Bid Opportunity For Musems, Preservation Groups, And/ Or Developers Interested In Preserving A Piece Of HistoryRelease Date: 2022-02-18
The City of Long Beach is currently soliciting the opportunity for qualified museums, preservation groups and/ or developers to acquire lifeboats from the RMS Queen Mary (ED22-031 Queen Mary Lifeboat Disposition), affording them the ability to preserve and feature a piece of history at their place of choice. The City is looking for entities who are interested in the preservation of these historic lifeboats. The electronic bidding system, PlanetBids, provides an easy and accessible way to submit your proposal, while ensuring fairness during the application and selection process. Registered companies and organizations will receive customized emails notifying them of specific bids, the ability to search for bids, and download documents.
We strongly encourage registering for PlanetBids. More information about how to register and answers to any questions is available at longbeach.gov/purchasing.
For those who submit a proposal (ED22-031 Queen Mary Lifeboat Disposition) a site walkthrough will be hosted on February 25th, 2022, to allow proposers to assess the state of all lifeboats that are made available.