LOC Group appoints Andrew Pointing to new roleCompany News // January 15, 2015
London Offshore Consultants (LOC Group) has appointed Andrew Pointing to the newly created role of Group Director, Marine Assurance and Risk.
The 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 fully coordinated across regional boundaries. The company recently created a Group Director for Shipping Services and Group Director for Energy Services.
Mr Pointing's initial task will be to focus on developing LOC’s services in the areas of dynamic positioning, vessel assurance surveys and the movement of offshore units. He has been with LOC since 1995 and is a Master Mariner by background. He has managed the LOC Norway office since 1998 where he acted as contractor’s representative on a number of Norwegian based projects, worked on major marine casualty investigations and performed duties as a marine warranty surveyor on a range of projects. He will continue to be based in Stavanger.
Alan Clifton takes over from Andrew Pointing as Managing Director, LOC Norway. He joined LOC in 2002 from Aker Kvaerner and in his former role as Operations Director he had been involved in managing the majority of the many marine warranty projects handled by LOC Norway.