LOC

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

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

PEOPLE

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

Our People
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.

Green

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

Experts

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

Independent

Independence to innovate and expand where clients need us

Global

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

Innovation

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

Responsive

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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In Memory of Peter Holloway

With great sadness we announce that Peter Holloway, formerly the managing director of LOC in London, passed away suddenly on the weekend before Christmas.  We are sure that all…

AqualisBraemar Acquisition of LOC Group Completes

LOC is pleased to announce the completion of its acquisition by AqualisBraemar ASA (“AqualisBraemar”). The combined group is a leading global independent offshore energy and marine consultancy…

PORTOS – Ports Towards Energy Self-Sufficiency – Seminar Presentations

The second annual seminar of 2020 for the PORTOS (Ports towards energy self-sufficiency) Project was recently held on Tuesday 10th…

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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…

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,…