10 YEARS ANNIVERSARY - 2005-2015

North Sea Electronics celebrates 10 years of operation in January 2015.


2005 - The company was founded under the name Marin-Innovasjon AS and had two employees, Jon Seim and Geir Lasse Kaldestad (founders). Initial business idea was to provide software and electro/hydraulical services to subsea. First contract was signed with FMC Technologies for rebuilding the ROMV system.

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The first business card...


2006 - Richard Fyhn (co-owner) joined the company. Richard had a master degree in micro electronics, and this will later have great impact on the way the company developes.



New logo released in 2007:



2007-2008 - Moves into new office in Kjerreidviken. Company is growing slowly with one new employee per year. Focus is to turn from software control and datalogging systems to electronics design.

Edvin jobber med elektronikk på skjerm


2009 - Moves to current office location at Laksevaag. Awarded "Upcoming Company of the Year 2009" prize by NCE Subsea. The focus on High Temperature eletronics increases, and is now the main business area.

Upcoming subsea company of the year 2009


2010 - Becomes Gaselle for the first time. The Oslo office is opens later the same year.

Gaselle logo 2010

2011 - NSE is top rated at Bisnode with AAA-class. Less than 2,6% of the companies in Norway have achieved this rating.

NI Days2010 Omtale i elektronikknett

Oslo office staff exhibiting at NI Days in Drammen.


2012 - Marin-Innovasjon AS changes name to North Sea Electronics AS. The release of the new company profile was held at Offshore Technology Days 2012.


                        North Sea Electronics logo


NSE stand AJA


2013 - The HT products portfolio continues to grow, and contains now: Telemetry, BLDC and Stepper Motor Controllers, Analog- and Solenoid nodes, Master Controllers and DCDC conveters. All products communicates over CANbus, and can be set up individually.

NSE lab


2014 - NSE becomes Gaselle for the second time, and are awarded the Rising Star Hordaland Prize for 2014 by Deloitte.

Rising star hordaland 2014


2015 - North Sea Electronics AS has become a major company within design and development of high temperature electronics, and has a wide portfolio of module based products for downhole applications.

NSE had a turnover of approximately 24 MNOK in 2014, and has since its' start always delivered a positive annual profit. We expect to grow our turnover and profit, as we now sell complete products in addition to the engineering services.

The staff counts 18 employees, where two are located in the Oslo office.


Geir Lasse Kaldestad (CEO) and Richard Fyhn (CTO)

The future...

NSE will continue to develop electronics for harsh environments, and we encourage all existing and potential customers to contact us for advice, technical discussions and inquiries.

The NSE crew is dynamic and energic in finding the best solutions for you!

We are already looking forward to our 20th Anniversary...