2021 Report details for project: New Polar Research Vessel

Project name New Polar Research Vessel - there are 6 reports for this project: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
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Organisation BEIS (D1198) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year 2021 (data is from March 2021)
Category Infrastructure - see all reports for this category
Description: Royal Research Ship Sir David Attenborough will replace two existing polar research/supply vessels with one dual purpose ship which planned to save £102m over 30 years
DCA (RAG) Amber/Green
DCA text: Compared to financial year 19/20-Q2, the Infrastructure Project Authority's Delivery Confidence Assessment rating decreased from Amber to Amber/Green. This is primarily due to the following factors: Programme remains on scheduled but no time or cost contingency remains. Good progress has been made with interim acceptance happening in November 2020 an d the project remains on target for its first Antarctic season during 2021.
Start date 2014-05-01
End date 2022-12-31
Schedule text Compared to financial year 19/20-Q2, the project's end-date remained scheduled to finish on 31 December 2022 This is primarily due to the following factors: Testing and trails are underway and remain on track.
Baseline £43.00m
Forecast £43.00m
Variance 0.00%
Variance text: The budget variance is less than or equal to 5%. None, forecast remains on target.
Whole Life Cost £1,419.50m
WLCost text: Compared to financial year 19/20-Q2, the projects Baseline Whole Life Cost increased from £1403.00m to £1419.50m. This is primarily due to the following factors: The whole life costs represents costs until 2043/44. These costs include the project costs until closure and recurring Antarctic Partition and Logistics infrastructure budget costs.
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Sourcefile IPA_2021.csv

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