We offer a range of services which help our clients make smarter decisions.
All our services are delivered by highly skilled and experienced shipping people who have access to the latest innovative, industry-leading technology. Services are available from our offices in the UK, China, and Greece, supported by over 280 survey stations worldwide.
Leading brokers, shipowners, banks and financiers use our Pre-purchase inspection services to fully understand the condition of their intended acquisitions, on a global scale.
Leading banks, funds, lessors and financiers use our global condition inspection services in order to fully understand the condition of their assets.
Idwal works with some of the world's leading dry-bulk charterers and commodities traders to provide detailed Pre-Charter Condition and Vetting inspections of predominantly dry bulk tonnage and some tankers, in considerable volume and on a global scale.
Idwal works with a number of the International Group P&I Clubs, to deliver quality, comprehensive and objective P&I surveys to the international P&I Market on a global scale.
If a physical inspection is not an option, then our Remote Asset Review reports, which are universally accepted across the industry, can help you make those critical decisions without the need to set foot on a vessel.
The single biggest expenditure for any owner, investor or financier after buying a vessel is the cost of dry-docking. Idwal provides a comprehensive dry dock management service which has been proven to save our clients time and money.
Condition Adjusted Valuations combine a vessel’s actual condition, measured using our unique Idwal Grade, with algorithmic-derived market values to account for a vessel’s physical condition; in a first for the maritime industry.
Leading banks, financiers and shipowners use our comparison reports to undertake comparisons of vessel condition and management in order to determine how vessels are ranked in relation to their peers.
An outsourced portfolio monitoring function provides our customers with a structured technical support function, backed by innovative platform technology to deliver unrivalled clarity in respect of ongoing portfolio risk and technical-integrity of diverse fleets of vessels.
Idwal provides consultative advice and support from a highly experienced team of shipping professionals, covering multi-asset disciplines and who offer a wealth of experience and knowledge across all areas of technical, operational and commercial shipping.
ESG factors are assessed during our vessel inspections as a matter of routine. We fully support the need for accountability, commitment and transparency across all aspects of the global shipping industry, in respect of climate change and wider environmental, social and governance factors.
Idwal provides Underwater Inspection services, in conjunction with our Condition Inspections and Pre-Purchase Inspection services to help our clients to fully understand the condition of their investments and to ensure that their collateral is maintained to an industry best-practise standard, with values preserved and risks minimised.