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

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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

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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

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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

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

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