Wagner joined LOC in 2009, and is the General Manager of LOC’s office in Rio de Janeiro. Prior to joining LOC, he had many years’ experience at Lloyds Register in a variety of roles. Wagner has been involved with loading systems for large ore carriers, class approval in Brazilian and Japanese shipyards on new buildings and repairs, classification and regulatory compliance of ships in service, offshore units, DP systems and platform supply vessels. With LOC, Wagner has been involved with salvage and wreck removal operations, a variety of investigations and surveys involving hull and machinery incidents for P&I Clubs and H&M underwriters, and has prepared expert reports for use in litigation. He has also been involved in various offshore projects involving floating production systems in Brazilian waters, many of them complex in nature, as marine warranty surveyor or advisor to oil companies and also for offshore contractors. Wagner is a qualified naval architect and marine engineer registered with CREA.