Inverlussa Marine Services has taken delivery of a new semi-hybrid powered workboat specially designed to service larger nets and pens.
At the end of last year an order was placed for a 27mx13m aquaculture vessel, the contract was signed at the offices of Inverlussa Marine Services in Craignure, Mull. This week an additional sister vessel was ordered which will see the Inverlussa fleet reach 20 vessels later this year.
Following the completion of the vessel outfitting by Nauplius Workboats, the Camilla Eslea has successfully completed her sea trials at Delfzijl in the Netherlands.
This step marks an important milestone for Inverlussa as it is the first vessel they have constructed and operated that is out with the MCA Workboat Code (over 200 GRT and longer than 24m) and be classed to Lloyds Special Service.
Inverlussa Managing Director, Ben Wilson was present in Groningen to witness the launch of their newest vessel, Camilla Eslea. The Hull had been constructed at the GS Yard in Waterhuizen, Netherlands on the outskirts of Groningen where a sideways dynamic launch was conducted on 3 May 2021.
Inverlussa Marine Services have ordered a new-build hybrid vessel from Moen Marine, Norway and will take delivery in August this year. The 15 x 10m NABCAT work vessel will be the first of its kind to enter the Scottish Aquaculture Industry.
Moen’s standard NABCAT vessels are renowned for their versatility and suitability for aquaculture sitework. This new hybrid vessel will be the most sustainable workboat in the Scottish aquaculture sector.
Launched today by Ferguson Marine (Port Glasgow) and on long-term lease to Scottish Sea Farms the Kallista Helen is a multi-purpose service vessel that will be fitted with a next generation Thermolicer.
Inverlussa Marine Services have agreed a 5 year contract with Mowi Scotland to build and operate a 35m x 14.5m vessel that will house a twin line Thermolicer.
The “Patricia Matheson” is a 1908 Multicat designed and built by Damen Shipyards in the Netherlands. It was ordered in October 2019 and was delivered at the end of March 2020. The stock hull was developed and built to include a number of Inverlussa specific requirements that were integrated into Damen’s standard design.
“Helen Rice” was launched after being officially named this week by Camilla Wilson, wife of our Managing Director at a ceremony that took place at Ferguson Marine, Port Glasgow.
The multi-role vessel Helen Mary has just completed a 3-month contract for SkySpecs, providing a modern support vessel for their fully autonomous drone operations in the German and Dutch North Sea sectors.
Inverlussa confirms it will be building 2 new vessels in 2019 to support the Scottish Aquaculture sector.
The 2 vessels have been designed by Macduff Ship Design in collaboration with Inverlussa and will be built by Ferguson Marine Engineering at Port Glasgow. The 21m workboat is due to be completed by January 2020 and the larger 26m multi-role treatment vessel will follow by June 2020.
This week Inverlussa were in attendance at the ASSG conference in Oban where they picked up the “Scotland’s Best Mussels 2018/19” award.
Inverlussa has successfully achieved accreditation to ISO 45001. The new international standard was only released in March 2018 and the company has worked hard to gain this accreditation in the shortest time frame possible, to show their commitment to the health and safety of our crews, vessels and clients.
Inverlussa is proud to support a number of organisations and groups in the Mull community.
Inverlussa Marine Services took one of the top honours at the Scottish Aquaculture Awards by winning “Aquaculture Supplier of the Year”. The award ceremony took place during the recent Aquaculture UK exhibition in Aviemore.