Marine & Off-shore

Our experts are experienced in disputes relating to marine construction, engineering and consultancy. In addition our experts have the ability to provide expert advice on projects within the offshore sector. These are large projects, in locations all over the world, where our experts have been involved in disputes involving major offshore civil works, marine terminals, and offshore process plant construction.

Marine & Off-shore examples

  • LNG Terminal Jetty

    Independent expert advice for LNG terminal jetty arbitration case.

    Instructed to provide independent expert advice in the disciplines of programming and delay analysis and to produce an expert delay report for an ICC arbitration case for a US$1bn liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in South America, the first such facility in the southern hemisphere. The dispute relates to the extent and causes of delay to the project completion date for the construction of a 2km-long steel jetty structure and unloading platform under the Marine Works EPC Subcontract.

  • Port Container Terminal

    A three phase extension of a container terminal including construction of a new jetty and upgrading of the existing wharf, which was terminated.

    Blackrock Expert Services was instructed to produce delay and quantum independent expert reports on: project delay and disruption; costs incurred pursuant to termination; and post termination costs.

  • Multi-purpose off-shore vessel

    Expert reports for terminated deep-water offshore vessel fabrication contract.

    Provided delay and quantum expert services relating to the terminated construction of a deep-water, multi-purpose offshore construction vessel at a fabrication yard in Eastern Asia. The vessel was designed to serve deep water and SURF (subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines) markets as well as shallow water. Design and programme delays and performance issues led to eventual cancellation of the shipbuilding contract by the Employer. Produced a critical path analysis and independent delay and quantum expert reports.