8 Mar 2017

Sector: Shipping

Sea Trials

LOC were approached last year by a client with two 26m aluminium wind farm support vessels on order at a Far East shipyard which were displaying apparent course stability…


16 Nov 2016

Sector: Renewables

Gwynt-y-Mor – Marine Warranty Survey

CLIENT: RWE Innogy TYPE: Offshore wind farm LOCATION: Liverpool Bay WATER DEPTH: 13.4m – 21.4m DATES: 2011 to 2015 LOC Scope of Work Marine warranty surveying is usually a requirement of the developer’s ‘Construction All…


13 Nov 2016

Sector: Renewables

Robin Rigg – Marine Warranty Survey

CLIENT: E.on UK TYPE: Offshore Wind Farm LOCATION: Offshore Solway Firth WATER DEPTH: 20m to drying DATES: 2007 to 2010 LOC Scope of Work Marine warranty surveying is usually a requirement of the developer’s…


9 Nov 2016

Sector: Renewables

Humber Gateway Offshore Windfarm

CLIENT: E.on UK TYPE: Offshore wind farm LOCATION: Offshore Humber Estuary WATER DEPTH: 20m to drying DATES: 2012 to 2015 LOC Scope of Work LOC was appointed as marine warranty surveyor  to review the operational…


26 Aug 2016

Sector: Shipping

Port Chicago, Concord, California

This case study involves an incident in Port Chicago, Concord, California.  Although relatively simple at the outset – a vessel with steering failure alliding with a berth causing significant…


9 Jun 2016

Sector: Shipping

Cargo Classification

LOC recently investigated the analysis of a cargo on behalf of sub-Charterers that was reported to be Group C (not likely to liquefy) which suffered moisture contamination during loading. …