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Mackay’s Global Locations Endorsed by USCG for VDR APT Service

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Happy birthday to the United States Coast Guard (USCG)! Did you know that the USCG turned 230 years old this week? Since 1884, Mackay Communications has been a pioneer in communication and maritime technologies. We continue to use that expertise to service commercial vessels and help the United States Coast Guard (USCG) meet their mission… Read More

Electronics Upgraded Aboard Pasha Hawaii’s Jean Anne

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June 22, 2020, MarineLink Article – Electronics Upgraded Aboard Pasha Hawaii’s Jean Anne Pasha Hawaii’s pure car/truck carrier (PCTC) Jean Anne has received an electronics upgrade, including the replacement of her navigation system. The update was performed by Mackay Marine in Vancouver, B.C., in just under three weeks, including time for sea trial and crew… Read More

Anglo-Eastern Names Mackay Marine as Preferred Electronics Service Provider

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Mackay Marine is proud to have been selected as Anglo Eastern’s “Preferred Vendor” to service Nav/Comm Bridge and Engine Room electronics on their fleet of vessels; managed by Anglo Eastern offices around the world. Service preference will apply to global ports including North & South America, Europe, Singapore, and Hong Kong; other ports-of-call are also being considered. Mackay’s… Read More

Mackay Marine is Now Open for Business in the U.A.E.

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Mackay announces the opening of its newest marine electronics service center, in Fujairah, U.A.E., located on the east coast of the Gulf of Oman. (Mackay UAE Press Release pdf) Mackay Marine –UAE provides Comm & Nav marine electronics sales and service to vessels in ports throughout the U.A.E., including Fujairah, Jebel Ali, Dubai, Sharjah, Port… Read More

Mackay’ Pacific NW Team Is Full-Operational Throughout COVID-19 to Serve Fishing Fleets & Commercial Vessels

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Mackay Marine’s NW Pacific locations, with offices in Ballard & Tacoma, WA and Dutch Harbor & Naknek (seasonal), AK, are OPEN FOR BUSINESS to meet ALL your marine electronics, electrical, satcom and service installation and repair needs, representing 40+ leading suppliers.  Equipment and spares are ready for purchase or service attendance, whether current commercial marine… Read More

Mackay Marine Stands Ready to Serve your Vessels Globally During COVID-19

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ALL 40 of Mackay Marine’s global locations are fully operational. Mackay anticipates remaining open throughout the COVID-19 Epidemic. Contact MACKAY WORLD SERVICE, for 24/7 marine electronics service coordination at: or +1 281 478 6245 Complete an online SERVICE Request Form Or contact one of our 40 local offices, directly Equipment Sales & Satellite Communications… Read More

WorkBoat of the Year 2019 – Crowley Maritime ConRo MV El Coqui & Taino with Zenitel Onboard Communications and Mackay Integrated Bridge & Consoles

WorkBoat of the Year Each year, the editorial staff of WorkBoat magazine selects 10 Significant Boats that have the chance to be voted WorkBoat of the Year. The selection of Workboat magazine’s Top 10 list is rigorous and thorough, with editorial staff aiming to select at least one vessel from each sector covered by WorkBoat…. Read More

Mackay Marine at Pacific Marine Expo (PME) – Expands to Booth 1501 & 1329

Mackay Marine at Pacific Marine Expo – Booth 1501 & 1329 Showcasing Electronics, Software & Services to Keep Fishing Fleets and Coastal Vessels Productive, Competitive & On-the-Move Mackay Marine has expanded our footprint at PME 2019 to better showcase our breadth of products, services, and customer base. Click LINK for a FREE PME Expo Pass;… Read More

2019 Mackay Marine Trade Show and Customer Seminar Schedule – Updated

Join Mackay Marine at one of our upcoming 2019 exhibits, conferences or seminars.  We look forward to discussing how our full line of quality and specialized Marine Electronics and Mackay Global 24/7 Service, coupled with Satellite Communications Network Solutions and Airtime, can best fit your applications and improve your business operations. Any questions feel free to contact… Read More

Mackay Marine Acquires ChartCo’s Full–Service Magnetic-Compass Business

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Raleigh, NC, U.S.A. (October 29, 2019) Mackay Marine has acquired ChartCo’s Compass Services’ comprehensive magnetic compass business, effective October 9, 2019. This includes personnel, field service kits, compass calibration & repair laboratory, tools & equipment, compass & spare parts inventory, customer contracts, and vendor agencies. Mackay currently provides worldwide compass adjusting, audits, and field service… Read More

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COVID-19 NOTICE: ALL 40 Mackay Marine’s global locations are fully operational.