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

Shipping

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.

Shipping

ENGINEERING

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

DIGITAL

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
The premier international marine and engineering consulting firm, founded in 1979.

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.

Green

Trusted advisor driving the energy transition in shipping and offshore energy sectors

Experts

World-class expertise in engineering and marine disciplines since 1979

Independent

Independence to innovate and expand where clients need us

Global

Offices located in key shipping and energy hubs worldwide, with a strategy to expand into new markets

Innovation

Strong track record of developing technologies for sustainable energy and shipping practices

Responsive

Highly responsive team with on-the-ground 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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Contract Win to Support Hoa Binh 1 OWF Development

LOC Group is pleased to announce it has won a contract with Cong ty Phan Dau Tu Dien Gio Hoa Binh1, part of Phuong Anh Group, to support the…

LOC Webinar: Electronic Marine Accident Analysis

LOC, the premier international marine and engineering consulting firm, is excited to announce it will be hosting a WEBINAR this Thursday 9th July, 9:00AM BST, on the following topic: Electronic…

Contract win for Zhanjiang Wailuo Offshore Windfarm

LOC is pleased to announce it has won a contract to provide Marine Warranty Services (MWS) for the transportation and installation operations, supporting the development of the Zhanjiang…

Case Studies View All

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…

GAGASAN PERAK: Fire / Explosion off Indonesia – August 2010

Project Summary Whilst loading a cargo of crude oil at the Kangean Energy terminal on Sepanjang Island, north of Bali, several explosions ripped through the main deck of the tanker,…

PATHARA MARINE 5: Sank off Bangkok Bay, Thailand – SEPTEMBER 2015

Project Summary Laden inshore container vessel, “PATHARA MARINE 5”, sank in rough seas in Bangkok Bay, Thailand, on the 19th September 2015 with several of the crew missing. Its cargo…