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MetOcean Telematics Named the Sole Provider of ThalesLINK Terminals and Iridium Certus Airtime to Mackay Communications

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Click Title-Link for pdf : MetOcean Telematics Named Sole Provider of ThalesLINK Terminals and Iridium Certus Airtime to Mackay Communications Inc. Dartmouth, NS, Canada (November 21, 2018) MetOcean Telematics has been awarded a global distribution agreement to become the sole provider of Thales LINK terminals, and Iridium Certus satellite airtime to Mackay Communications Inc..  Mackay Communications… Read More


Harris Electric’s Team is Now with Mackay Marine: Same People ● Same Products ● Same Locations

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ExpoNEWS: Pacific Marine Expo Show Publication, Seattle WA PRESS RELEASE:  November 16, 2018, National Fisherman Mackay Marine sells, installs and services electronic & electrical equipment on-board commercial vessels, and provides satellite airtime solutions.  Mackay’s North American operations include 25 Salespeople, 100 Field Technicians and Electricians, 6 Project Supervisors, and 70 staff members deployed across 23 locations…. Read More


Mackay Outfits Two Lindblad Cruise Vessels with Comms & Nav Systems

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(click  title-link for pdf) Mackay Marine Outfits Lindblad Expeditions’ New Cruise Ships with Communications & Navigation Systems November 12, 2018 – Mackay Communications, Inc. (dba Mackay Marine) is proud to announce its collaboration with Lindblad Expeditions and Nichols Brothers Boat Builders in the design, supply and installation of advanced integrated bridge systems (IBS), complete with… Read More


Telemedicine Backpack Proof of Concept

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Telemed Backpack Proof of Concept Connectivity in Remote Alaska  (link to printable pdf) Partners In Energy can provide Telemedicine Solutions for your organization. Our network of partners allow us to provide hardware and software solutions that are customized to your needs. In addition, Partners In Energy is a distributor and authorized representative for SwyMed telemedicine… Read More


2018 Fall Fish Flyer

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Mackay Canada 2018 Fish Flyer   Mackay Marine Canada is one of the largest marine electronics companies in Canada and they are part of the Mackay Marine Group that has 38 strategic locations around the globe and 90+ partner agents. With locations in major Canadian ports Mackay Marine Canada serves a broad range of customers… Read More


Inmarsat Multi-Voice for FleetBroadband

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Inmarsat Multi-Voice Service Do you remember when Inmarsat Fleet-77 provided up to 6 voice lines and you could call, or be called from the bridge, the Captain’s day room, the Ship’s office, the Chief Engineer’s office, or even the ECR? Many were disappointed when Inmarsat’s shiny new FleetBroadband service only provided one voice line?   Several… Read More


Mackay Outfits Crowley’s ConRo Vessels

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Press Release (pdf) Mackay Marine Outfits Crowley’s New LNG-Fueled ConRo Vessels with Comprehensive Communications & Navigation Systems    Mackay Communications (dba Mackay Marine) is proud to announce its collaborative involvement with owner Crowley Maritime Corporation and VT Halter Marine, the shipbuilder, in the design, supply, and installation of advanced integrated bridge systems (IBS), complete with… Read More


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


Lars Thrane A/S & Mackay 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  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 latest,… Read More


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