LOC Renewables provides specialist capabilities in geotechnical engineering and geoscience services. Our engineers have significant experience in the offshore renewables sector, providing services from feasibility and concept through to construction and maintenance.

135 Offshore Wind
16 Countries
41GW+ Capacity

Our expertise allows us to assist our clients at every step of the way through their project. Our comprehensive package of front-end project activities and design and analysis consultancy services enable us to mitigate ground risk at all stages of a project – services include:


  • Desk Studies & Site Feasibility
  • Specification and management of offshore geotechnical and geophysical surveys
  • Site Characterisation, reporting, interpretation and risk management
  • Pile installation engineering and supervision
  • Cable on-bottom stability, burial assessment and trenching
  • Anchors, jackets, suction cans and foundation option studies


  • Engineering
  • Expert assistance
  • Leg penetration analysis for vessel movements with V-H interaction and leg extraction assessment
  • Liquefaction analysis
  • Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment
  • Scour assessment and protection


When it comes to offshore wind, LOC offers a full turnkey solution for the marine activities, commencing with the provision of a range of engineering and marine consultancy for appropriate site evaluation and selection.


We offer all services relating to offshore survey operations which include the following:

  • Scope and specification of survey
  • Contractor Selection
  • Management and supervision
  • Laboratory Scheduling
  • Project Management


Our aim is to reduce ground risk as far as practically possible. This can be achieved through a detailed study of seabed soils and their interaction with seabed structures. Through various studies we can attribute values to soil properties to assess their behaviour under varying conditions.  Our ground model production enables our clients to understand the ground conditions at any point within their project area.


Subsea Cables Services include:

  • Routing
  • Burial Risk Analysis
  • Burial assessment
  • Tool selection and achievability based upon in house experience
  • Cable Protection
  • Ongoing Support to ensure continued Protection of cables including post lay analysis and review of protection measures and cable-soil interaction studies


Expertise in all design phases of offshore foundations, including:

  • Basis of Design
  • Concept, FEED and detailed geotechnical design of shallow and deep foundations
  • Skirt penetration assessment for shallow bearing foundations
  • Penetration resistance of suction installed piles
  • Pile driving assessment considering up to date recommendations on calculation of resistance
  • Pile driving hammer recommendations and efficiency optimisation
  • Recommendations and design of installation support requirements
  • Back analysis of installation data

Key Contact

Geotechnical Engineering Lead

Newcastle, Longitude

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