Xiao Qiang joined LOC in 2008 as a Marine Engineer based in Tianjin. Xiao Qiang has 12 years sea-going experience on general cargo vessels, bulk carriers and ro-ro vessels, including a year sailing as Chief Engineer. He has extensive offshore marine warranty survey experience particularly with loud-out, sea-fastening, transportation and installation of jacket, topside modules, approving and witnessing the pipe/cable laying operation, the towing and positioning of self-elevating accommodation units, integration of modules onto FPSOs under construction/conversion, sailaways and offshore connection of FPSOs. Xiao Qiang has conducted single voyage surveys and is an accredited OVID surveyor conducting OVID and CMID surveys. He has undertaken vessel suitability surveys for vessels including pontoon barges, semi-submersible barges, self-propelled vessels, tug, heavy lifting crane barges, crane/pipelaying barges and fishing boats. Xiao Qiang is a graduate in Marine Engineering from Jimei University and is fluent in English and Mandarin.