Cartagena exercise (Spain, 5 June – 9 June, 2017)

The URready4OS project increases trained and coordinated fleet in the fight against oil spills.

The training exercise was held in Cartagena during the week of June 5 to 9 aboard the SASEMAR vessel “Clara Campoamor”. The Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Oceanographic Center-University of Cyprus, Universidade do Porto, University of Zagreb, The Scottish Association for Marine Science, Tallin University of Thechnology, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Teknisk-Naturvitenskatelige Universitet, Sociedad Española de Salvamento y Seguridad Marítima and Irish Coast Guard participated in the exercise. It involved 6 AUVS, 1 USVs and 1 UAVs.

Cartagena exercises 1

All the team that were planned to participate in the Cartagena exercises, installed in their vehicles the new sensors for the detection of hydrocarbons and Rodhamina WT.


Cartagena exercises 2

New plugins for NEPTUS were developed and installed in each one of the equipment allowing a better integration of the fleet.

  Cartagena exercises 3

The best way to exchange information between NEPTUS and the Command and Control software of the Maritime Safety Agencies started to be explored during Cartagena exercise.

Cartagena exercises 4

During the Cartagena exercises a first version of a training course was given to SASEMAR staff.