Mackay Acquires Dynamic Marine Systems – Mackay Marine South Africa Now Open for Business

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Mackay Acquires Dynamic Marine Systems
Mackay Marine – South Africa Now Open for Business

Raleigh, NC, U.S.A. (Sept. 23, 2020) Mackay Marine, announces the opening of its newest marine electronics sales and service center in Cape Town, South Africa, following the acquisition of Dynamic Marine Systems (DMS) (Pty) Ltd.

Dynamic Marine Systems’ team of highly skilled staff have 100+ years collective maritime and naval experience. Specializing in nav/comm electronics, dynamic positioning systems (DP), and automation equipment, DMS serves high-seas, oil & gas, coastal, commercial fishing, and naval customers.

“Expanding our global network to include South Africa has been a long-term goal for Mackay Marine.
Waldo Fourie and Todd Gaine – who will remain in charge – have built a stellar team serving nav/com
and dynamic positioning customers. Combining DMS with Mackay’s 43 global locations, abundant
inventory, extensive training, and breadth of comm/nav partners, will elevate both organizations to better serve current and future customers,” stated Jeff Schlacks, President of Mackay.

Mackay Marine South Africa’s capabilities include:

  • Complete bridge electronics, DP & automation sales and service.
  • DP, FMEA, and OVID Surveys
  • Flat-rate Lump-Sum “Anytime” Prices, globally on all “Annuals” (i.e. VDR, Gyro, Radar Groom, GMDSS)
  • Stocked Service Kits for all major nav/comm electronics brands and models
  • Access to USD $10 million global equipment & spare parts inventory
  • Global Class Society Approvals
  • 24/7 global marine service coordination through Mackay World Service
  • Product Offering 

Mackay Marine South Africa
Director Waldo Fourie
2 Milner St, Metro Industrial
Cape Town, 7405, South Africa
+27 21 276 1240,

24/7 Global Service Coordination:

Mackay World Service or +1 281 478 6245


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Photos by Alain Proust, SA


Media Contact:
Sue Ellen Rosen – Director of Marketing
Mackay Communications, Inc.®   +1 919 850 3014


About Mackay | Mackay Communications, Inc.® (dba Mackay Marine) sells, installs, and services communication and navigation equipment on board vessels of all class and size. Mackay, in business for over 135 years, has 3,000+ customers spread over every continent, annually conducts 17,000+ service calls, employs 300 seasoned professionals, with locations in more than 40 major ports. Mackay World Service coordinates service, installation, and inspections 24/7 for all ports, worldwide. For more information visit:

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