January 14 - Marine engineering consultancy LOC Group (London Offshore Consultants) has appointed Andrew Pointing to the newly created role of group director, marine assurance and risk.

Pointing's initial focus will be to develop LOC's services in the areas of dynamic positioning, vessel assurance surveys and the movement of offshore units.
Alan Clifton succeeds Pointing as managing director, LOC Norway. Clifton 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.


Andrew Pointing.