Innovation at sea

Moen Marine hydrogen boat

The marine sector is changing, with alternative fuels and bigger vessels coming onto the market, says Sandy Neil The world’s first hydrogen workboat, the UK’s first 100% electric workboat, the return of shipbuilding to Stornoway, a new super-sized wellboat and a merger between marine operators have all helped to make it an eventful 2023 and…

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Progress made on Inverlussa thermolicer for Mowi

With the easing of lockdowns, staff at Nauplius Workboats in Holland are now hard at work building the new 35m vessel for Inverlussa Marine Services, which they will operate on behalf of Mowi Scotland. Delivery is still expected to be on the original timescale, which will be before the end of Q2 in 2021. The…

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Salmon workboat is Ferguson Marine milestone

THE first of two new boats built by Inverlussa for the Scottish aquaculture market was launched this week at Ferguson Marine. The Helen Rice is the first vessel to be completed since the Port Glasgow yard came into public ownership in December, following a dispute over a multi-million pound CalMac ferries contract. The 21m support…

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