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    tHE TeAM

    Headed by experienced maritime professional, Mr. Kempu Arisawa, who has worked in the maritime industry for almost 40 years, most recently as president of AR Corporation Ltd., a company he founded in 2014 to offer maritime consultancy services to an array of maritime clients. Prior to this, Mr. Arisawa worked for Japanese ship owners as president and also director, and, before this, he was employed by trading House Nichimen Corporation (now Sojitz) for over 20 years.
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    Completing hundreds of inspections for the Japanese shipping market every year, Idwal often features in maritime media covering our work in the region. From our own curated content to articles from Japan Maritime Daily and other media outlets, click the button below to get the latest news from Idwal in Japan.

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    Words from our Customers

    Idwal works with some of the biggest names in Japanese Shipping, find some of the kinds words that our clients have said about our team and services below.

    “As one of the largest shipping companies in the world, MOL has used the services of Idwal to conduct pre-purchase inspections of vessels which are marketed for sale. Idwal is a reliable and trustworthy company that always provides fair and independent inspection reports to MOL’s vessels in line with MOL’s attitude to be open and fair to the market.”
    MOL Group
    "K Line has used Idwal’s pre-sale services on numerous occasions to encourage an open and fair selling process for ships placed on the S&P market. The process is seamless, transparent and has generated high levels of interest in the buyers’ market with good, clean offers which have concluded in successful sales of K Line vessels".
    K Line
    “It is crucial to have a trustworthy vendor like Idwal to perform consistent reliable vetting and pre-purchase services for the Cargill enterprise. We value a vendor that aligns with our company’s vision for safety and sustainability into the future.”