GB-Edinburgh: Ship Management Software

Competitive Contract Notice

1. Title: GB-Edinburgh: Ship Management Software
2. Awarding Authority:
Northern Lighthouse Board
84 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. 0131 473 3104, Email:, URL:
Contact: Ruth Millan, Attn: Ruth Millan
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Computer and related services.

4. Description: Software package and information systems. IT software package. Requirements
The Northern Lighthouse Board (NLB) operates two vessels NLV Pole Star and NLV Pharos to support and maintain its Aids to Navigation around Scotland and the Isle of Man. A replacement NLV Pole Star currently under construction will enter service in June 2025. Vessels are UK flagged and use Lloyds Register as Classification Society.

Currently we utilise the following systems to manage the process by excel spreadsheets, Marine Planned Maintenance, Marine Storekeeper, SharePoint, Q-Pulse, Ships P drive, Chris 21, Outlook, ISM paper copies.

Project Scope
NLB are seeking to replace current systems with an enterprise based approach initially utilising modules for crew, rostering, training records and crew certification, planned maintenance, storekeeping, vessel certification and auditing. The vessels currently meet the ISM code and are audited annually, the software system selected should have a proven track record and be acceptable to MCA and Classification Society for the management of vessels under the ISM Code. It will be a collaborative tool available to ship(s) and shore with one version of the truth. NLB will require a single solution software to manage all modules. NLB require an off the shelf product we are not looking for the design or development of software.

Please refer to tender document for the full scope of requirements.
5. CPV Codes:
48000000 - Software package and information systems.
48517000 - IT software package.

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: FAIS/SOFT/2285
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category H: 100K to 500K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 20/02/2024 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: 01/04/2024
Period of Work End date: 31/03/2032
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no