International Shipping Consultants
When it comes to international shipping, experience counts. Since 1979, we’ve been a trusted partner to leading organisations within the industry. Combining our expertise with strong collaboration and insight, we deliver a fast, effective response to even the most urgent shipping challenge.
services expertise within Shipping:
LOC has access to a broad range of engineering software which our naval architects, structural and civil engineers use to analyse the most complex of problems.
LOC are experts in providing advice and investigation into cargo damage and cargo liquefaction.
We provide expert advice at all stages of the marine claims and disputes process, including marine accident investigation.
The experience and specialist knowledge of LOC’s technical staff, which includes master mariners, marine engineers, naval architects, structural engineers and marine civil engineers, means that we are able to investigate...
LOC provides expert Maritime Legal Advice at all stages of the Marine Claims/Disputes/Arbitration process, including Marine Accident Investigations.
LOC is frequently instructed to assess the damage resulting from vessel collisions and groundings on behalf of the vessel’s owners or insurers.
Condition survey for vessels and equipment is used as a statement of fact and represents the status at a particular time. The survey will typically determine the working or operational...
LOC’s maritime civil engineers have been instructed on over 2000 fixed object damage (FOD) investigation cases in more than 100 different countries around the world.
LOC investigates all types of Marine Hull & Machinery Claims, identifying Cause, Nature & Extent of Damage/Failure & Provides Repair & Duration Estimates.
24/7 Response to Marine Casualties and Emergencies Worldwide. Global office network. Marine/Ship Salvage, bunker/cargo removal consultancy. Learn more.
The experience and specialist knowledge of LOC’s experts, which includes master mariners and marine engineers with experience of various vessel types, means that we are able to investigate personal injury,...
LOC's technical experts have attended major pollution incidents, and have also provided marine pollution prevention advice to a range of clients.
LOC offers a wide range of marine and engineering consultancy services relating to ports and terminals.
LOC’s multi-disciplined technical staff have a broad knowledge range of risk management, safety practices and procedures and marine environmental issues.
LOC is frequently appointed by hull and machinery underwriters, protection and indemnity (P&I) clubs and vessel owners to provide specialist consultancy services in marine salvage operations worldwide.
LOC is a leading provider of expert technical advice and support across a wide spectrum of marine industry topics. We have provided assistance to regulatory, governmental and port authorities as...
LOC are able to assist operators in the production of guidance documents, technical specifications, and manuals, and write policies and procedures. We can also assist clients in implementing these, for...
We have a proven track record of successful claims investigation and settlement in relation to voyage on behalf of our clients, which include P&I clubs, lawyers, ship owners, charterers and...
LOC’s track record as independent technical experts advising vessel owners and insurers in some of the world’s most challenging wreck removal operations makes us the market leaders in this field.