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  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    London Offshore Consultants (LOC) has announced that Alex Harrison has assumed a new LOC Group role as Group Director, Energy Services after stepping down as Managing Director of LOC Australia. Harrison was a Director of LOC in London before transferring in 2005 to head LOC Australia, which is now the second largest earnings generator in the LOC […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    LOC Group has promoted LOC Renewables Group Director Dr. RV Ahilan to the position of joint CEO, alongside Jerome Rutler.

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Andrew Squire, Chief Executive of London Offshore Consultants (LOC) welcomed Captain Nick Haslam to the newly created Board position of Group Director, Shipping Services.  “Nick’s crucial new global role will involve working closely with the four regional directors in developing shipping services within the LOC Group,” Mr Squire confirmed. “These will include traditional P&I activities, […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    LOC Group has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the TWIND project, focused on creating a network of research professionals for the offshore wind industry in Portugal. The EUR 796,000 three-year project, launched in July, has the objective of dynamizing a pool of specialized research professionals and trainees in support of Portugal’s emerging offshore wind […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    LOC Group has appointed RV Ahilan to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), who will continue leading the company’s renewables business activities. Ahilan previously held the role of Joint CEO at the company, alongside Jerome Rutler, who will take up the position of Deputy CEO overseeing Operations and Mergers & Acquisitions. The company said its […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jonathan Britain has been appointed as Managing Director of LOC Group’s London operation. Jonathan Britain joins LOC having previously headed-up Bureau Veritas’s UK industry division. A mechanical engineer by background, he brings with him a wealth of operational management expertise. Prior to Bureau Veritas, he worked for GL Noble Denton, Germanischer Lloyd and Advantica. Established […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    LOC Group – a leading global marine engineering consultancy – has named Dr Robin Bidwell, CBE as its non-executive chairman. For 35 years, Dr Bidwell built and led Environmental Resources Management (ERM), the global environmental advisory firm employing more than 5000 employees in over 40 countries. He currently holds a number of non-executive appointments (private […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    LOC Longitude, part of LOC Group, has opened an office in Newcastle to better serve the offshore renewables market in the UK North East. According to LOC, the office will host geotechnical, geological, naval architecture and marine systems consulting engineers to serve its client base in the region. “The opening of our Newcastle office demonstrates Longitude’s […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    LOC Group Ltd (London Offshore Consultants) – a leading global marine engineering consultancy – has appointed Andrew Pointing into the newly created role of Group Director, Marine Assurance and Risk. This new position is part of an ongoing restructuring process which sees LOC creating a number of group-wide roles to ensure its business sectors are […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    International marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group, comprising LOC and Longitude, has created LOC Renewables, a focused team of consultants to bring the group’s capabilities to the offshore renewable energy sector.

  • 1 March 2016

    LOC Group has appointed Dr R V Ahilan as the Director of the Group’s Renewables Advisory & Energy Technology unit. Ahilan joins LOC from DNV GL, where he was executive vice president of the Renewables Advisory Division. LOC said the new appointment will drive its ambitions to increase its scope in the renewables sector and to […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    LOC Germany, a subsidiary of LOC Group, has secured work with Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) to provide remote dynamic positioning (DP) trials for two service operation vessels (SOVs). The scope of work includes the preparation of the remote DP trial program and providing marine engineering consulting on DP systems for Windea Leibniz and Windea La […]

  • 15 March 2013

    LOC-Netherlands is located in the World Trade Centre-Expo in the North of The Netherlands and facilitates easy access to the maritime world in NW Europe, and in particular the oil and gas industry in the west and the emerging activities for the offshore wind mill farms strongly represented in the east. Along with the already […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    LOC Renewables, part of LOC Group, has appointed Tim Camp as the Director of Turbine Engineering. Camp will lead a series of new initiatives related to marine engineering and consultancy, turbine device technology and offshore clean energy assessments, while continuing as co-convener of the International Electrotechnical Commission’s working group on design standards for offshore wind turbines. […]

  • 1 May 2014

    LOC has further expanded its footprint in Asia, successfully registering LOC Seoul and opening the company’s first office in South Korea. “Initially concentrating on the vibrant energy markets, our ultimate objective is for LOC Seoul to cover all aspects of our work,” said Captain Jon Walker, Regional Head of Asia for the LOC Group. “We […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    LOC Group has secured a contract with Ørsted to provide marine warranty survey services (MWS) for the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Under the agreement, LOC will provide MWS services for the transportation and installation of the inter-array and export cables. Technical document review and operational approvals will be undertaken […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Portugal-based WavEC Offshore Renewables and LOC Group, headquartered in London, UK, have entered a partnership with a focus on marine renewable energies, especially offshore wind.

  • 30 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    LOC Group has won a contract to provide marine warranty services (MWS) for the first phase of the Dong Hai 1 intertidal project in Vietnam. The scope of the services will be for the loadout, transportation and installation of 13 Vestas V150-4.0 turbines, the inter-turbine MV cables and link bridge sections. The contract for the […]

  • 28 July 2015

    LOC Houston has been named marine surveyor for America’s first 30 MW offshore wind farm offshore Block Island. This project will connect Block Island to the mainland grid for the first time, reducing island electric rates and diversifying Rhode Island’s power supply, while creating 300 local construction jobs. Andrew Hughes, LOC’s Vice President of Energy said: “This represents […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    International marine and engineering consulting firm LOC has appointed ex-Head of Engineering at BP, Ian Cummins as its new Energy Projects Development Director. 

  • 8 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    LOC Group has won a contract with Cong ty Phan Dau Tu Dien Gio Hoa Binh1 to support the development of the Hoa Binh 1 offshore wind project in Vietnam. LOC will provide marine warranty services and consulting services, and will give guidance and recommendations to contractors on how best to meet project requirements and […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Korea Offshore Wind Power (KOWP) and Swiss Re have awarded LOC Group a contract for marine warranty surveying (MWS) services on the 60MW test phase of Korea’s Southwest Offshore Windfarm Project.

  • 27 February 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    LOC Group’s Paris-based renewables team is providing marine warranty surveying services for the Fécamp, Courseulles-sur-Mer and Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farms in France, developed by a consortium led by EDF Énergies Nouvelles and Enbridge.

  • 1 June 2017
    R&D, Technology

    A consortium led by LOC Group has been selected by the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP) to investigate the infrastructure and logistics challenges faced in the development, construction and maintenance of utility-scale floating offshore wind farms. The investigation report and recommendations, which has been commissioned by the Carbon Trust and JIP partners DONG Energy, ENGIE, […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    A couple of days after securing a marine warranty job on a Vietnamese project, and on top of the recently won contracts for offshore wind farms in China and Taiwan, LOC Group informed it was also awarded a contract for the Zhanjiang Wailuo II and X offshore wind farms in China. Under the contract, which […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has awarded LOC Germany with a framework agreement for marine warranty surveyor (MWS) services, along with several other companies that applied for the tender earlier this year. One-year framework agreements, with the potential for extension for up to eight years, have been awarded to multiple MWS providers which will support the realisation of several […]