Mackay’s Global Locations Endorsed by USCG for VDR APT Service

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Happy birthday to the United States Coast Guard (USCG)! Did you know that the USCG turned 230 years old this week?

Since 1884, Mackay Communications has been a pioneer in communication and maritime technologies. We continue to use that expertise to service commercial vessels and help the United States Coast Guard (USCG) meet their mission requirements by periodically servicing theirs and other military support vessels around the world.

Mackay was recently endorsed by the USCG as a VDR/S-VDR APT Service Provider and has FCC- Approval (Federal Communication Commission) via GMDSS certification, to service transmit-electronics by trained technicians from Mackay’s global locations. Both endorsements are preferred and often required by US-flagged vessel electronics.

Mackay provided 7,500+ VDR APTs on vessels globally over the last 5 years and conducted 50%+ of VDR APTs on US merchant vessels.

Our 160+ Service Technicians conduct on-demand service, routine maintenance, inspections and install vessel electronics around the world. Mackay World Service coordinates service 24/7 from four continents.

Mackay’s vast global network, strong vendor partnerships, and quality of technical support enables us to respond expeditiously to the needs of the US military and commercial fleets.

Anytime, day or night, Mackay stands ready to provide you and your vessels with the communication and maritime expertise and support our customer’s requirements to keep their vessels at sea.

USCG – Mackay VDR / SVDR- Service Provider Endorsement July 2020 (pdf)

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