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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LOC Group and AqualisBraemar to join forces

LOC Group is to join forces with AqualisBraemar – forming a leading marine, engineering and adjusting consultant in renewables, maritime, oil & gas and power sectors. “The consulting…

LOC Sponsors Cables2020

LOC Renewables are pleased to be sponsoring RenewableUK and SubseaUK’s annual Cables event, to take place virtually on the 24th November 2020, 9:00 – 17:00 GMT.

LOC Webinar with Maritime London: Safe Carriage of COVID-19 Vaccines

LOC is pleased to announce it is co-hosting a Technical Webinar with Maritime London, 3rd December, 13:00 – 14:00 GMT,  on the following topic: Safe Carriage of COVID-19 Vaccines

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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,…