Videos of John R Delaney lecture on May 25th, at University of Porto, for University of Porto Oceans Distinguished Lectures


John Delaney will be at University of Porto for the opening lecture of Oceans Distinguished Lectures.

The lecture on Next Generation Operations in the Global Ocean: Comprehensive, Volume-Integrated, Subsea Sensor-Robotic Presence will be held on May 25th  , 4pm at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto.


The partners of Project NETMAR are getting ready for the last demonstration of the project.

On May 28th and 29th, partners will meet at Porto de Leixões, Portugal for another exercise regarding maritime safety, incident response and oil spill control.
In this simulation a ship is reported to have sunk North of Porto and oil spill has been detected, near shore, a few kilometers south.


See the interview we gave to Manoto 1 TV.


For the next 3 days, the Portuguese President will be at Norway for a series of meetings and discussions regarding economic relations between both countries.

With him will be number of biotech entrepreneurs and researchers of which João Sousa, head of LSTS is part. 


LSTS has already begun the preparations for the next big exercises.

With the third "Project NETMAR" demonstration at Porto in May, an exercise in Sicilia, Italy in June and the REP 15 exercise in July, we have been quite busy.

However there is always some time to explain what we do to those who are curious.


At NAVDEX 2015, OceanScan – Marine Systems & Technology Lda of Portugal showcased its LAUV. The LAUV is a Lightweight (one-man-portable) Autonomous Underwater Vehicle designed to be affordable as it requires only limited logistics. Based on a modular design, the platform is built to be robust and reliable.


This month, in the printed version of the “Jornal da Economia do Mar”, you can find an article on the LSTS.
Don’t miss it.

UPTEC - Science and Technology Park, University of Porto was visited on 19 December by the Minister of Agriculture and Sea, Assunção Cristas.

This was an opportunity to show new technologies applied to agriculture and maritime activities that are being developed at the University of Porto by researchers from Underwater Systems and Technology Laboratory (LSTS), from FEUP and  Center for Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR).