Maritime Shipping Consultants
When it comes to international maritime, experience counts. With a maritime legacy spanning more than 150 years since the establishment of the Salvage Association, and in bringing together the trusted reputations and expertise of AqualisBraemar and LOC, we are the leading market provider of loss prevention, loss management and engineering & consulting services to the global maritime industry.
With our entrenched legacy in providing expert support to marine casualties of any type and size worldwide, The ABL Group combines expert knowledge with strong collaboration and insight, to deliver a fast, effective response to even the most urgent shipping challenge.
Global Presence in all Maritime Hubs
The ABL Group has offices located in all major maritime and shipping hubs around the world. We employ a wide range of experts with backgrounds in different areas of the shipping and maritime industry, including naval architects, master mariners, marine engineers, marine superintendents, specialists in port pilotage, structural engineers, mechanical engineers, maritime civil engineers, electrical engineers, as well as other specialised disciplines such as geotechnical engineers, metocean and coastal specialists, and marine systems engineers, amongst others.
ABL Group’s shipping experts include the largest number in the industry of Lloyd’s appointed Special Casualty Representatives (SCR), to act on site at a marine casualty in the event SCOPIC (Special Compensation P&I Club) clause is invoked under a Lloyd’s Open Form salvage contract.
We have vast experience in all shipping and maritime-related matters including marine casualties, salvage and wreck removal, hull and machinery, P&I claims, fixed object damage, pollution, personal injury, and ports and harbours, marine accident investigation amongst other areas. Our reputation covers work in ports & harbours, small craft, global shipping, defence and yachts.
The ABL Group is at the forefront of responding to marine casualties and emergencies worldwide, our global network spanning more than 300 locations across every continent, ensures we are able to provide a veritable 24/7 emergency casualty response service. We have worked on marine casualties of all scales, including some of the largest and most complex incidents in recent history.