Supplying Northern Lighthouse Board

We purchase a diverse range of goods, works and services and advertise our requirements in line with EU and UK Procurement legislation.

Please view our Buyer Profile, to see all opportunities and our procurement policies, including relevant documents together with our contact details.

Our Buyer profile is continually updated and notices published here are also published within the supplement to OJEU (depending upon values), in Contracts Finder, Government Opportunities, and Public Contracts Scotland.

 

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After more than 20 years of service, NLV POLE STAR is nearing end of life and NLB has embarked upon a project to replace the vessel. With a target in-service date of September 2024, through technological innovation, the new vessel will meet the ambitious environmental targets set out in the UK Government Clean Maritime Plan, whilst future-proofing NLB’s ability to deliver its vital safety services over the next 25 years. The vessel will incorporate contemporary ‘green’ hybrid energy systems and will be designed to be upgradeable through-life to accommodate emerging power technologies.  The vessel will also provide improved sea keeping and heavy weather performance over its predecessor and therefore be able to deliver more effective response to wrecks and new navigational dangers as well as routine operational tasking.

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Picture of Mike BullockPhil Day

Mairi RaeHugh Shaw

Graham MoffatJim Anderson

Julie-Anne HumphreysAmber Stanbridge

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On 26 February 2021, we held an Industry Day for shipyards and industry supply chain bodies to find out more about the requirement, the intended timeline and the procurement process for a replacement vessel.

You can watch a recording of the event on our YouTube channel or click on the image below.

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You can download all the presentations from the Industry Day here. 

Welcome and Background, Mike Bullock

The Requirement, Phil Day

Hull Design & Performance, Lars Nedergaard Hojris

General Arrangement & Technical Specification, Kristian Holten Moller

The Programme, Julie-Anne Humphreys

Presentation Transcript from DfT, Paul Rodgers

Procurement Route to Market, Colin Brolly & Steven Carvel

Closing Address, Mike Bullock

Technical Questions and Answers (PDF)

Commercial Questions and Answers (PDF)

We held the Technical Q&A on 13 April 2021. This was an opportunity for interested parties to find out more about the concept vessel General Arrangement and Technical Specification. Questions were answered by a panel of technical experts from NLB and our support partner OSK-ShipTech.

You can watch a recording of the event on our YouTube channel.

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Presentations from the session are available to download.

Welcome, Mike Bullock (PDF)

Technical Requirement, Phil Day (PDF)

Hull Design and Performance, Lars Nedergaard Hojris (PDF)

General Arrangement and Technical Specification, Kristian Holten Moller (PDF)

Closing, Mike Bullock (PDF)

NLB Technical – Q&A Answers (PDF)

We held the Commercial Q&A on 20 April 2021. This was an opportunity to ask further questions about the procurement process and core requirements.

You can watch a recording of the event on our YouTube channel.

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Presentations from the session are available to download.

Welcome, Mike Bullock (PDF)

Procurement Update, Colin Brolly and Phil Day (PDF)

Closing Address, Mike Bullock (PDF)

NLB Commercial – Q&A Answers (PDF)