Shipping

When it comes to international shipping, experience counts. Since 1979, we’ve been a trusted partner to leading organisations within the industry. Combining our expertise with strong collaboration and insight, we deliver a fast, effective response to even the most urgent shipping challenge.

LOC has offices located in all the major shipping hubs around the world. We employ a wide range of experts including naval architects, master mariners, marine engineers, structural engineers, civil engineers, as well as other specialised disciplines like geotechnical engineers. LOC’s shipping experts include mariners and engineers able to act in the capacity of Special Casualty Representative (SCR), should the SCOPIC (Special Compensation P & I Club) clause be invoked under a Lloyd’s Open Form salvage contract.

We have vast experience in all shipping related matters including marine casualties, salvage and wreck removal, hull & machinery, fixed object damage, pollution and ports and harbours.

LOC is at the forefront of responding to marine casualties and emergencies worldwide, our global network is able to respond 24/7. We have worked on marine casualties of all scales, including some of the largest and most complex incidents in recent history.

Our clients also come to us for expert maritime legal advice for all stages of the marine claims and disputes process, with many of our technical team having provided oral and written evidence at court and maritime arbitration proceedings.

We have undertaken an extensive range of surveys, inspections and audits in all parts of the world and on behalf of many different industry interests including vessel owners and managers, charterers, flag states, brokers, banks and insurance parties.

Get in contact with us today to find out how LOC can help you with your shipping needs.

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