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Frank Buttell

Marine Engineer




Frank joined LOC in 2009 as a Senior Consultant and is based in Doha.

Frank has a broad-based maritime background and has served in all engineering ranks up to Chief Engineer on both steam and motor vessels.

Since 2009 he has worked as a consultant/surveyor, and deals predominantly with all aspects of P&I and Hull & Machinery (H&M) investigations and claims in the Middle East.

During his time with LOC, Frank has carried out numerous P&I and H&M investigations and has also acted as company representative and Marine Warranty Surveyor for various offshore projects in the Middle East for major oil and gas clients – including approving the heaviest single lift and the largest float-over deck installation in Qatari waters.

Frank undertakes surveys on behalf of insurers as MWS including vessel suitability surveys, loadout surveys, towage approvals and in field, and rig moves on to and away from fixed assets.