LOC Norge AS
LOC (London Offshore Consultants) is a leading international marine and engineering consultancy to the world’s shipping and offshore energy industries and associated governmental, insurance and legal interests. We combine multi-disciplined engineering and marine knowledge with practical experience and expertise to provide a unique range of consulting, survey and marine casualty response services to our clients, supported by our global network of strategically located offices
LOC Norway’s office, located in Stavanger has the following core areas of business:
• Marine Warranty Survey
• Marine Engineering Services
• Field Operations Support, Marine/Field Studies, MOU Moves, Vessel Assurance, Hazid/Hazop facilitation.
• Shipping – Insurance and Litigation Support service.
Marine Warranty Survey
LOC has acted as MWS on some of the world’s largest and complex construction projects undertaken. It provides a level of mitigation and protection against potential loss which is accepted by leading insurance underwriters in the completion of marine operations wolrdwide.
LOC has approved all types of marine construction operations including loadouts, launches, near shore, offshore and transocean transports, installation, lifts, on-shore load-in, flow-line and umbilical installations. LOC’s work has included decommissioning of some pioneering installations in the North Sea and installation of offshore renewable energy infrastructure.
LOC’s proactive approach adds value for clients helping ensure all marine operations are performed in a safe, orderly and timely manner.
Marine Engineering Services
From high level procedures to detailed design, from pre-study to project execution, LOC’s marine engineering services and technical expertise provide solutions for all manner of challenging and complex marine operations. Its experienced personnel provide independent 3rd party review and verification services.
Our team of mariners and engineers has developed transport studies, mobilisation manuals and management procedures; supplying all the relevant analysis such as in-depth structural, lift rigging, sea-fastening, motions and transportation analysis to support.
Field Operations Support, Marine/Field Studies, MOU Moves, Vessel Assurance, Hazid/Hazop Facilitation
LOC has experienced and accredited marine surveyors (including OVID & CMID) for vessel assurance, pre/post charter condition inspection, suitability, and Dynamic Positioning (DP) operations. It provides marine studies in relation to feasibility, navigation, dry/wet tows, and field development/renewal.
Our extensive experience with marine operations leaves LOC uniquely positioned to assist or facilitate risk analysis, assessment and management. It provides accident, damage and incident investigations.
LOC provides expertise in planning and execution of MOU moving/mooring with experience from the Danish and UK Sectors and NCS up to the Barents Sea.
Shipping – Insurance and Litigation Support
LOC provides a full range of services to the shipping industry. LOC staff are available 24 hours a day to attend and investigate cases of cargo, fixed object or hull and machinery damage. Personnel assess vessel and port/berth suitability in terms of a loss prevention measure, or a forensic investigation. Ongoing support for salvage operations and wreck removals is available.
The LOC Group consists of over 25 locations around the world with over 400 employees. Our network of offices provides clients with the benefit of local knowledge and experience when operating overseas. It helps control travel time and cost. Our customers have the advantage of local contact with the Stavanger office, with benefit of knowing that attendances or inspections carried out by other offices will be subject to the same rigorous LOC Group standards.