Brian McJury

Handling pollution in a small port or harbour

pollution in a small port or harbour
Handling pollution in a small port or harbour

As an independent marine, engineering consultancy and survey organisation, LOC may represent either party in an accident investigation into pollution in a port or harbour. The investigation is likely... Published 22nd November 2016 by

Different Standards of Marine Accident Investigation

Different Standards of Marine Accident Investigation

It's an unfortunate fact that some shippers, brokers and operators only discover when they get to court that the marine accident investigation they ordered has not been carried out to the highest stan... Published 18th November 2016

Why Do We Need Accurate Marine Accident Investigation?

Why Do We Need Accurate Marine Accident Investigation?

Accuracy is absolutely crucial in marine accident investigation because the stakes are so high. In fact, people's lives can depend on the investigation revealing the true reason for the accident.C... Published 4th October 2016

How Insurance Helps in Marine Risk Assessment

How Insurance Helps in Marine Risk Assessment

Insurance is often seen as a headache for those insuring whole vessels, hulls, marine installations, cargoes and ships in repair. However, the insurance process is actually helpful for proprietors and... Published 22nd September 2016

HMS Caroline Move for Underwater Refurbishment

BACKGROUND:HMS Caroline is a 3,700-ton veteran light cruiser, the last remaining vessel from the World War One Battle of Jutland and is presently a floating five-star museum located at Alexandra Dock, Belfast.HMS Caroline serves as a monument...
  • 9th November 2016
RWE Innogy / Liverpool Bay

Gwynt-y-Mor – Marine Warranty Survey

CLIENT: RWE Innogy TYPE: Offshore wind farm LOCATION: Liverpool Bay WATER DEPTH: 13.4m – 21.4m DATES: 2011 to 2015 LOC Scope of Work Marine warranty surveying is usually a requirement of the developer’s ‘Construction All Risk’ insurance and exp...
  • 9th November 2016
E.on UK / Offshore Humber Estuary

Humber Gateway Offshore Windfarm

CLIENT: E.on UK TYPE: Offshore wind farm LOCATION: Offshore Humber Estuary WATER DEPTH: 20m to drying DATES: 2012 to 2015 LOC Scope of Work LOC was appointed as marine warranty surveyor  to review the operational procedures and to inspect the p...
  • 9th November 2016
E.on UK / Offshore Solway Firth

Robin Rigg – Marine Warranty Survey

CLIENT: E.on UK TYPE: Offshore Wind Farm LOCATION: Offshore Solway Firth WATER DEPTH: 20m to drying DATES: 2007 to 2010LOC Scope of Work Marine warranty surveying is usually a requirement of the developer’s ‘Construction All Risk’ insurance...
  • 16th September 2016

5 WAYS TO REDUCE RISKS FOR CARGO LIQUEFACTION

Liquefaction is a phenomenon that occurs when granular matter, such as soil or fine ore, transforms abruptly from a dry solid state to a pseudo-liquid state and starts to behave like a fluid. This can be caused by external forces such as vibrations o...
France

Incident at a Major Petroleum Terminal, France

In LOC’s latest project, we were instructed to carry out an onsite inspection and provide technical advice to a London based P&I Club following a substantial FOD incident at a major petroleum terminal, in southern France.An oil/chemical tanke...