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Rise of BNWAS adds to concerns over alarm fatigue

Rise of BNWAS adds to concerns over alarm fatigue

Beeps, buzzes and flashing lights are an increasingly common soundtrack for life on the bridge of any modern vessel.


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Professional Mariner Editor Dom Yanchunas visits the Kanawha Valley for a conversation with West Virginia inventor Linwood Hamilton, who has developed a pair of inventions to improve safety in the inland towing industry. One is a rake that would fit onto the bow of a barge. The other is thruster piping inside a lead barge of a tow.

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