05 Jan 2018

Hovercrafts – Exporting Opportunity

Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United Kingdom

Contract type: Supply contract
Contracting authority: Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills acting on behalf of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). Web:
Object of the contract
Hong Kong
Sectors Marine
Opportunity type Public Sector
A tender has been issued for 4 hovercrafts, 2 with lower payload and 2 with higher payload.
The hovercrafts should have the following specifications:
be able to manoeuvre at high speed over shallow water and tidal zone access
have twin-engines, aluminium-hulled, diesel fueled and separate propeller/fan for propulsion and lift
the lower payload vessels shall be an open hovercraft for carrying 4 persons and has a payload of at least 350kg
the higher payload vessels shall have a covered cockpit for 9 persons and has a payload of at least 950kg
The vessels will be used:
for preventing and detecting crime, performing law enforcement and observation duties including immigration and smuggling
to undertake police amphibious search and rescue operations, casualty evacuation, disaster relief, maritime security, counter terrorism and logistical support
You must provide 5 copies of the design and construction specifications of the vessel including drawings.
For more information about this tender, submit your company details to the Department for International Trade team in Hong Kong.
All submissions will be reviewed and you will be notified of any potential next steps. You can only submit a proposal if you are a UK registered company.
CPV: 34520000, 34500000
Administrative Information
Expiry date 29.6.2018
To register your interest in the above opportunity please visit:
Other Information
Estimated value of requirement: More than £100k