Ship-broker

Tetsu Hiruta

(S&P, Newbuilding, Project)

Director

Born in Hiroshima prefecture in 1979. 2003, Start Shipbroking career at Seven Oceans in Japan. After few year experiences, hired by one of large Shipbroking house Lorentzen & Stemoco Oslo as S&P and NB Broker. In 2007, transfer to BMC Shipbroker (Lorentzen & Stemoco China), for one year contract. From 2008, back to Seven Oceans Japan and start S&P, NB Broker for Japanese local Ship owners. September 2009, resign Seven Oceans and establish new Shipbroking company UNIVERship co., ltd. After acquired Seven Oceans in 2016, become CEO of Seven Oceans and transfer all shipbroking activity into UNIVERship.

Motchy

(S&P, Newbuilding)

Broker

Used to work Logistics company for four years. Start Shipbroking career at Ocean Trust from 2015. In 2016 joined UNIVERship. In charge of S&P, NB and Project.

D

(S&P, Newbuilding)

Broker

In 1991 Born in Kyoto, grew up in Kyoto.After studying abroad in Canada, worked at local Trading house and House Manufactory company.In 2018 joined UNIVERship in charge of S&P Broker.

Seiya Fujiwara

(S&P)

After graduated university, joined logistics company of ship’s parts and provided the service for various shipping company. Through working in maritime industry, interested into Shipbroking business and joined UNIVERship in 2022.

Ryota Aruji

(Project)

In 1996 born and grew up in Saitama Prefecture. After graduating from university, joined a Shinkin Bank for 3years. In 2022 joined UNIVERship as Project Broker.

Hirokiyo Oka

(S&P)

Broker/Operation

In 2011, Jointed Seven Oceans Co., Ltd. In 2016 joined UNIVERship. In charge of S&P, NB and Project.

Takahiro Sakaki

Post-Fixture/Operation

Eleven and half years experiences as tanker broker for spot chartering. Joined UNIVERship in March 2017. In charge of post-fixture/operation..

Koichi Watanabe

Post-Fixture/Operation

After having experienced working as a shipfitter, joined Vancouver based shipping company in 2007, responsible for day to day technical management and operation of the company fleet. Also worked as a freelanced site supervisor and provided project management of new ship constructions.

Research Team

Eriko Taniguchi / Sarah Yanagisawa / Hiroyuki Okamoto

TAKEHISA SHIBATA

Analyst

In 1990 Born in Akita prefecture ,grow up in Akita prefecture. In 2008 went on to university ,moved to Tokyo. After completing graduate school, Worked the Government office and the venture company. Experienced research and public relations. In 2020 joined UNIVERship. In charge of research division.