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CHECKING IN WITH MARINELINE®
A Look at Trade Fairs & Events

It has been a pleasure to see our many valued clients, and some new faces too, at recent industry developments. To start the year, APC presented at the January 2018 meeting of the UAE branch of IMarEST in Dubai, reviewing the benefits of chemical tankers having their cargo tanks coated with MarineLINE®, which permits easier tank cleaning, prevents tank corrosion and reduces the risk of cross-cargo contamination. The event was highlighted in Tanker Operator magazine.

In March 2018, APC MarineLINE® also attended CMA SHIPPING, in Stamford, Connecticut, USA covering the North American market. Just recently, the MarineLINE® team hosted an exhibit at Posidonia 2018, in Greece, speaking with Greek customers and discussing upcoming new building projects.

Look for us once again at SMM 2018 in Hamburg, Germany, where we’ll showcase our latest developments in cargo tank coatings.

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NEWS TO KNOW
Personnel Announcements
APC is pleased to make two new announcements:

Captain Onur Yildirim

Captain Onur Yildirim has been promoted to the new position of APC Marine Manager, managing the marine coatings operation globally including sales, technical, and after-sales service. Previously he worked in a number of roles at APC, most recently from 2012-2018 as Global Technical Manager, overseeing the global technical team including after-sales service. From 2009-2012, he was Technical Manager of Korea and Southeast Asia, and from 2006-2009 was a Technical Inspector. Prior to APC he worked five years in various shipping roles, first as a Third Officer, then Second Officer, and eventually Chief Officer on chemical tankers. Captain Yildirim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering from the Istanbul Technical University, Turkey. He also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Maritime Law from London Metropolitan University, UK, and other educational and industry honors. Read full news announcement.
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Georgios Mitropoulo

Georgios Mitropoulos, a long-time veteran in the marine industry, has been named as a New Sales Representative for MarineLINE®, with his primary sales territory covering Greece and its vast shipping market. He was first introduced several years ago to MarineLINE® while working in South Korea supervising tank lining installations for chemical tanker newbuildings. He is a graduate from the Merchant Marine Academy in Aspropyrgos, Greece. Read full news announcement.
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TECHNICAL REPORT
Technical Bulletin Highlights Inspection of
8-year MarineLINE® Coating

When the tanker, M/T Hatice Ana, owned by Mercan Shipping, arrived in 2017 at the CEKSAN Shipyard in Turkey, the MarineLINE® inspection team was ready to carry out an onboard inspection to check on the general conditions of the cargo tank coatings. These cargo tanks were originally coated with MarineLINE ® in 2009.

The conditions of the tank coatings looked very good and no coating repairs were conducted during the dry docking. The shipowner was pleased with the results of the tank inspection and the condition of the MarineLINE® coating carrying a range of chemicals that are shown in the Technical Bulletin PDF.
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A FRESH NEW LOOK
APC Updates Identity & Branding

According to APC President David Keehan, the company has changed its graphic identity featuring a world globe to showcase APC’s ability to serve its customers worldwide. The logo also showcases our two key coating brands, MarineLINE® and ChemLINE® and will be used with the new company slogan, “TOMORROW’s SOLUTIONS TODAY”.

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If you have any questions about MarineLine® or would like to receive a quote for your next cargo tank lining project, contact your MarineLine® representative.

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