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Alasdair Cant

Alasdair Cant

Alasdair Cant is working as a Senior Dynamic Positioning control systems engineer with DNV GL based in Aberdeen. He has 7 years of experience working with DP systems gained with a leading vendor and with DNV GL; he also has 11 years of IT network experience gained out-with the industry. As part of his current role, he has been advancing the development of digital tools for desktop analysis, and for onboard testing of control system networks. The aim of these projects is to enhance operational safety of vessels operating within the oil and gas industry.

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Can your DP vessel detect and handle a netstorm?

Can your DP vessel detect and handle a netstorm?

Communication network failures have been identified in high profile incidents involving Dynamically Positioned (DP) vessels over the years. The cause of several of these network failures was specifically attributed to netstorm. What is a netstorm, w ...

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