore, shall have the necessary qualifications to conduct their job to the high standard and in compliance with relevant rules and regulations.
All employees shall be familiar with, and work within the principles and procedures of, the Integrated Management System. Sufficient resources, such as financial means, training and equipment needed to implement and achieve AOM goals in the Integrated Management System, shall be given.
The IMS shall constantly be improved; goals to achieve this shall be set in the annual QHSE plan. All significant environmental impacts within the Company’s context shall have its own performance indicator in this plan.
· Zero injuries
· Zero occupational illnesses
· Zero fires and/or material damage
· Zero discharges of substances which may damage the environment
Atlantic Offshore shall:
· Follow all appliccable laws and regulations
· Ensure safe operations to prevent injuries and spill
· Minimise the environmental impact
· Participate in internal/external QHSE meetings and conferences
· Have customer focus
· Design safe, efficient and environmental friendly vessels
· Continuously improve the QHSE Management System, QHSE Plan.
This statement is made pursuant to s.54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. This has been approved by the board of directors of Atlantic Offshore.
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 creates offences in respect of slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory labour and human trafficking [Modern Slavery]. Atlantic Offshore is committed to combatting all forms of Modern Slavery.
Atlantic Offshore owns and operates Emergency Response and Rescue Vessels. We are committed to working with the supply chain to ensure compliance with the Modern Slavery Act.
Our Policies and Procedures
Atlantic Offshore has the following policies, procedures and accreditations in place:
· A Modern Slavery Act Policy detailing the company’s commitment to the act and the expectations of our supply chain
· Due diligence questionnaires that assessed suppliers and third parties across a range of compliance criteria including questions on specific Modern Slavery risk areas.
· Compliance evaluation during the Management of Supplier evaluations.
· Atlantic Offshore fleet maintain Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) accreditation. The MLC 2006 sets out seafarers’ rights and conditions of work, including in respect of wages and hours of employment.
Atlantic Offshore shall continually review the effectiveness of the measures taken and to further improve policies, procedures and other measures in respect of Modern Slavery whenever possible.
In all that we do, we are powered by passion and driven by safety
Atlantic Offshore is a provider of high end of Multi Role Vessels specialising in Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel operations. At present, the only vessel operator with fleet wide Class A in both UK and Norwegian sectors.