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JRC | Alphatron Marine Launches Podcast


JRC | Alphatron Marine launched NavCom Inside, a podcast about the world of marine electronics. What is behind the development of communication and navigation equipment? How do ships innovate with global developments? And to what extent is this technology determined by environmental legislation and safety? Innovators from the maritime sector, both external experts and enthusiastic employees, have their say.

Bert Broek, Superintendent at Stena Line, is responsible for the safety of ships on the busy North Sea on a daily basis and is one of the guests who speaks in this first podcast with the theme of safety. Discussion leader Nathalie Lans also interviews Dennis van den Akker (Teamleader Communication Service Engineers) and Edwin Weber (Sales Communications & IT/AV) from Alphatron Marine.

Various safety aspects are discussed, from fire prevention to the restrictions of strict legislation within the offshore and maritime industry, to how the COVID-19 pandemic has pandemic has accelerated the development from analog to digital. 

The podcast is available in Dutch on Spotify and SoundCloud, and in Dutch with English subtitles on YouTube.