Atlantic & Peninsula Australia Announces PACIFIC 2017 Showcase

Atlantic & Peninsula Australia, part of A&P Group, is set to showcase its leading commercial marine and defence sector capabilities at PACIFIC 2017, the biennial Pacific International Maritime Exposition this October.

Taking place at the International Convention Centre in Sydney, Australia from Tuesday 3 to Thursday 5 October, PACIFIC 2017 is a global business event, attracting senior merchant marine, shore services, maritime and defence industry, military and government decision-makers from around the world. The event is supported by the Australian Department of Defence, in particular the Royal Australian Navy, and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

As the only comprehensive international exhibition of its kind in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, PACIFIC 2017 provides an essential showcase for commercial maritime and naval defence industries to promote their capabilities to decision-makers from around the globe.

Exhibiting on stand 4C19, Atlantic & Peninsula Australia will use the platform to demonstrate its excellent marine and engineering credentials to industry, government and defence professionals, including Navy Chiefs and senior Navy leaders.

Atlantic & Peninsula Australia specialises in marine platform through-life and in service support, as well as planning, managing and supervising ship repair and engineering activities and the facilitation of ship’s company training.  The company already has a strong presence in the defence sector and provides In-service Sustainment and Support (ISS) services directly to the Australian Department of Defence for HMAS Choules, representing the first ISS contract of its kind.

Commenting on Atlantic & Peninsula Australia’s commitment to PACIFIC 2017, Scott Willey, director and general manager of Atlantic and Peninsula Australia said, “This high-profile event will enable us to showcase our broad technical and maritime expertise to high-level decision-makers in our core markets. We very much look forward to engaging with prospective customers from across the globe and to demonstrating our commercial and defence specialisms to them.”

Atlantic & Peninsula Australia is based in Sydney and is part of the A&P Group, which operates the largest commercial ship repair, conversion and marine services facility in the UK.