Energy Claims, Disputes & Casualties

LOC has provided technical expertise for the investigation and resolution of offshore energy casualties, claims, disputes and litigation for nearly 40 years.

LOC’s experts boast long-term offshore experience across both Oil & Gas and Renewables market sectors, positioning them perfectly to provide expert opinion and evidence on various marine operations concerning large scale energy infrastructure and / or asset performance issues.

Clients include operators, contractors, vessel/rig owners and their legal & insurance interests as well as government departments and statutory authorities.

Expert areas:

  • Installation of oil & gas and renewables offshore energy assets
  • Pipeline, cable, umbilical damage
  • Mooring failures
  • Weather and environmental damage or criteria
  • Design, newbuild and conversion disputes
  • Machinery failure
  • Performance disputes
  • Fixed and floating object / asset damage
  • Jack-up punch through, damage or loss
  • Drilling and BOP performance disputes
  • Project cargo loading / discharge, stowage
  • Towage issues
  • Seaworthiness issues
  • Salvage and wreck removal
  • Navigation issues
  • Collisions and groundings
  • Dynamic positioning
  • Suitability of proposed installation spread or jack up
  • Bunker disputes


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