London Marine Consultants Ltd (LMC) specialises in the engineering design and provision of mooring systems for FPSOs, FSRUs and FSOs including External Turrets, Internal Turrets, Disconnectable Turrets and Spread Mooring Systems.  Alongside this, LMC can supply their own swivel stack systems as part of the EPC supply.  LMC also have a fully best detailed suite of designs for Conventional, CALM and Deepwater Offloading Buoys.

LMC have recently and successfully diversified into the renewables sector and are working with clients to develop a number of floating wind, wave and tidal energy designs.

LMC has extensive experience of offshore transportation and installation, heavy lift engineering and decommissioning.

LMC can offer engineering services and technical expertise to the floating LNG and Terminal market.

Other work includes FEED and Field Development Studies, Third Party Reviews and technical consultancy for a range of topics within the offshore industry.


LMC and LMC Asia Pacific are owned by its parent company, London Marine Group Limited (LMG). LMG is in turn wholly owned by Yinson Production, the offshore production business unit of global energy infrastructure and energy company, Yinson Holdings Berhad, headquartered in Malaysia.

LMC retains its autonomy within this structure and the services provided are normally outside those of the Yinson Production. LMC trade out of its main office in the City of London UK. LMC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd was founded in 2008 and is based in Singapore.


LMC are certified to ISO 9001:2015 and are regularly audited by DNVGL in their ongoing certification. Part of this system includes procedures for the execution of design work, procurement and compliance with relevant codes and standards. LMG has a documented Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Management system in accordance with applicable standards and authority requirements.


LMC has carried out work for over 50 clients in the last 27 years and continues to be at the forefront of marine engineering in the global market


LMC employs approximately 50 technical staff, comprising Structural, Mechanical and Piping Engineers, Naval Architects and Structural Design Draughtsmen. Responsibility for the management of LMC lies with the following:

Richard Martin

Founder Director

As founder of LMC in 1990, Richard has over 35 years industry experience in mooring and turret design. His accomplishments include the conceptual design of mooring systems for twelve floating production systems, detailed design of mooring systems for three floating production vessels, three CALM buoy installations and one fixed loading tower. This work included calculations, project documents and drawings, costings and attendance for installation. He has also specialised in the construction and installation of concrete gravity platforms, marine operations and consultancy to the shipping and insurance industries.


    Managing Director

    Jon has extensive experience of the design, construction, installation, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of large fixed and floating offshore oil and gas facilities including conversions of FPSO, FSRU and FSO production facilities. With commercial, strategic and contractual experience on projects worldwide, Jon has more recently obtained particular expertise in concept selection and studies for LNG terminals utilising FSRU and FSU facilities.

      Nick Palmer


      With a masters degree in Naval Architecture from Southampton University, Nick’s expertise lies in the subsea, mooring and naval architectural disciplines. He is also experienced in offshore campaigns including FPSO and turret installations, riser installation and hook-up, and anchor pre-installation. Nick was appointed Director in October 2012 and is project managing some major projects for LMC. He is also leading the company’s diversification into the renewable energy market.

        Eric Crochet


        Eric joined from SBM in 2008 where he worked on the Espirito Santa FPSO and the GAP Kikeh project. At LMC he led the structural team to design the CPOC FSO for M3nergy, the OLT FSRU for Saipem and the POVO Chim Sao FPSO internal turret. Eric was appointed Director in October 2012 and has since successfully project managed the Bualuang Turret EPC and been heavily involved in the research and development of the Company’s designs for CALM and Deep Water Buoys and FLNG Turrets.

          Vishnu Mukundan

          General Manager Asia

          A chartered Naval Architect with over 10 years of experience in the maritime and offshore industry, Vishnu has led the Naval Architecture team during the design of all of LMC’s mooring systems since 2012 including the recent Pioneiro de Libra FPSO. He has extensive experience of carrying out mooring, riser and hydrodynamic analyses and offshore installation of mooring systems. Since November 2016 he has been managing a multi-disciplinary team of engineers at LMC’s Asia-Pacific office in Singapore whilst promoting LMC’s turret and mooring business in the region. He is a graduate of University College London.


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