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Mackay Marine Outfits Kitsap Transit’s New Ferries

Kitsap Transit Commissions Two New Fast Ferries – Built by Nichols Bros Boat Builders with Electronics by Mackay Marine Raleigh, NC, U.S.A. (Nov. 20, 2020) In December 2018, Kitsap Transit, headquartered in Bremerton, WA, ordered two new 250-passenger vessels from Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB). These vessels will provide expedient commuter services to downtown Seattle… Read More


Mackay Provides Electronics Package for Two Vigor-Built Pilot Boats – Commissioned by Los Angeles Pilot Service

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Los Angeles Pilot Service Commissions Two New Pilot Boats – Built by Vigor with Mackay Electronics Package Expertise The Los Angeles Pilot Service ordered two customized 56′ Camarc Design pilot boats (P/B) built by Vigor Industrial at their Vancouver, WA facility, located on the northern side of the Columbia River. The LA Pilot Service took… Read More


Mackay Marine Canada – 2020 Fall Fish Flyer

Mackay Marine – Canada 2020 Fall Flyer Canadian Special Only!  Check out the brand new Mackay Canada 2020 Fall Fish Flyer. We are offering brand new deals and technologies from Koden, Olex, Si-Tex, Suzuki, Furuno, Marport, and many more! View our Fall Fishing Flyer here. Mackay Marine’s Fishing Products page here. Note: All prices listed… Read More


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

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… Read More


Mackay Marine Proud Partner with Zenitel Technology and Staten Island Ferries

Mackay is proud to be a part of the electronics team, and responsible for integrating CCTV & LAN on the three new Staten Island “Ollis-Class” Ferries, partnering with Zenitel. Mackay Marine has been the sole Nav/Comm Electronics Service Provider for Staten Island’s full fleet of eleven (11) vessels since 2014. Shared on LinkedIn    Three… Read More


Mackay Marine – Electronics Integrator for US Navy YT-808 Tug Fleet

Since receiving the electronics integrator award for the U.S. Navy’s new YT-808 Tug Fleet in 2019, by Dakota Creek Industries (DCI), Mackay Marine’s Tacoma, WA team has been actively engaged in supplying, installing, integrating and commissioning the complete electronics package onboard. In addition to providing the extensive high-tech Furuno suite of electronics (listed below), the… Read More


Mackay Marine Services MacGregor Interschalt WorldWide

Mackay Marine Services MacGregor Interschalt Worldwide Mackay Marine is proud to continue our partnership with MacGregor (Interschalt), including VDR retrofits and maintenance, please contact us to learn more! Mackay has been MacGregor’s partner for over 20 years, and we are glad to have extended our service agreement once again. This enables Mackay to serve mutual… Read More


Mackay Satellite Supports Disaster Preparedness, Rebuilding Efforts & Business Continuity with “Always On” Satellite Phones & Data Terminals to Ensure Communications

Mackay Contact Request Form Mackay Satellite has a committed and dedicated team to meet the ongoing demand for satellite communication equipment and airtime plans, particularly in the wake of major hurricanes in the US Gulf Coast and Caribbean and other regional natural disasters.  Initially supplying hurricane preparedness response teams and individuals; the efforts have decidedly… Read More


Employee Spotlight – Ben Staggs

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Employee Spotlight Ben Staggs Mackay is pleased to recognize one of our very own employees this month, Ben Staggs. Ben has been with Mackay Marine for 15 years as a Marine Engineer and has worked on numerous high-profile vessels and projects for Mackay around the world. Ben and his crew just completed the very successful… Read More


Mackay Marine Preps for Sea Trials & Final Electronics Commissioning Canadian Coast Guard OFSV3, the future CCGS John Cabot

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Mackay Marine congratulates Seaspan Shipyards on the recent launch of its third Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV), the future CCGS John Cabot. Constructed at Seaspan’s Vancouver shipyard, this is the third OFSV built for the Canadian Coast Guard (CCGS) under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy. Mackay was selected to be part of the team to support… Read More


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