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 245 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 has developed a unique approach to handling S&P inspections which not only reduces the amount of physical contact onboard and minimises the risk of COVID-19 infection, but presents a single, credible inspection report to the global market, with an attractive “rebate” system which can significantly reduce the cost to sellers.
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.
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.
Utilising the latest technology combined with a skilled team of passionate shipping professionals, engineers, surveyors, and developers, we are revolutionising ship inspections around the world and changing the way our clients manage fleet condition
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.
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.