GB-Edinburgh: Buoy Lift Truck

Competitive Contract Notice

1. Title: GB-Edinburgh: Buoy Lift Truck
2. Awarding Authority:
Northern Lighthouse Board
84 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. 0131 473 3104, Email:, URL:
Attn: Ruth Millan
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Lifting trucks. Forklift trucks. The Northern Lighthouse Board has a requirement to replace the buoy lift truck at NLB Oban, Gallanach Road, Oban, Argyll, PA34 4LS. The Lift Truck will be used by NLB staff for moving and positioning of various types of navigational buoys around the Oban premises in all weather conditions. Primarily for transporting between processes, with 90-10 split between external and internal operation.

The replacement vehicle will be required to meet the following operating criteria as detailed on page 7 of the Tender document.

Any proposed solution must detail how each of the criteria detailed on page 7 will be met. Tenderers must also demonstrate how, if appropriate, an existing unit would be modified to meet the requirements.

NLB may request suitable site visit(s) to establish build quality and monitor progress.

For a more detailed description please refer to the Tender Document.
5. CPV Codes:
42415100 - Lifting trucks.
42415110 - Forklift trucks.

6. NUTS Codes :

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: SCOTLAND,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: OPDE/TRUC/2256
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category I: 50K to 100K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 09/08/2023 14:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
Not Provided

12. Other Information:
Other 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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Suitable for VCO: No
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 24/09/2023
Period of Work End date: 31/03/2029
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no