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Shemarah II - offshore support vessel

The Shemarah II specialises in providing offshore support within the petrochemical and wind farm industries, regularly working guard chase and tow vessel contracts alongside seismic support roles

Able to stay at sea for up to 46 days the Shemarah II is a proven guard vessel protecting pipelines, wellheads, fibre optic cables, subsea umbilicals and other sensitive offshore assets

oil companies moodie marine have worked with

the shemara ii acting as an oil guard vessel

Guard Vessel

Whether guarding pipelines or wellheads, fibre optic cables or subsea umbilicals the Shemarah is a proven guard vessel contracted to leading petrochemical companies.

the shemarah ii providing surveying for an offshore wind farm

Windfarm Support

The Shemarah frequently works offshore wind farms across the UK in radar survey contracts, seabed sampling and deploying and recovering data buoys.

the shemarah ii acting as a seismic support and seismic research vessel

Seismic Support

With a substantial towing capacity and high degree of maneuverability the Shemarah is an ideal seismic support vessel capable of working close to installations.

the shemarah ii acting as a tow vessel

Tow Vessel

Shemarah II regularly deploys as an emergency tow vessel at both oil and wind farm installations, being capable of rapid and efficient removal to a safe location.

We could not have asked for a better chase/tow vessel. Your professionalism and knowledge really showed through in the operation. When we (Fairfield Nodal) return to the NSEA we will definitely want to team up with you again!

Multi Purpose Offshore Support Vessel

The Shemarah II is a small,  maneuverable and highly adaptable vessel specialising in offshore support within the petrochemical and offshore renewables industries.

She works principally as a guard vessel,  chase and tow vessel and as support for seismic surveying and research.

The Shemarah's specification makes her a perfect choice within these roles with a powerful but efficient engine, large clear afterdeck with numerous winches and deck cranes to work the gear and a high 360 degree observation deck.

The vessel is capable of working at sea, self contained for up to 46 days and provides accommodation for 9.


Flag: United Kingdom
Call Sign: MVRR7
IMO: 9120889, MMSI: 232007650

Built: 1995 at Campbeltown Shipyard
Engine: Cummins, UK
Propulsion: Diesel 16cy KTA-50-MTA - 738kW / 980 Hp
Cruising Speed: 10 knots
Hull Type: Steel
Tonnage: 301 Gross, 140.69 Net
Length: 26.30m
Shemarah II specification PDFBreadth: 8.50m
Depth: 4.50m


Radar: Koden 2500BB / MDC1041 (ARPA)
Plotter: Sodena x2
DGPS: MLR FX 4 12 x2
Echo: Simrad EQ40 + Altlas 382 Colour
FishSafe: Mark II
AIS: ComNav Voyager x3 class1


Radio 1: Skanti TRP 7000
Radio 2: ICOM M700UK
VHF: Sailor RT2048 x2, Sailor C4901 (GMDSS) plus Jotron HH
Shemarah II specification PDFSatellite: Globalstar + Iridium
Internet: Broadband
Navtex: ICS Nav 6


The Shemarah II is a 9 berth vessel with personnel / guest accommodation as follows:

Skipper: 1 berth
Crew: 4 berths
Guests: 4 berths

Guests have use of their own cabin, shower, toilet and private workstation.

Equipment / Stowage / Work Areas

Top Deck: 80 square metres
Bottom Deck: 80 square metres working area
Misc Stowage: There are more than adequate stores, lockers
and cupboards on board the vessel.


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Moodie Marine Ltd.
Suites 13-16, Alexandra House
Port Henry Pier
Aberdeenshire, AB42 1ZY

Telephone: 01368 840287
Mobile: 07887 612034
Satellite: 0131 2029850

e: donaldmoodie@moodiemarine.com