Supplies, services and works necessary to deliver a remote tower air traffic control solution at a Combined Surveillance Centre in Inverness, serving air traffic control airports within the HIAL estate. It is the intention of HIAL that the project will encompass Dundee, Inverness, Kirkwall, Stornoway and Sumburgh airports, but HIAL reserves the right to add or subtract airports and/or to phase the introduction of the remote tower solution at any airport(s). The contract will include the supply and installation of remote tower equipment and associated support and maintenance services. The contract will also include supply of compatible system components, spares and maintenance, for the named airports and any other airports served by the Combined Surveillance Centre (whether or not owned and/or operated by HIAL), for the lifetime of the system. HIAL reserves the right to include in the contract options to acquire future upgrades to the equipment supplied to reflect technological and regulatory change and emerging best practice over the lifetime of the system.
COVID-19 — HIAL wishes to progress this procurement as quickly as possible, but appreciates that potential tenderers may be affected by the COVID-19 situation. HIAL encourages tenderers to note interest in this notice and to request extension of any deadlines (which HIAL will consider carefully, but to which HIAL will not be obliged to agree). The tender process may be subject to a pause until such time as necessary steps, such as tender evaluations or site visits can take place safely.
Supplier briefing — HIAL intends to carry out a supplier briefing using video conference (Skype for Business). All parties who register interest in this notice will be invited to take part in the briefing which is currently scheduled for 7 May 2020.
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