AVON, OH – Continuing to expand its worldwide reach, Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) has appointed Navkratis Ltd. as its new sales agent covering the Cyprus market, an area well noted for its position in the worldwide shipping industry.

David J. Keehan, APC President, said, “Cyprus is an influential center for the maritime industry. With this new appointment, we believe Navkratis will provide a great local presence and help to present and explain the many operational benefits of MarineLINE®.”

Navkratis’ key sales and marketing management includes Menelaos Demetriou, Commercial Director; Aris Angelides, Sales & Business Development Manager; and Vitaly Bogdanov, Sales Manager, Integrated Ship Solutions. The Navkratis business model targets ship owners and ship managers based in and operating from Cyprus and other offshore segments. There are approximately 1,100 vessels under technical management in Cyprus.

The history of Navkratis started in 2012 when the company was established in Limassol, Cyprus, as a global maritime services provider mainly serving the Cyprus shipping market. The company has become a well-known supplier within the local ship management community, primarily engaged in providing high-quality, cost-effective solutions with a team of industry professionals with significant expertise in the marine supply chain. The company exclusively represents some prominent marine equipment manufacturers and service providers in Cyprus.

Angelides says the collaboration between Navkratis and APC will provide excellent corrosion protection solutions for his company’s customers. “We have now added a world-leading corrosion protection solution provider to the list of principals we represent. We strongly believe that MarineLINE, a state-of-the-art cargo tank coating system, is the right solution to help our customers reduce corrosion issues and protect their assets. We are honored for this opportunity, and look forward to promoting and supporting the MarineLINE product portfolio in our market,” he said.