providing global coverage to match your requirements

LOC has a broad spectrum of technical expertise throughout our offices, providing global coverage to match our clients’ requirements. We are able to assist operators in the production of guidance documents, technical specifications,  and manuals, and write policies and procedures. We can assist clients in  implementing these, for example by providing training.

Our services include:

  • Guidelines for the planning, design and execution of complex and unusual marine operations
  • Functional specifications and manuals for marine operations
  • Emergency response manuals, for example SOPEP (Ship Oil Pollution Emergency Plan) and SMPEP (Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan)
  • Preparation and implementation of ISM/ISO (International Safety Management Code/International Organisation for Standardisation), including but not limited to Ballast Water Management Plan, Energy Efficiency Management Plan and Waste Management Plans
  • FPU (floating production unit) and semi-submersible marine operations manuals
  • DP (Dynamic Positioning) operations manuals / checklists
  • Cargo securing manual
  • Ship security plan
  • FME(C)A Failure Modes Effects (Criticality) Analysis for safety / operational critical equipment
  • Offshore marine operations; site and environmental survey, logistics support, rig move, mooring pre-lay operations, load transfer operations, ERRV coverage, station keeping, dredging and rock dumping work, deepwater mining, long haul tows
  • Near shore or quayside operations; quay or port layout and mooring arrangements, vessel or barge loading and discharge operations, ship to ship transfers & lightering, LNG operations, bunkering, tug and barge work, short haul tows
  • Vessel operations; cargo handling guidance or training, heavy lift vessel operations, project or specialist cargo transports, operation and guidance for vessel crews and owners / managers
  • Vessel maintenance and management; for example dry dock planning, work scope, budgets and management including yard selection, ISM, bunker or fuel management and use;
  • Contractor selection; including method review, scope of work development for tendering or operations purposes and, technical review and evaluation of tenders.

Technical Support / in the news

LOC Appoints New Energy Operations Director for London

LOC has appointed an experienced industry professional to enhance its growing energy business.  Shai Tzucker joins LOC’s London business as Energy Operations Director with more than 20 years of marine and offshore experience. A chartered naval arc...