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LOC APPOINTS NEW TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Friday, May 10, 2019 

LOC Group has appointed Paul Walton as Technical Director of Shipping for the London office, to which he is returning after serving as a Director of the Groupís Hong Kong office.

Walton has been with LOC for eight years, joining in 2010 as a Master Mariner. His return to the London office brings greater depth and experience to LOC’s industry leading shipping mariner team. He is a Class 1 Master Mariner with 18 years’ seagoing service on container ships, bulk carriers, general cargo vessels, and heavy lift vessels.

Joint CEO of LOC Group, Jerome Rutler, commented: “I’m delighted to welcome Paul back to our London office as the Technical Director of Shipping. His addition to the team will enable us to focus on growing all aspects of LOC’s shipping business, including adopting new technologies and adapting to changes in digital freight brokerage. Paul’s commercial acumen and understanding of the Chinese shipping market will add a new dimension to our London offering and provide our existing and future clients with a trusted partner to support their maritime endeavours.”

Walton said: “I am delighted to be re-joining LOC London at such an exciting time in the Group’s history. LOC is an industry leading business, with a stellar reputation in the shipping industry and I look forward to bringing insights from the fast-growing Asia market and further developing the London offices offering.”

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