Competition for the provision of Irish Coast Guard Aviation Service

The Minister for Transport (“the Contracting Authority”) invites economic operators to request to participate in this public procurement competition (“Competition”) for the provision of Rotary and Fixed Wing services for the Irish Coast Guard (the “Services”) described in Appendix 1 of this pre-qualification questionnaire (“PQQ”). Economic operators may request to participate by submitting a response document (“Response”). The elements of the Services which define the minimum requirements are the provision of three (3) helicopters and a fixed wing aircraft on standby for Irish Coast Guard aviation tasking.


11/02/2022 12:00:00

60400000-2  Air transport services
60440000-4  Aerial and related services
60443000-5  Air-rescue services
60443100-6  Air-sea rescue services
60444000-2  Aircraft-operation services
60444100-3  Pilot services
60445000-9  Aircraft operating services
63700000-6  Support services for land, water and air transport

Department of Transport
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Jacqueline Byrne

Published notices
Contract notice (TED (v209)) 17/12/2021 18:41
    Corrigendum (TED (v209)) 24/01/2022 12:26
Competition for the provision of Irish Coast Guard Aviation Service
Instructions to bidder:

Prior Information Notice: The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport/Irish Coast Guard is undertaking a procurement process to provide and updated long-term SAR Aviation Service to replace the current SAR helicopter contract. A market engagement process will be announced in due course. Indicative timeframes are: Publication of the OJEU Notice Quarter 4 2020, Contract Award Quarter 4 2021 and Service Commencement Quarter 3 2023. Precise procurement procedure has yet to be decided.

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