Marine Casualties

Marine Casualties

LOC is at the forefront of responding to marine casualties and emergencies worldwide. We have worked on marine casualties of all scales, including some of the largest and most complex incidents in recent history. Our global network of offices is able to respond 24/7. Our network of casualty experts can mobilise quickly and be on site within the first critical hours of an incident. 

Our global support staff, based in our hub shipping offices, provide valuable technical support to the attending casualty specialists.

  • 24/7 emergency casualty, accident or incident response via our network of more than 30 offices worldwide
  • Feasibility assessment and advice on planned marine salvage/wreck removal operations and methodology
  • Monitoring, reporting, assessment and control of salvage/shipwreck removal costs and project progress
  • Advice and coordination of pollution prevention and control
  • Advice on bunker and cargo removal operations
  • Rapid mobilisation of our strategically located Special Casualty Representative when SCOPIC (Special Compensation P & I Club) is invoked
  • Assessment and monitoring of casualty strength and stability throughout salvage/wreck removal operations
  • Verification of contractor’s calculations
  • Co-ordination and/or management of response operations

Our Marine Casualties Expertise

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

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

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

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

Pollution

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

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Pollution

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

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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