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2 May 2017

AlphaBridge with 46-inch navigation consoles delivered to Egbert Wagenborg

Alphatron Marine is pleased to announce to have delivered a state-of-the-art premium design AlphaBridge to the vessel Egbert Wagenborg, a modern, multi-purpose open-top ice strengthened vessel, named after the company’s founder. The ergonomically designed AlphaBridge with four 46-inch wide screens include remote support and an onboard information system.

The Egbert Wagenborg navigation system contributes of a new level of onboard safety with JRC’s latest multi-function radar, ECDIS and conning which is operated on four large phenomenally bright displays that can be seen from nearly every angle. The radar packages includes the new and world’s smallest 8ft Solid State S-band scanner to. Also, an alarm system and CCTV integration can be displayed both on board and back on shore. The consoles were made by Eekels Technology, under license of our AlphaBridge design concept. Accuracy and reliability are paramount to efficient operations, therefore a great deal of attention was given to key factors as ergonomics, safety, technology and the layout to ensure a safe working environment for crew and cargo. The AlphaBridge follows the latest thinking in ergonomics and class rules and has a 360-degree outside view with no line of sight restrictions. The first ever AlphaBridge delivered to Wagenborg fits perfectly with their design principles. Measuring almost 150m in length and a load capacity of over 14,000 tonnes, this EasyMax type is the biggest vessel ever built at a yard situated on the landside of the dikes in the North of the Netherlands. The ships communication system features a fast satellite connection for onboard TV and internet, allowing the crew to communicate with family and friends back home. The Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) is also prepared to connect to the Remote Maintenance System (RMS) of JRC and their J-Marine Cloud web environment for efficient and preventive maintenance, support and advise.
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