LOC adds Maritime Civil Engineer to Singapore Team

LOCLOC, a leading global marine and engineering consultancy for the shipping and offshore energy industry, strengthens its marine engineering team in Singapore with the appointment of Ng Chong Soon.

Chong Soon is a registered Professional Engineer in Singapore and a Chartered Engineer (IStructE) having graduated from the National University of Singapore.  He joins LOC with over 28 years’ experience in civil and structural engineering design works in Asia, most recently as Principal Engineer with an established engineering firm.

He has been extensively involved in marine projects in Singapore and around the region where he has worked on a wide variety of maritime structures, facilities and equipment, including quays, docks, jetties, wharfs, jetties and bridges.

He has also provided expert advice and opinion on matters involving building construction works as well as contributing expert evidence in the Singapore Supreme Court.  Chong Soon has a strong track record in assessing and evaluating damages due to design factors.

With LOC, Chong Soon will use his wide expertise to specialise in Fixed Object Damages (FOD), and marine civil/structural engineering design. His focus will be on investigating and quantifying the cause and extent of damages to fixed and floating marine structures, followed by developing and managing cost effective repair solutions.

Rutger Bierman, Managing Director of LOC in Singapore said: “Chong Soon is a seasoned marine civil engineer with proven track record from his previous roles in this region. We are delighted to have him on the team and his skillset will be a valuable addition to us and our clients.”

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About LOC / Notes to Editors:

LOC (www.loc-group.com)

LOC is a leading international marine and engineering consultancy and survey company that was founded in London in 1979. Headquartered in London, the company operates more than 30 offices in 15 countries across Europe, Africa, Americas, Middle East, Asia and Australia; and employs over 400 staff.

Its core business is split into shipping and energy divisions. Shipping includes marine casualty work, accident investigation, claims, disputes & litigation and surveys. Energy work includes marine warranty surveys, loss prevention, inspections, audits as well as marine and transportation consultancy.

LOC has delivered specialised, multidisciplinary marine and engineering consultancy and survey services to many of the world’s shipping and offshore energy companies and has handled numerous high-profile marine casualties in all parts of the world.

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