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SIM Cards – What You Need to Know

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Mackay Communications – SIM Cards What You Need To Know But No One Ever Told You PDF Version   (Subscriber Identity Module) SIM Cards are the mechanism for provisioning service on Iridium and Inmarsat voice and IP data terminals and can be compared to SIM cards used in Global System for Mobiles (GSM) or personal… Read More


Mackay Marine Brazil and Salinor Project

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Mackay Marine Brazil is pleased to announce the delivery of the complete navigation and communication electronics package, and onboard system commissioning for the recently launched Comte Paschoal, built at the São Miguel Shipyard in Brazil.  The Comte Paschoal, a dedicated Salt Carrier Vessel and is owned by Salinor / Navenor. Mackay Marine fitted the Comte… Read More


Mackay Communications and Lars Thrane A/S Distribution Agreement

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Mackay Communications is happy to announce that we have signed a global distribution agreement with Lars Thrane A/S for their complete portfolio of navigation and communications products. Lars Thrane A/S specializes in design and manufacturing of high-performance satellite communications systems focusing on the current and enhanced Iridium satellite network along with navigation sensors using the… Read More


2018 Mackay Satellite Trade Shows and Customer Seminars

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Visit Mackay Communications’ Satellite Services team at one of our upcoming trade show exhibits, conferences or seminars.  We look forward to discussing how satellite communications equipment and service can best fit your application and improve your business operations. Any questions, feel free to contact us at: Mackay Satellite Services    +1 919-850-3100, satserv@mackaycomm.com Mackay Land-Mobile Satellite 2018… Read More


Tradeshow Schedule 2018 Mackay Marine

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Visit Mackay Marine at one of our upcoming tradeshow exhibits, conferences or seminars for 2018.  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 2018 Global… Read More


Satellite Basics – Glossary Terms

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Have you ever wondered what your satellite technician was saying? Were they using really technical jargon that you didn’t understand? Use this glossary about Satellite Basics Terms to understand what they were saying. And don’t worry we have attached a PDF so that you can download this and use it wherever you are. Download the… Read More


Mackay Marine Service Excellence

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Mackay Service Jobs Here at Mackay we are passionate about what we do and how we do it. Take a look at some examples of service jobs that our engineers and technicians have completed. We strive for excellence in every facet of our business, and that is evidence by the work that we do when… Read More


Customer Case – Danelec VDR Retrofit by Mackay Marine

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Mackay Marine offered a turnkey solution for replacing VDRs on Diamond S Shipping’s fleet of 30 medium-ranged product tankers. Read the case below.   Mackay & Danelec-DiamondS_VDR Fleet Retrofit Customer Case


Danelec Marine Teams with Mackay Marine to Retrofit VDRs for Diamond S Tanker Fleet

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Birkeroed, Denmark & Raleigh, NC, USA – March 27, 2018… Danelec Marine and global distributor Mackay Marine, are nearing completion of a Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) retrofit program for Diamond S Shipping’s fleet of 30 medium-range product tankers. Mackay is installing Danelec’s new-generation DM100 VDRs on the ships as replacements for the existing VDRs, which… Read More


Join Mackay Marine at Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) March 14-16, 2018, Marina Bay Sands Singapore

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Join Mackay Marine at Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) Stand D-T05, at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands, March 14-16, 2018. Stop by to see Mackay’s updated integrated bridge console; highlighting new technologies and remote vessel monitoring with the aid of powerful equipment. Equipment on display includes Danelec Marine’s VDR & ECDIS, Skipper Echo-Sounder, SAILOR Radio Systems, Cassens… Read More


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