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Paul Howe

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Over the New Year, we had the pleasure of catching up with Idwal's German Market Representative, Jan Hagemann. Based in Hamburg with over 30 years in shipping working, Jan has worked with well known organisations such as Oldendorff, Lloyd Fonds, and Five Oceans Maritime Asset Management. 

In early November Idwal CEO Nick Owens had the pleasure of sitting down with the team at Japan Maritime Daily to discuss some of the services that the team have been supplying in the region, as well as how COVID has affected the demand of ship inspections.

Idwal September Round Up

by Paul Howe / October 12, 2020

The team at Idwal hope this finds you very well and that you're safe and healthy. We've been busy during September with appearances at the Virtual Marine Money Ship Finance Forum, a collaboration with UK organisation Careers at Sea (member of the Merchant Navy Training Board), and of course...

Idwal Service Announcement | 25th August 2020 |Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore 

This week we sat down with Idwal Operations Assistant  Jeanne de Lagarcie and found out more about her journey from France to the UK for her degree and masters qualification, and then onto her new role at Idwal.

Selling a vessel has historically meant putting your vessel on the market and waiting for numerous potential buyers to send their own inspectors. The waiting game can seem endless, from waiting for a potential buyer to request an inspection, to arranging a suitable location, and then waiting for...

A client recently contacted Idwal in regards to the supervision of a fleet of multipurpose vessels dry docking in the Middle East and Far East. The Technical Managers were a highly competent and well-known management company but our client (a prominent financial institution) wanted reassurance that...

26th May 2020 | COVID-19 Service Update 

The maritime sector accounts for 3% of global greenhouse emissions and with the current focus of Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) many organisations worldwide are seeking ways to both reduce their carbon footprint and increase their environmental responsibility throughout their...

A recent client contacted Idwal regarding the cost of Dry Docking a Panamax bulk carrier in China. He had received quotes through his Technical Managers from 3 different yards that varied considerably; $570K, $594K and $647K. All 3 yards quoted a 20 day time frame for repairs.

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