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Andrew Hughes

Naval Architect & Structural Engineer


Oil & Gas




Andrew joined LOC as a Naval Architect/Structural Engineer and is the Vice President of Energy. He is based in Houston.

With 20 years’ experience in offshore oil and gas and engineering fields, Andrews has a broad maritime engineering background with experience on a large variety of offshore and civil engineering projects. His previous experience includes naval architecture, structural engineering, project management and corporate management.

Andrew has experience with the design, fabrication and installation of fixed and floating platforms. He has also worked on and managed several verification projects, including Certified Verification Agent (CVA) and Marine Warranty Surveying (MWS) projects. He has managed projects from proposal stages through contracting and execution. His field experience includes attendance in fabrication yards, offshore installation sites and attendance during offshore tows.

Andrew also has experience running marine and structural analysis software, and has designed fixed offshore platforms.