OVERVIEW: MARItime DEFENCE Services
McKay has been providing electrical contracting and engineering services to the defence industry for years. McKay provides specialism in maritime sustainment and renewal solutions for naval vessels. Whether you require switchboard supply, electrical design and engineering or through-life maintenance, our team of marine electrical specialists can provide a solution to suit your maritime defence requirements. We are well versed in quality standards and regulations for defence floating assets in both New Zealand and Australia and can work with you to achieve an optimal electrical solution.
MARITIME DEFENCE SERVICES
MARINE ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, DESIGN & AUTOMATION
Our expert engineers deliver leading-edge electrical engineering, design and automation for defence vessels. From switchboard design and documentation, to automation design and controls, our engineers can deliver high-performance solutions for naval vessels. With 25+ in-house engineers and specialised marine and automation engineers, we have the resources to support your fleet - whether you are undertaking a new build or completing a refit or upgrade.
McKay understands that naval vessels require robust and efficient switchboards that put safety, quality and shock resistance front of mind. With our own switchboard manufacturing division, we can design and deliver switchboards to meet the needs of your vessel. McKay has also provided new main switchboards to a number of naval vessels, including OPVs and IPVs. We can provide versatile, modular switchboards purpose built for marine applications.
POWER DISTRIBUTION SOLUTIONS
McKay understand the need for high quality power distribution solutions, with safety in mind. This is why McKay provide expert skills in installing and maintaining electrical equipment that ensures your power distribution solution suits your naval vessel. The McKay team can work with you to deliver power management controls, change and upgrade circuit breakers, switchboards and switchgear to ensure optimal performance for your vessel or fleet.
ELECTRIC & HYBRID VESSELS
From electrical system and energy storage design, installation, and shoreside charging - our team can provide fully electric and hybrid propulsion solutions for defence vessels. As the electrical experts behind the Southern Hemisphere's first fully electric passenger ferry, our engineers and electricians can work with you to conduct feasibility studies, power requirement reviews, and design recommendations for an electric or hybrid vessel. With a deep understanding of the naval defence landscape and vessel types, we can provide recommendations where such solutions might be operable, enabling navies to seek out more sustainable vessel options.
In addition to providing design and installation solutions for new vessel or upgrades to existing vessels, McKay also provides long-term electrical maintenance solutions as part of vessel sustainment programs. This includes preventative maintenance to ensure that naval vessels are performing optimally. We also have a 24/7 call out service to ensure that reactive maintenance timeframes are met and any faults are dealt with quickly and efficiently.