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Mackay Brazil Demonstrates Prompt Success Since Opening Q 1 2017

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Mackay proudly reports one of its newest entities, Mackay Brazil, quickly integrated itself as a mainstream marine service and electronics supplier, located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro. “Mackay fills a major gap in Brazil by stocking significant spare parts, accompanied by factory-trained Mackay technicians available for immediate deployment.  Mackay’s spares investment is focused… Read More


Mackay India Opens 2nd Locale on East Coast & Plans for Larger Mumbai Office

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Since opening in late 2016, Mackay India’s 10-person Mumbai team rapidly turned a profit permitting expansion to a second office at east coast Vizag.   India’s 15 eastern ports are easily accessible from centralized Vizag; enabling Mackay field technicians to provide timely service to the entire coastline. In a short period, Mackay India achieved: Class-approval by… Read More


Mackay Marine Asia Expands in 2017 – Increasing Chinese Ports Served

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Since 2011, Mackay Asia has experienced exponential growth, starting with a single-person-operation in Singapore and now thriving with nine (9) locations in major Asian ports, complimented by service throughout the region via extensive agency partnerships. Mackay’s Shanghai office, the cornerstone of Mackay China, moved to a significantly larger facility (Nov. 2017); expanding inventory space 4-fold… Read More


Mackay Marine Increases Global Locations in 2017

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To better serve the needs of our global marine customers, during 2017, Mackay increased sales and service facilities, inventory, and factory-trained technicians in many popular, but under-served ports.  This expansion resulted in 37 total Mackay locations worldwide. In the past twelve months, Mackay created service stations in the following ports: Brazil (Rio de Janeiro) Canada… Read More


March 2018 – Inmarsat Fleet 33 and Fleet 55 Service Termination with Recommended Upgrade Paths

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Please click the link below for a pdf schedule of: Inmarsat’s Retirement & Termination Dates of select Satellite Services.  Of immediate interest is the March 31, 2018 termination of Inmarsat’s Fleet 33 (F33) and Fleet 55 (F55) Marine Satellite Services. Included in the listing are Mackay’s recommended upgrade path options to consider when replacing the F33 and F55… Read More


Mackay Marine Named in Top 20 Marine Distributor Group – Maritime Reporter Nov. 2017 Workboat Issue

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We are pleased to announce Mackay Marine was selected as one of the Leading 20 Marine Distributors in Maritime Reporter’s November 2017 Edition; with bonus distribution at the December International Workboat Show in New Orleans. Mackay was the only full-line Comm/Nav marine electronics distributor and 24/7 global service provider included on the list.  Also featured was Mackay’s Project Integration New-Build… Read More


Join Mackay Marine at Europort17 Booth 5015 – Check Out Diverse Products On-Site

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Mackay Marine’s team welcomes Europort visitors at Booth 5015!  Stop by to see a mix of innovative products & discuss efficient worldwide service packages; keeping your vessels on-the-move! Cobham SAILOR 60 GX Antenna (Mackay-Inmarsat Fleet Xpress recent Tier 1 Partnership) Danelec VDR & ECDIS Setel PowerLine Broadband Solution, paired with Oralco CCTV Cameras Cobham UHF3965 Firefighter Radios, meeting July… Read More


Mackay – Inmarsat Global Fleet Xpress Partners – Comprehensive Airtime Service & Installation-Service Providers

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Raleigh, NC, USA Oct. 17, 2017. . .  Mackay Communications Inc., a worldwide marine electronics and airtime service provider, is proud to announce it has signed a Partner agreement with Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) to distribute its award-winning Fleet Xpress service to the global maritime market including deep sea vessels, commercial fishing, oil and gas, defense,… Read More


Mackay Satellite Continues to Support Hurricane Relief & Rebuilding Effort – “Always On” Satellite Phone and Data Terminals to Ensure Communications

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Since mid-August, Mackay Satellite has committed a dedicated team to fulfill the continuous demand for satellite communications equipment and airtime plans, in the wake of three major hurricanes in Houston, Florida and the Caribbean.  Initially supplying hurricane preparedness response teams and individuals; the efforts have decidedly ramped up to support ongoing emergency relief, and community… Read More


2017 Mackay Marine Global Tradeshow and Seminar Schedule

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Visit Mackay Marine at one of our upcoming tradeshow exhibits, conferences or seminars.  We look forward to discussing how our full line of maritime electronics and satellite communications equipment and service can best fit your applications and improve your business operations. Any questions feel free to contact us at:   marinesales@mackaymarine.com Mackay Marine 2017 Global Trade Shows… Read More


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