Our Range

Strangford Moorings offer a range of vessels which can be hired with a competent and experienced crew.

Each Strangford Moorings crew member is fully trained in Health and Safety, crane and winch operations and holds a RYA Offshore Certificates.

MPV Skua

The MPV Skua is of multicat design. This design of vessel is road transportable and therefore ideal for works in areas that are inaccessible to most craft.

Multicats are multipurpose shallow draft vessels that are ideal for marine engineering projects, wind turbine installation support, buoy maintenance and subsea cable laying.

Due to the MPV Skua’s deck capacity of 40 tonnes it is an ideal working platform for marine and civil engineering projects.

The design facilitates for 50 tonnes of filtered and metered diesel fuels and fresh water allowing the work boat to deliver fresh supplies offshore.


Vessel Type Twin hull multi-role work vessel
Classification UK MCA Workboat Code of Practice CAT 3
Area of Operation 20nm from safe haven
Length BP 17.0 m
Beam 7.15 m
Deck Strength 7.5 tonnes/m2
Bollard Pull (Nominal) 5 tonnes
Free Running Speed (Nominal) 8 knots


Deck Cargo Capacity (Nominal) 40 tonnes
Fuel Cargo 25 tonnes
Fresh Water Cargo 25 tonnes


Main Engines 2 x Doosan L136TI total 460 hp
Generator Betaset 21
21.1 kVA 3-phase
Deck Winch North Sea 14 tonne tugger winch with bow roller
Spud Legs 2 x 13.5 metre
Deck Crane Iron Fist IFG 450M-5, 40 T/M 14.45m reach
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