Tetsu Hiruta

(S&P, Newbuilding, Project)


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.

Atsuhiko Ohashi

(S&P, Newbuilding)


Graduated from Waseda University in 1990 with a degree in Political Science and Economics, and joined Nippon Credit Bank (now Aozora Bank), where he was starting ship finance career from 1996. In 1998, he established a shipping finance team and he was seconded to Chugoku Bank in Okayama Pref. from 2012, as a ship finance advisor. He has been in charge of ship operating lease, arrangement of ship projects for domestic ship owners, and advice on ship finance for regional banks at FPG since 2017. Joined UNIVERship in 2022. Certified Public Accountant in the USA.


(S&P, Newbuilding)


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.


(S&P, Newbuilding)


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


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


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.

Takahiro Sakaki


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

Koichi Watanabe


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.