St. John’s


LOC St. John’s office is located in Newfoundland’s vibrant capital city. This hub of economic activity for the Canadian offshore petroleum industry is the ideal location from which to serve our maritime and offshore clients. Our experience includes marine warranty surveys, vessel assurance, cargo loading / discharge and assisting with claims, disputes and litigation.

Vung Tau

LOC Vietnam was established in 2013, in response to an astonishing growth of the oil and gas industry. Located in the port of Vung Tau, LOC Vietnam provides oil majors, contractors, underwriters, and other insurers with specialist consultancy services for planning, design and execution of complex, high-value marine and energy operations. LOC Vietnam is a crucial part of the expansion into Asia that will complement existing operations in the region.


LOC Paris is  located in the Tour de l’Horloge at the Gare de Lyon, one of the two main Paris train stations.

Established in 2015 to manage both global and local projects for French clients, the office is supported by LOC London as it initially focuses on offshore projects for major French energy companies and develops links with the French shipping sector and insurance firms.


An experienced team of multi-disciplined structural engineers, naval architects, pipeline/offshore engineers and master mariners are based in the LOC Paris office.


LOC Tianjin opened in 2005

The office has since been heavily involved in the offshore development projects of Bohai Bay. The Tianjin office has specifically been involved in marine transportation and marine construction, including the planning design and successful execution of high value/high risk complex marine operations and construction activities on these projects.

As a result, LOC Tianjin has developed strong working relationships with the national oil companies and is ideally located close to the fabrication yards.


Since 2004, LOC México has been the provider of marine warranty services

As a result, our business is well known to  Petroleos Mexicanos, the major insurance companies and to  most of the contractors linked to the offshore oil & gas industry in the country.

The main office is located at Tampico, which holds the majority of the fabrication yards and with the nearby port of Altamira, is the most important shipping destination on  the north shore of the Gulf of Mexico.


Established to cover the east of Australia

LOC Sydney is predominantly focused on serving the marine market but is increasingly building its range of engineering services alongside. Services include hull and machinery advisory, P&I Club work, expert services and casualty management.

LOC Sydney is ideally located to respond quickly, providing the highest standard of services  to clients across the region in Australia/New Zealand/Asia and globally.


LOC Norge has its office base at Forus, Stavanger.

First registered in 1986, today the team and its surveyors provide expertise to a wide range of energy and shipping interests all along the Norwegian coast.

It acts as Marine Warranty Surveyor for new development and removal projects both offshore and onshore. Vessel assurance, rig move and marine operation engineering, planning, management and execution also form a significant part of LOC Norge’s daily work. The team also  provide cover as P & I Club Correspondent and has hull & machinery expertise.


LOC Singapore is located at the heart of the Central Business District

The office is within short walking distance of all our principal clients. LOC Singapore’s reputation has developed over the years and is built upon our ability to respond rapidly to our clients requirements with expert knowledge and high-quality services.

Our office is located between Tanjong Pagar and Raffles Place MRT stations allowing easy and rapid travel around the whole of Singapore.


In 2011 LOC Shenzhen was established

The office was set up to meet the growing demands of customers operating across the South China Sea. As exploration activities continue to yield positive oil and gas results, the demand for services in this area has increased. The office is ideally located next door to CNOOC’s Shenzhen office as well as being close south China’s fabrication yards.


LOC Shanghai is located in Pudong New District

The office is close to the main port and offshore clients. The growing office team combines multi-disciplined engineering and marine knowledge with practical experience and expertise to provide a range of consulting, survey and marine casualty response services to our clients.

Shanghai is China’s largest shipping centre and offers excellent opportunities within this area of work.