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UK-Edinburgh: Technical support services.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
Northern Lighthouse Board
84 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1314733131, Email:
Main Address:

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Technical Specialist - New Marine Vessel Reference number: OPSH/TECS/1604
II.1.2) Main CPV code:
71356300 - Technical support services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short Description: NLB requires support to develop the tender design of a new medium aids to navigation vessel.

Provisional general particulars:
Length70.00m (maximum)
Breadth14.00m (approximately)
Draft4.25m (maximum)
Deadweight Total1400 tonnes (approximately)
Cargo Deadweight Payload250 tonnes minimum
Speed14 knots minimum

A particular requirement is that the vessel will be able to operate without restriction at 3.2m draft. The requirement for a 4.25m draft, achieved by ballasting, is to enhance the vessels sea keeping abilities and may not be a requirement if the design can give a similar level of comfort and operational ability at a reduced draft. The endurance of the vessel must be achievable at the 3.2m draft.

Project description
The project will be split into a number of discreet stages though an iterative approach to the project will be imperative, full details are within the tender documents

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 09/12/2019

VI.6) Original notice reference:

Notice Reference: 2019 - 233214
Notice number in OJ S: Not Provided
Date of dispatch of the original notice: 22/11/2019

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority

VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1

Section Number: IV.2.2
Place of text to be modified: Tender Closing Date
Instead of:
Date: 08/01/2020
Local Time: 14:00
Date: 13/01/2020
Local Time: 14:00

VII.2) Other additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

The Board has decide to extend the official closing date and time for this procurement exercise. The new official closing date and time to return all tenders is Monday 13 January 2020 at 14:00hrs.
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