About Us


To be a leading provider of high-end offshore accommodation vessels.



Macro Offshore is committed to providing a safe workplace and shall take every reasonable step to reduce and/or eliminate hazards causing unwanted incidents/accidents. All activities shall be planned and performed according to our “zero tolerance” principle regarding injuries, accidents, accidental discharge to the environment and operational disruptions. Macro Offshore shall be recognised for its drive to continuously improve quality in all aspects of its operations.

Codes of Conduct

Macro Offshore is committed to maintaining high ethical standards, and has established Codes of Conduct applicable for all business processes and all individuals who work for, or act on behalf of, the company.


Macro Offshore shall comply with applicable national and international rules and regulations, and we apply acknowledged standards and best practices throughout our business operations. Our Integrated Management System shall be in compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 standards, and we are committed to continuously improving the efficiency of the management system with respect to business conduct and quality, health and safety of personnel as well as environmental impact from the company’s operation.


Bjørn Eie Henriksen, CEO

Mr. Henriksen has more than 30 years of offshore industry experience. Mr. Henriksen has previously held the position as CEO of Prosafe Production, President of Prosafe’s Accommodation Business and CFO and COO of Prosafe SE in addition to various managerial positions in Transocean and Arthur Andersen. Mr. Henriksen is an State Authorized Public Accountant. 
Daniel Samuelsen, Finance Manager

Mr. Samuelsen has several years of  experience from various industries, including cost controller of the Haven at Johan Sverdrup Project, Team Leader and controller in Finero AS, as well as project financial controller in Aker Solutions. Mr. Samuelsen holds a MSc. in Finance from the University in Stavanger.
Tom Friestad, COO

Mr. Friestad has 20 years of oil & gas experience, including Operations & Technical Manager of Macro Offshore Management AS, Completion Manager of the Haven @ Johan Sverdrup Project, CEO of Sandaband AS, Operations Manager at Prosafe Drilling Services AS as well as experience from offshore operations. Mr. Friestad have a formal Technical background.


Robert Furuhjelm – Chairman of the Board
Mr. Furuhjelm joined NC Advisory, advisor to the Nordic Capital funds, in 2003. Prior to joining Nordic Capital he worked for SEB Corporate Finance in London and Helsinki. Between 1994 and 1996 he worked in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in London. Mr Furuhjelm holds a BSc in Economics from the Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration in Helsinki. Master Marine, Board member since October 2017.
Other board memberships: Luvata Oy, Britax Group Ltd (board member); Lagkagehuset
Thomas Mejdell – Board member
Mr. Mejdell joined NC Advisory, advisor to the Nordic Capital funds, in 2014. From 2011-2014 he worked with Morgan Stanley in London. Mr. Mejdell holds a M.Sc. in Finance and CEMS and a B.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from Norwegian School of Economics. Master Marine, Board member since April 2015.
Other board memberships: Resman (observer) 
Frank Tripoli – Board member
Mr. Tripoli has been with Paragon Outcomes Management LLC, a New York based Registered Investment Adviser, since 2009 and serves as its Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer.  Prior to 2009, Mr. Tripoli was a Director and Senior Analyst at Tremont Capital Management where he was responsible for the Relative Value and Credit strategies.  He started his career at JPMorgan Chase.  Mr. Tripoli earned a BS in Business Administration from the University of Delaware and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.
David Zakutansky – Board member
Mr. Zakutansky has been with Paragon Outcomes since 2012 and serves as a Vice President and Partner on its investment team.  Prior to joining Paragon, Mr. Zakutansky was an Analyst at BNP Paribas, where he focused on trade finance investments.  Mr. Zakutansky graduated Summa Cum Laude and earned a BS in Business Administration from Marquette University.  He is a Certified Public Accountant (State of New York) and a CFA Charterholder.


Macro Offshore was created through a merger between Master Marine AS and Crossway Holdings in December 2019. The first vessel, HAVEN, was completed in 2011 and immediately commenced operations on the Ekofisk field in the North Sea. 

Crossway Holdings was established by a team of leading accommodation and investment professionals to own and operate offshore jack-up accommodation vessels.