North Star Shipping appoints new CEO

Aberdeen-based emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV) operator North Star Shipping has appointed Matthew Gordon as the new CEO of the company, replacing Callum Bruce who will retire after 34 years with the company.

Gordon has been working in the offshore industry for over 24 years, having served various positions in Unique Group, Atlantic Offshore, Viking Seatech and Subsea 7.

“We have found the right person to take North Star forward. Matt’s experience and drive will be invaluable as North Star seeks to further evolve its services in the emergency response and rescue vessel market and the rapidly developing offshore wind sector. He will also oversee the integration of our recent acquisition of Boston Putford Offshore Safety,” said Steven Lowry of North Star’s owner, Basalt Infrastructure Partners.

North Star currently owns and operates 46 vessel, made up of 41 ERRVs and five PSVs.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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