Mackay Marine acquires ChartCo’s compass business

(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Mackay Marine has acquired ChartCo’s Compass Services comprehensive magnetic compass business, effective Oct. 9, 2019. This includes personnel, field service kits, compass calibration and repair laboratory, tools and equipment, compass and spare parts inventory, customer contracts, and vendor agencies.

Mackay currently provides worldwide compass adjusting, audits, and field service through its 36 certified magnetic compass adjusters at numerous ports along major trading routes. The acquisition of ChartCo’s business expands Mackay capabilities to perform in-shop, professional-grade calibrations, and compass repairs at its laboratory in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Additionally, Mackay will now maintain a ready supply of certified, refurbished compasses, and new compasses at stocking points in Europe, America, Asia and the Middle East. These compass solutions will be available for immediate delivery.

Magnetic compass repair requests can be directed to Compass adjustment service and all other inquires should be forwarded to Mackay World Service, with 24/7 coordination at .

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By Professional Mariner Staff