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UK-London: Ships and boats.
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:
Contact: Procurement Manager
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via to the abovementioned 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: Not provided
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity
Other activity:

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Trinity House Vessel Replacement Programme
Reference Number: T0463
II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
34500000 - Ships and boats.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES
II.1.4) Short description: Trinity House is seeking to replace THV PATRICIA. The chosen design is likely be of a similar size to the 2007 built THV GALATEA, but will vary significantly in that it will be more environmentally efficient incorporating Hybrid power concepts. Further to this, it will have a hull form exhibiting motion response and speed loss characteristics designed to enable a response speed of 14 knots to be achievable in 2m head seas without excessive speed loss and motions in more severe conditions. This 14 knot Response Speed is to be viewed in conjunction with a Service Speed (most economical speed) of 10.5 knots. The new vessel will have a draft not exceeding 4.3m to enable it to work from all Trinity House bases. When at anchor, the vessel should be designed such that through appropriate distribution of superstructures and deck houses, the vessel will lie to its anchor without assistance from propulsion systems. The vessel will be Dynamically Positioned to DP2 standard.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 28,000,000
Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
Not Provided
II.2.3) Place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of procurement: 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.
This procurement will follow a Competitive Procedure with Negotiation.

To confirm your interest in this tender process, please register via or email
II.2.5) Award criteria:
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6) Estimated value:
Value excluding VAT: 28,000,000
Currency: GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: No
Description of renewals: Not provided
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
Envisaged minimum number: 3

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Further information regarding the selection process will be provided in the Instructions and Information for potential tenderers. This will accompany the associated Selection Questionnaire.
II.2.10) Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: No
II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: Yes
Description of options: The process will allow for negotiation stages which will focus on some areas of the specification where proposals may be made by the tendering parties. Clarity of the elements of the supply where negotiation will be enabled will be provided in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

Due to the objective of the negotiation procedure, Trinity House estimates the value of this contract to be between 28,000,000 and 36,000,000 (GBP).
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
Identification of the project: Not provided
II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1) Conditions for participation
III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:
As detailed in the Instructions and Information for Tenderers which will accompany the Selection Questionnaire documentation.
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)
The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
As detailed in the Invitation to Tender documentation.
III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description NEGOTIATED
IV.1.1) Type of procedure:

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided
IV.1.4) Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue: Yes.
IV.1.5) Information about negotiation: Yes.
IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No
Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 247 - 615533
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 26/04/2021 Time: 12:00
IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 25/08/2021
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
Duration in month(s): 24

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used No
Electronic invoicing will be accepted Yes
Electronic payment will be used Yes
VI.3) 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.
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VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body:
Trinity House
The Quay, Harwich, CO12 3JW, United Kingdom
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 12/03/2021

Annex A

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