Public Sector Network Tender Alert


380559-2012: UK-Aberdeen: acoustic devices

Invitations are invited for tenders to supply a Broadband Acoustic System to Marine Scotland Science (MSS), Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen. It is expected that the system components will be mounted in a towed body housing. Acoustic system will consist of wide band transmitters operating over a range of 0.5 kHz – 120 kHz and linear receiver arrays. In addition, sensors to monitor tow body depth, attitude and location will also be incorporated in the tow body. Power and communication with the tow body will be by means of a steel wired armoured co-axial cable.
Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland web site at

Ref: MS/0166,


Marine Scotland
Marine Laboratory, PO Box 101, 375 Victoria Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Bob McLeod
AB11 9DB Aberdeen
Telephone: +44 1224295560
Fax: +44 1224295511
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority: http://
Address of the buyer profile:
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: One acoustic broadband system required.Estimated value excluding VAT: Range: between 200 000 and 245 000 GBP

Published: 30 Nov 2012, Receipt by: 14 Jan 2013