2 Apr 2020

IMO 2020 Bunker Issues

Since the implementation of the 0.5% sulphur limit on 01 January 2020, LOC has been involved in numerous disputes relating to fuel quality and sulphur levels. As was expected, it…


7 Jan 2020

Due Diligence in Our Times

According to the International Chamber of Shipping, at least 90% of the world trade is carried by ships. Shipping continues to grow and evolve into the carriage of new…


14 Nov 2018

Decommissioning Gets into Deep Water in GoM

David Ballands from LOC Houston, provides perspective on decommissioning developments in the Gulf of Mexico to MarineLink. The Gulf of Mexico basin covers approximately 1.6 million km2 and is…


10 May 2018

Getting a fix on reality

Electronic navigation, particularly with the advent of the Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS), has added more layers to the safe conduct of navigation. In order to deliver…


9 May 2018

To DP or not to DP?

As artificial intelligence spreads its roots throughout all technology, Bolshoy Bhattacharya, LOC Group’s electrical and control systems specialist, looks at dynamic positioning and asks, ‘What…


18 Jan 2018

Getting a fix on reality

Electronic navigation, particularly with the advent of the Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS), has added more layers to the safe conduct of navigation. In order to deliver…