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UK-London: Ships and boats.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
The Corporation of Trinity House
Tower Hill, London, EC3N 4DH, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1255245112, Email:
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity:
Other activity: Maritime Navigation

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
II.1.1) Title: Trinity House Vessel Replacement Programme
Reference number: T0463
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
34500000 - Ships and boats.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES
II.1.4) Short description:
The design and construction of a vessel used for the maintenance of buoys and lighthouses to replace the current Trinity House Vessel 'PATRICIA'.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 28,000,000 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
34500000 - Ships and boats.
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
Trinity House is seeking to replace the ageing THV PATRICIA. The vessel that fulfils this requirement will be of a similar size to the 2007 built THV GALATEA. The replacement vessel is required to have low emissions and to incorporate Hybrid power concepts. Further to this it will require a hull form and layout designed to convey significantly enhanced performance in heavy weather. The response speed is to be no less than 14knots. Service speed to be approximately 10.5knots. The major constraint on dimensions is that of draft which cannot exceed 4.3m to enable the vessel to work out of Trinity House bases. The vessel will be Dynamically Positioned to DP2 standard.
For further information regarding the current Trinity House fleet, please visit
Full detail of the requirements and performance criteria will be released with the Invitation to Tender (ITT). The ITT will be in the form of a design and build tender.
II.2.14) Additional information
This procurement will follow a Competitive Procedure with Negotiation.
To confirm your interest in this tender process, please register via
The potential value of this contract is estimated on a range between 28,000,000 and 36,000,000. This range is provided for information purposes only and does not reflect a commitment by Trinity House.

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-20201215-PRO-17514312 TKR-20201215-PRO-17514311

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 15/12/2020

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