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Invitation to express interest in tendering for the management of The Crown Estate’s coastal estates in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. - 31 May, 2019

The Crown Estate is seeking to appoint agents to manage its coastal and tidal river interests in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and invites expressions of interest from organisations wishing to tender for this work.

Applicants are requested to complete a prequalification questionnaire, available electronically from The Crown Estate eTendering Portal at: etendering.thecrownestate.co.uk from 12 noon on Friday 31 May 2019 until 12 noon on Friday 28 June 2019.

All applications must be received by The Crown Estate by 12 noon Friday 28 June 2019.

It is anticipated that the invitation to tender will be issued during the week commencing 2 September 2019 and the awards to be made in January 2020 for commencement 1 April 2020.

Be advised that this advertisement serves to request information and expressions of interest from interested organisations, and does not constitute a formal offer or an invitation to tender. 

SIMEC Atlantis Energy, Strangford Lough - 12 April, 2019

The Crown Estate intends to grant SIMEC Atlantis Energy a 5-year extension to their existing Agreement for Lease upon the bed of the sea at Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. The extension will commence from 1 July 2019 and will enable SIMEC Atlantis Energy to develop a tidal energy project.

The new option is required as the existing agreement expires on June 30th 2019. The existing lease was granted to Marine Current Turbines Limited, which was purchased by SIMEC Atlantis Energy.

Should you require any further information on the proposed agreement for lease please contact Jason Golder on 0207 851 5186 or at jason.golder@thecrownestate.co.uk by no later than 30 June 2019. 

SIMEC Atlantis Energy, Portland Bill - 12 April, 2019

The Crown Estate intends to grant SIMEC Atlantis Energy a 5-year extension to their existing Agreement for Lease upon the bed of the sea off Portland Bill, Dorset. The extension will commence from 1 July 2019 and will enable SIMEC Atlantis Energy to develop a tidal energy project.

The new option is required as the existing agreement expires on June 30th 2019. The existing lease was granted to Marine Current Turbines Limited, which was purchased by SIMEC Atlantis Energy.

Should you require any further information on the proposed agreement for lease please contact Jason Golder on 0207 851 5186 or at jason.golder@thecrownestate.co.uk by no later than 30 June 2019. 

Proposed agreement to lease for gas storage at Larne Lough, Northern Island - 11 March 2019

The Crown Estate intends to grant Islandmagee Energy Limited (formerly Islandmagee Storage Limited) an agreement for lease for gas storage below Larne Lough. 

Should you require any further information on the proposed agreement for lease please contact Jason Golder on 0207 851 5186 or at jason.golder@thecrownestate.co.uk by no later than 11 June 2019.

Minesto UK Limited – Portaferry, Strangford Lough - 11 February 2019

The Crown Estate intends to extend Minesto UK Limited’s lease over the site of its tidal site project at Portaferry, Strangford Lough in Northern Ireland.

The extension will extend the date under Minesto’s existing lease from the current expiry date of 25 October 2019 to 24 October 2024.

If you would like to make any observations in relation to the lease extension, please contact us at the address below by no later than 6 May 2019.

Jason Golder
Senior Asset Manager
The Crown Estate
1 St James’s Market
London SW1Y 4AH 

jason.golder@thecrownestate.co.uk

Data handling support for Marine Data Exchange - 17 September 2018

The Crown Estate has launched an invitation to tender for the role of data handling support in the management of the Marine Data Exchange (MDE) for a period of three years with effect from 1st April 2019.

The MDE is a data management system developed by The Crown Estate in 2013 to store, manage and disseminate offshore survey data collected by our customers throughout the lifetime of a project. By making valuable data freely available, we hope to promote collaboration within the sector, reduce survey costs and ultimately de-risk investment offshore.

A set of consistent standards and requirements ensure that the data held within the MDE is maintained to a high standard with enhance discoverability of data. To supplement our in-house resources The Crown Estate wish to appoint a company to support our team with the data handling tasks critical to the effective running of the Marine Data Exchange.

The requirement is for a company with a small team of professionals familiar with marine data management standards and offshore survey data, to provide data support according to agreed standards, methodologies and deadlines.

The deadline for initial bid submissions is COB Friday 19th October 2018. Bidders may be invited to attend an interview between 12th and 30th November. There will also be an opportunity to get an introductory demonstration of the MDE at The Crown Estate between 24th and 28th September.

To register your interest and to request all the relevant tendering documentation and instructions, please email mde@thecrownestate.co.uk.

Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre - 13 August 2018

The Crown Estate intends to extend the Isle of Wight’s option for the Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre project off the south coast of the Isle of Wight.

The extension will extend the date under the Isle of Wight’s agreement for lease, by which they may call for a lease of the site, from 15/11/2018 to 19/04/2021.

If you would like to make any observations in relation to option extension, please contact us at the address below no later than 22nd October 2018.

Senior Asset Manager
The Crown Estate
1 St James’s Market
London SW1Y 4AH

Email: Jason.golder@thecrownestate.co.uk

Expressions of interest in the Marine Aggregate Extraction Tender - 2 May 2018

The Crown Estate is reopening the opportunity for interested parties to express an interest (“EoI”) in the 2018 Marine Aggregate Extraction Tender Round.

The tender process will seek bids from operators for rights to prospect the seabed in all regions of The Crown Estate mineral ownership and to obtain an option for a “Production Agreement” to extract marine aggregate.

Registration is via The Crown Estate eTendering Portal, (https://etendering.thecrownestate.co.uk/web/login.shtml) AND by emailing MarineMinerals@thecrownestate.co.uk.

This opportunity is open until noon on Friday 8th June 2018.

If you require further information in relation to the 2018 Marine Aggregate Extraction Tender Round or if you have any queries in relation to The Crown Estate’s marine aggregate activities please email

marineminerals@thecrownestate.co.uk

 

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