R V Ahilan

'France and floating wind now at the heart of offshore wind sector'

'France and floating wind now at the heart of offshore wind sector'

RV Ahilan of LOC tells Recharge his insights into the French offshore wind market, floating wind and the prospects for the wider European sector. LOC Group has had a hand in roughly two thirds of t... Published 6th April 2017 by

The Vessel Assurance Process Followed by Survey Vessel Companies

The Vessel Assurance Process Followed by Survey Vessel Companies

Here at LOC Group, we provide a vessel assurance process unique to your needs. We provide a bespoke service because the levels of work necessary, as well as the levels of risk, can vary depending on t... Published 24th March 2017

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

  • 4th October 2016

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. Civil or Criminal Liability The results of the ...

LOC deploys Safe Trans software

LOC deploys the SafeTrans software for the safe design and operation of marine transports and heavy-lift operations. The software can simulate large vessels, barges, heavy-lift vessels or tug and tow operations. What is SafeTrans? SafeTrans is ...

Know your As and Cs

The liquefaction potential of bulk cargoes is a topic that has gained increased attention and awareness over the past few years in the shipping industry. Most readers will be familiar with the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code d...

Hazardous mineral ore cargoes

Demystifying cargo behaviour and regulation at the IMO. Imagine that in the final hours of loading a time-sensitive consignment at a busy port in a relatively secluded location, all loading operations are ordered to stop.  Free water has appeared in...