Hugues joined LOC in 2008, and is a Structural Engineer and Managing Director of LOC France.
He works as project manager on MWS projects but is also involved as lead structural engineer in consultancy and legal jobs.
Hugues has conducted reviews of marine procedures, naval architectural and structural analyses and carried out independent stability, motion and structural calculations as required. He specifically reviewed calculation and documentation with regards to following marine operations: load out (lifting, SPMT’s and skidding), seafastening, transportation, towage, mooring, heavy lift, offshore installations (floating/fixed platforms, pipelay, cablelay and subsea development).
He has attended onshore to approve vessel loadout and sailaway for high value items, offshore to approve deepwater subsea development operations, shallow water operations including topsides float over, heavy lift with floating crane and beach pull in activities.
Before joining for LOC, Hugues worked as structural engineer/naval architect in the plan approval department of a leading Classification Society.