Richard Grant

Naval Architect
Richard is a Naval Architect located in the Houston office since mid 2016. He joined LOC Group in 2011 after graduating from the University of Newcastle Upon Type with a Master’s Degree, having since work for both LOC and its sister company Longitude Engineering in the UK, Australia and Singapore. Richard is an associate member of the Royal Institute of Naval Architect working to qualify as a chartered engineer through the company’s accredited scheme. His theoretical experience comprises of performing hydrodynamic analysis including mooring design and validation, vessel stability, motions and transportation analyses, cargo securing, installation and decommissioning engineering, retrofit and structural analysis. In addition to these Richard has practical experience of vessel surveys, decommissioning surveys, inclining experiments and a wide range of marine warranty services.