Save the date for Aquaculture UK and Seawork

Nauplius is attending Seawork and Aquaculture UK this upcoming spring. We found both conferences presents a valuable opportunity to connect with partners, suppliers and more key industry players. Our participation in Seawork and Aquaculture aims to gain insights into emerging technologies and best practices shaping the future of maritime and aquaculture operations, but even more […]

Working in Lerwick


The Isaac Eslea built by Nauplius Workboats for Mull-based Inverlussa Marine Services, and contracted to Cooke, which farms in Orkney and Shetland is currently at work in Lerwick Scotland. The Isaac Eslea has the same hull design as another Inverlussa vessel, the Eloise Eslea, although there are differences. The Eloise Eslea, which is under contract to Scottish […]

N23 Isaac Eslea Launched 4th of March 2023


A new stage has been set for the new build 23 – Isaac Eslea 2713 Utility Vessel, that we launched this weekend It is the second vessel of this type, built for Inverlussa Marine Services. The first is already in service with great succes in Scotland. The second has just arrived at the water besides […]

Build N022, Eloise Eslea delivered


The Eloise Eslea is delivered to Inverlussa Marine Services. The 2713 is currently in Shetland. Here she will have here Thermolicer installed and entrance in full service.   “We are proud of what we accomplished together with Inverlussa. We think the result is spectacular… a beautiful high tech vessel that is versatile and equipped for […]

Sideways launch video


The team, Eloise Eslea and the weather all performed magnificently last Saturday. With Erik Bos leading this Nauplius Workboats project with passion and excellence. Each ship launch is an impressive event. Especially when you realise that an object of 350T of steel, is released by just pressing one button. Enjoy the waterworks and spot Erik Bos pushing bespoke button at 1:20.



The launching ceremony is the great event in a ship’s career. No matter how great a name she may make for herself afterwards, the memory of all who attended her launching will inevitably return to that first occasion when she slid down the ways, gradually gathering momentum. The moment when she took the water and […]

Launch summary! Largest Thermolicer making waves

    On May 3rd 2021, the pioneering 35 meter long Thermolicer was launched in Groningen, the Netherlands. Built by Nauplius Workboats, the longest Thermolicer in the world is now being outfitted on the wharf. When completed, Inverlussa will deploy this revolutionary vessel to support aquafarming and fish welfare for Mowi Scotland.

Travelling within Covid times

After an amazing test tour through Groningen, Ella May sailed on her own keel from Nauplius Workboats in Groningen to Orkney Scotland, where it arrived the 3rd of December. Ofcourse we are used to work with masks on when working with welding equipment, but this year we had to adjust in several ways to regulation. […]

SEAWORK june 2021

Nauplius Workboats is juni 2021 voor het eerst aanwezig bij Seawork 2021. Seawork is Europa’s toonaangevende commerciële maritieme en werkbootbeurs met internationaal publiek. Terwijl wij dieper duiken in de historie en mogelijkheden.  In de hoop u te ontmoeten in South Hampton 15-17 juni 2021. Blijf veilig en bezoek ons op PB 45. Voor meer informatie […]