Luerssen – Offshore Patrol Vessel

Luerssen Australia/Luerssen Germany

Luerssen Australia Pty Ltd (LA) competitively tendered for the Commonwealth of Australia RAN Project Sea 1180 for 12 Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) and were awarded the contract in March 2017

Cica Group provided a team to assist Luerssen Germany (LG) in the preparation of the tender response based in Vegesack, Germany and more recently supported LA as the prime contractor for the mobilisation and implementation of aspects of the prime contract deliverables due to be provided to the Commonwealth project team.

During the tendering phase Cica assisted with the drafting of tender responses by LG covering the following Data Item Deliverable (DID) requirements:

  • Project Management
  • Planning, Programming & Scheduling
  • Commercial & Contract conditions
  • Risk Management
  • Operational & Maintenance & Repair
  • Industry Development
  • Project Assurance

Since the contract was awarded to LA, Cica have continued to support LA in the mobilisation phase of the contract by providing services and resources addressing initial deliverable document preparation and support to LA for Project mobilisation meetings including :

  • Ship Building Production Plans
  • Systems Engineering Management Plans
  • Configuration Management Plan
  • Verification & Validation Plan
  • Project Management Plan
  • Preliminary Design Reviews
  • Systems Design Reviews
  • Product Readiness Reviews
  • Transition Plan
  • Contractor Managed Commonwealth Assets Review
  • Contract Data Requirements Lists
  • Government Furnished facility Reviews


In addition, Cica personnel have hosted several workshops between LA, Civmec and ASC addressing Ship Building Production Plans.