Calls to tender

OSPAR ICG-ORED Pilot assessment of cumulative impacts of offshore renewables on birds” (Bird pilot tender 1)

The OSPAR Commission, an international intergovernmental organisation established to protect the marine environment in the North-East Atlantic Ocean, seeks a contractor to develop an approach and tool(s) for cumulative impact assessment of offshore wind power development, including carrying out two pilot assessment studies on impacts on birds in the OSPAR Maritime Area.

The contract is intended to start in October 2023 and complete by July 2024.

The tender document, providing detailed background and description of the contract requirements, is available here.

General conditions of service for OSPAR contracts are available here.

Offers must be sent via email to the OSPAR Secretariat ( for the attention of Philip Stamp, Deputy Secretary, with the reference ‘Bird Pilot tender 1’. Offers must be received by Tuesday 12 September 2023 12.00 hours CEST.

Any queries about the tender should be sent in writing to the same address and with the same references. Written replies to the queries will be made available here.

Tenders may be submitted by individual providers or by consortia.

Further information about OSPAR’s work on renewables can be found here.