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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Tradeshow Schedule 2018 Mackay Marine

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Take a look at Mackay’s Tradeshow Schedule below, and 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… Read More

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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

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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

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Customer Case: Danelec VDR Retrofit

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

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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

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