Lithgow Associates are acknowledged leaders in corrosion control management and this expertise is complemented, where required, by highly qualified specialists from other fields.
Our clients include oil, gas and petrochemical industries, shipbuilders, marine operators, fabrication yards, power generators, river and water authorities, manufacturing companies, rail operators, councils and government bodies and the legal and insurance professions.
A key strength is our ability to adapt and lead in a rapidly changing and technically demanding market. This professional flexibility is a cornerstone of Lithgow Associates overall capability.
Lithgow Associates has considerable experience in the investigation of paint failures on a variety of structures, including bridges, ships, storage tanks and pipelines. Such investigations have often resulted in major litigation claims. Once the cause of the failure has been ascertained, L.A.’s consultants can advise on and evaluate coating systems for repair purposes. L.A.’s consultants are experienced in recommending coating systems for new projects and can provide a full package which includes system recommendations, painting specifications and quality control procedures necessary to maximise the life of the coating. Overall, paint coating failures and associated problems, coupled with the remedial recommendations, form a major part of our expertise and experience.
Arbitration and Litigation
We provide a valuable support service to the legal and insurance professions by assisting in arbitration and in disputes. We also prepare specialist reports for litigation. Technical support is backed by experimental and investigation across a wide range of scientific and engineering disciplines and our consultants act as expert witnesses in court where required. We are able to offer expert opinion in matters of arbitration. L.A. is registered on The Law Society Register of Experts London and has undertaken work in the International Court in Paris, courts in Germany, France, Cairo and Hong Kong. We have also given evidence in cases at the LMAA (London Marine Arbitrators Association).
Education and Training
LTI offer the following bespoke training courses; Introduction to Paint Technology, Principals and Practice of Corrosion, Military Vehicle Corrosion, Corrosion Awareness for Defence Forces, Corrosion Awareness for Naval Personnel, Corrosion in the Small Craft Sector, Corrosion in Merchant Ships and Commercial Vessels, Oilfield Corrosion, Marine Coating Inspection and Surveys, Coating Failures Prevention and their Rectification, Corrosion Control Awareness Course, CATAP Coating Applicator Training and Certification Programme, Corrosion Prevention in Bulk Tank Storage, Contact Lithgow Associates for your training needs.
Project Management Inspection
The consultancy offers a comprehensive project management service – and a tailored professional training facility to many sectors of industry. Lithgow Associates can supplement the client’s internal project management capability, or provide a total turn-key package encompassing quality assured design and supply, contract supervision, and quality control criteria to international standards. All of the consultants with Lithgow Associates are experienced lecturers and they head-up technical seminars, undertake in-plant courses, and run Internationally Accredited formal corrosion control courses which can also be designed to a client’s specific requirement.
We provide an overseas service to a number of countries that include Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kuwait, Malaysia/Sarawak, Sate of Qatar, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Pakistan, Syria, Thailand, United States of America, United Arab Emirates.
Lithgow Associates Marine Failure Investigation Service. Boiler Failure Investigations, Marine Engine Failures, Ship Tank Failures, Underwater Surveys & Interpretation, Photographic and Video Surveys, Dry-dock and En-Voyage Supervision, shipboard Personnel Training, Marine Coating Supervision and Failure Investigations.
Lithgow Associates Wales HQ,
3 Cefn Close, High Cross, Newport.
NP10 9AL. Wales. UK
Newport: +44 (0)1633 799 997
London: +44 (0)208 3934 370
Out of hours: +44 (0)7802 800 213