LOC Group acquires SCUA Middle East ConsultancyCompany News // April 11, 2013
LOC Group has†announced the acquisition of SCUA Middle East Consultancy.
The acquisition combines LOC Middle East and SCUA Middle East to form a team of nearly 30 staff, including marine engineers, master mariners, naval architects and civil/structural engineers with wide-ranging skills and knowledge.
SCUA Middle East will become part of LOC Middle East, which will continue to respond to all types of marine insurance claims, casualty, loss prevention, engineering and energy issues in the increasingly complex shipping, oil and gas markets.
LOC Middle East, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, is one of the regionís largest specialist marine and engineering consultancies. Led by Paul Miles, LOC Middle East now has three offices, with another scheduled to open in Mumbai in 2013.
All current SCUA Middle East staff will join LOC Middle East and Pat Cannie will manage the specialist hull and machinery department.