Should iPhones Be Allowed On The Bridge Of A Ship?

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Most of today’s Captains are reluctant to allow mobile phones on the bridge of their ships because they tend to pull the eyes of watchstanders away from the windows and bridge equipment and towards the device in the palm of their hand. 

But what if smartphones could help you maintain a better lookout? What if they could help increase situational awareness in engine control rooms and on the bridge of a ship?

In today’s episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast we explore this very topic.