Dukane-Seacom Awards Mackay Marine

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By MarEx 2016-10-05 09:22:40

After competitive evaluations, Dukane-Seacom has awarded Mackay Marine a worldwide distributorship for Dukane’s VDR Acoustic Beacons. These devices are attached to a ship’s VDR* (Voyage Data Recorder) and activated in the event a vessel is submerged, after which the beacon will be the primary signal locator for a sunken ship.

Mackay Marine will be Dukane’s primary distributor for the United States; selling and installing Dukane acoustic beacon’s directly from Mackay’s 15 U.S. locations and through independent maritime dealers. Inventory and distribution will be coordinated from Mackay’s Miami office. Outside the U.S., Mackay has distribution rights through its 15 international locations and network of 90 Marine Service Agents, with the exception of Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam.

“We’re excited about the opportunity to serve the many segments of this market,” says Scott Thiemens Sr., Mackay’s Southeastern U.S. and Latin America Regional Director. “We’re impressed with the high quality of Dukane’s beacons and their commitment to update the product line as regulations require. Mackay’s Marine customers will benefit directly from assured inventory, rapid response, and attractive pricing.”

The products and services herein described in this press release are not endorsed by The Maritime Executive.