Founded in 1979, part of the AqualisBraemar LOC Group – a leading independent global marine and energy consultancy

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Oil & Gas

World-leading adviser in marine warranty survey, LOC offers market-leading technical expertise and support in all stages of an oil & gas project lifecycle.

Oil & Gas Services


LOC combines over 40 years of experience with new technologies, providing world-class shipping consulting in marine salvage, casualty response, and other areas for a greener marine industry.



Specialist consulting, design and engineering services across shipping, energy and defence sectors – providing detailed support across the lifecycle of an offshore asset or marine project.

Engineering & Design Services


Offering digital solutions that enable greater efficiency, sustainability and visibility across energy and marine sectors, by combining the latest in digital analytics and machine learning.

Digital Services


Specialists in all aspects of marine and engineering consultancy, across 165 locations and 52 countries.

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The premier international marine and engineering consulting firm, founded in 1979 - part of the AqualisBraemar LOC Group.

LOC operates in the shipping, oil & gas and renewables sectors, providing loss prevention (marine warranty, surveys, inspections & audits, technical due diligence), loss management (marine casualties, claims, disputes and litigation) and marine and engineering consultancy services. Our clients comprise P&I clubs, H&M insurers, underwriters, brokers, oil and gas companies, energy utilities, field operators, developers, EPC contractors, installation contractors, drilling contractors, lawyers, shipowners, governments, and turbine and cable manufacturers.


Committed & trusted consultant driving the energy transition in renewable, maritime, oil & gas and power sectors


A leading independent global marine, engineering and adjusting consultant in renewable, maritime, oil & gas, power sectors


Independence to innovate and expand where clients need us


Extensive global presence in all key shipping and offshore energy hubs with a strategy to expand where we are needed


Strong track-record in innovating for sustainability and CO2-reducing energy and marine solutions


24/7 casualty response service and on-the-group expertise where needed
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Our offices are strategically located near the world’s major shipping and offshore energy centres

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AqualisBraemar LOC supports Neptune Declaration

Independent adjusting, marine and offshore consultancy group AqualisBraemar LOC ASA has joined around 700 companies worldwide in support of the Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change….

Meet the Team: Clive Sheard – Snr Marine Consultant

Across LOC, Longitude, Innosea and JLA, our teams are united by a shared commitment to support clients globally with practical and

Support AqualisBraemar LOC in Racing the Thames!

AqualisBraemar LOC group companies in the UK are joining ranks this March to take on the ultimate Thames fitness challenge….Race the Thames 2021!

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Tengizchevroil (TCO) FGP-WPMP Project

Project Summary The Tengiz Oilfield site is located along the northeast shores of the Caspian Sea, west Kazakhstan. It is 19 km wide and 21 km long and one of…

Tattershall Castle: Surveys & Technical Support since 2003

Project Summary The “TATTERSHALL CASTLE” is an ex-paddle steamer, built in 1934. In 1973 the Vessel was withdrawn from service on the Humber and since then she has been moored…

HAVFARM 1 (“JOSTEIN ALBERT”): Single Voyage Transport & Tow Approval – 2020

Project Summary HAVFARM 1 (named “Jostein Albert”) is the world’s largest stationary Ocean Farm, constructed in Shandong Province, China, by CIMC Raffles, as a large-scale moored fish farm…