GB-Edinburgh: NLB Marine Audit Requirements 2023 - 2028

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CompetitiveContractNotice - GB-Edinburgh: NLB Marine Audit Requirements 2023 - 2028
1. Title: GB-Edinburgh: NLB Marine Audit Requirements 2023 - 2028
2. Awarding Authority:
Northern Lighthouse Board
84 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. 01314733130, Email:, URL:
Contact: Graham Allan, Attn: Graham Allan
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Accounting,auditing and book-keeping services.

4. Description: Accounting, auditing and fiscal services. Accounting and auditing services. Auditing services. Statutory audit services. Internal audit services. This contract shall be a Framework Agreement for the provision of Internal ISM audits, Common Marine Inspection Document (eCMID) audits, Annual DP trials, 5 yearly DP Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) Proving Trials and 5 yearly Navigational Audits. In addition, a call-off to be included for specialist advisory services regarding wreck/salvaging operations. The contract may be awarded in whole or in part, however NLB reserve the right not to make an award. Any quantities referred to within the tender documents will be indicative and official purchase order(s) will be issued for requirements during the contract period by NLB.

These terms together with the information contained within our invitation to tender package and relevant parts of the successful tender submission will be used to form a final contract, to be agreed by NLB and the successful Tenderer(s).

Please be aware that acceptance of the contract terms forms part of our evaluation criteria and NLB do not intend to negotiate the final conditions of contract. All variances and qualifications proposed must be clearly presented within tender submissions as an appended schedule.

This contract shall be awarded in August 2023 and will run for a period of 5 years. The first inspection is required in September 2023
All enquiries must be addressed, to Graham Allan, Procurement Officer as the single point of contact for this exercise, Tenderers should be aware that it will be the intention of NLB to circulate in writing, to all interested parties all queries and enquiries received together with our response. The source of the question will not be disclosed. To ensure that all Tenderers have the same information, we will respond to all queries and points of clarification raised by 1500 hours on 4 August 2023.

The closing date for receipt of tender is 11 August 2023 at 1500 hours.
5. CPV Codes:
79200000 - Accounting, auditing and fiscal services.
79210000 - Accounting and auditing services.
79212000 - Auditing services.
79212300 - Statutory audit services.
79212200 - Internal audit services.

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: OPSH/MAUD/2252
9. Awarded to:

Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine and Offshore Ltd
National ID: SC380777, Pavilion One, Craigshaw Business Park, Craigshaw Road, Aberdeen, AB12 3AR, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 (0)7525 809 287, Email: , URL:
Contact: Danny Biancato, Attn: Danny Biancato
Value Cost: 146,170
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 25/09/2023
11. Number of Tenders Received: 3
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: Yes
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 26/09/2023
Period of Work End date: 30/09/2028