Pole Star & Mackay Sign Distributorship Agreement

Press Release
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Mackay Communications joins Pole Star’s wide marine market network of approved distributors.

Mackay will offer Pole Star’s portfolio of products and services including Fleet Management, Alert Advanced Ship Security Alert System (SSAS), Marine Asset Tracker (MAT), and LRIT conformance testing services to their customer base throughout North America.

“We are extremely pleased to formalize the relationship with Mackay,” commented Duncan Halliday, Head of Distribution at Pole Star. “We look forward to growing our business in all marine verticals including deep sea, brown water and the white boat market with them. The Pole Star services are key in helping streamline onshore operations, which is crucial in current market conditions.”

Pole Star: Pole Star is a leading provider of Fleet Management, Ship Security and Vessel Monitoring systems to the maritime industry. Pole Star systems are currently used to track nearly 25,000 ships worldwide.

Mackay is a leading industry supplier of marine electronic equipment and worldwide service. Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., Mackay Communications, Inc., is a privately owned firm with fifteen U.S. offices covering North America’s major seaports, including Vancouver, British Columbia, and five international sales and service locations.

 

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