Salvage

Salvage

LOC’s track record of marine salvage consultancy extends over 35 years and includes involvement in some of the world’s largest and most technically complex marine casualties. We work closely alongside and maintain excellent relationships with the world’s leading salvage contractors. LOC’s 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.

LOC is frequently appointed by hull and machinery underwriters, protection and indemnity (P&I) clubs and vessel owners to provide specialist consultancy services in marine salvage operations worldwide. The experience and knowledge of our experts allows us to offer independent technical advice to our clients from the moment a casualty occurs to the successful completion of the salvage services. By working closely with salvage contractors, we aim to help control costs for our client whilst ensuring the salvage activities are carried out safely, efficiently and with minimal environmental impact.

Our Salvage Expertise

Cargo Disputes

We provide expert advice at all stages of the marine claims and disputes process, including marine accident investigatio...

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Cargo Disputes

Analysis

LOC has access to a broad range of engineering software which our naval architects, structural and civil engineers use t...

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Analysis

Cargo

We provide expert services for cargo damage & cargo liquefaction. There are many types of cargo carried at sea. LOC’s ...

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Cargo

Condition Surveys

LOC’s experience and expertise ensure that we are instructed by other interests to complete surveys and studies for du...

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Condition Surveys

Marine & Engineering Consultancy

Marine & Engineering consultancy covers a wide variety of activities, our role is part of the risk assessment and manage...

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Marine & Engineering Consultancy

Casualty

The experience and specialist knowledge of LOC’s technical staff enables us to investigate claims, provide expert opin...

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Casualty

FMEA / FMECA

LOC is the leading provider of FMEA (failure mode and effects analysis) and FMECA (failure mode, effects and criticality...

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FMEA / FMECA

Collisions & Groundings

LOC is frequently instructed to assess the damage resulting from vessel collisions and groundings on behalf of the vesse...

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Collisions & Groundings

Marine Warranty Survey

LOC has been acting as MWS on behalf of underwriters, their assureds, the assured’s contractors, or for self-insured c...

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Marine Warranty Survey

Marine Accident Investigation

LOC can offer a fast and cost-efficient service for clients that need an accurate presentation of any collision, allisio...

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Marine Accident Investigation

Risk & Safety

LOC’s multi-disciplined technical staff have a broad knowledge range of risk management, safety practices and procedur...

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Risk & Safety

Fixed Object

LOC’s maritime civil engineers have been instructed on over 2000 fixed object damage (FOD) investigation cases in more...

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Fixed Object

Dynamic Positioning

LOC is specialised in the assessment of all kinds of DP vessels with DP notations DP-1, DP-2 and DP-3. We have a track r...

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Dynamic Positioning

Personal Injury

We have a proven track record of successful investigation of personal injury, root cause analysis and provide recommenda...

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Personal Injury

Studies

LOC is a leading provider of expert technical advice and support across a wide spectrum of marine industry topics. We ha...

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Studies

Hull & Machinery

LOC’s technical experts can investigate the cause, nature and extent of damage or failure, as well as offer accurate e...

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Hull & Machinery

Industry Standard Audit

We have extensive experience with many standard formats including CMID (Common Marine Inspection Document) (main and sma...

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Industry Standard Audit

Port

We provide expert services relating to ports and terminals. ...

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Port

Technical Support

LOC has a broad spectrum of technical expertise throughout our offices, providing global coverage to match our clients...

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Technical Support

Pollution

LOC’s technical experts have attended major pollution incidents, and have also provided marine pollution prevention ad...

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Pollution

Surveys, Inspections & Audits

We have undertaken an extensive range of surveys, inspections and audits in all parts of the world and on behalf of man...

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Surveys, Inspections & Audits

Shipyard Construction

LOC has the capability and experience to support throughout the construction of any type of marine asset being built, an...

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Shipyard Construction

Salvage

LOC’s track record of marine salvage consultancy extends over 35 years and includes involvement in some of the worlds ...

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Salvage

Advisory and Due Diligence Services

LOC experts have extensive experience performing pre-purchase surveys for a variety of clients. LOC offers pre-purchase ...

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Advisory and Due Diligence Services

Vessel Assurance

LOC provides a bespoke vessel assurance process to determine that a vessel and / or its equipment meet contract and oper...

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Vessel Assurance

Voyage

The experience and specialist knowledge of LOC’s experts, means that we are able to investigate claims, carry out anal...

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Voyage

Wreck Removal

LOC’s track record as independent technical experts advising vessel owners and insurers in some of the world’s most ...

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Wreck Removal

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The Nautical Institute has recently launched a second volume in the Collecting Maritime Evidence series which has a special focus on electronic evidence – what it is, how to…

Contract award with Brunei Shell Petroleum

LOC Group, a leading provider of services to the offshore oil and gas industry, is pleased to announce that it has signed a three-year contract with Brunei Shell Petroleum…

LOC successfully co-hosts panel debate for LISW19

Today, LOC and Clyde & Co. co-hosted a panel debate on “Container Ship Casualties, Causes & Consequences – the industry debates” in conjunction with LISW19.