LOC is an independent marine and engineering consultancy and survey organisation, providing high quality services to the shipping and offshore energy industries. LOC was established in London in 1979. Since then, we have grown into an international, multi-disciplinary organisation, with offices across the world. Our team now comprises over 400 professionally qualified personnel.
Our business focuses on all aspects of transportation and construction in the marine environment and upon the accidents and disputes that sometimes arise. Thanks to our team’s technical expertise and hands-on experience, we have become a recognised industry leader in all of our fields of activity.
Our broad experience and our multi-skilled teams are highly valued by clients from almost every sector of the maritime industry. These include P&I clubs, marine and energy insurers, energy companies, ship owners and charterers, admiralty lawyers and government bodies. We develop long-standing relationships with our clients, who appreciate our professionalism, consistency, and above all our ability to respond swiftly to all urgent incidents.
We provide expert advice at all stages of the marine claims and disputes process, including marine accident investigation. We have developed a broad spectrum of marine legal services expertise, with many of our technical team having provided oral and written evidence at court and maritime arbitration proceedings. We have developed close relationships with our clients which include P&I clubs, property underwriters and admiralty law firms globally.