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Testing of Reactive In-Water Systems

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RFx ID : 18921534
Tender Name : Testing of Reactive In-Water Systems
Reference # : 405364
Open Date : Wednesday, 16 August 2017 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Monday, 18 September 2017 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 81171500 - Marine biology services
Regions:
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Contracts Administrator
contract-admin@mpi.govt.nz
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Overview

Vessel biofouling represents a significant pathway for the introduction of non-indigenous species into New Zealand’s marine ecosystems and their subsequent translocation. While best management for this pathway is prevention through good practice, reactive management of fouled vessels at the border and in post-border situations is required.

The most effective method for removal of biofouling from a vessel is via dry-docking or slipping. However, availability, practicality and feasibility issues regarding fouled large vessels have led to reactive in-water systems being proposed as a tool for their management. Outputs from this project will broaden the availability of management options to mitigate the biosecurity risk associated with fouled large vessels.

This project provides the opportunity to identify and test suitable reactive in-water systems to manage hull fouling on large vessels.


Please note that Appendix A to this RFP is a confidential document and is not published on GETS. If you are interested in submitting a proposal, you will need to sign a confidentiality agreement before we provide you with Appendix A.

To request a copy of the confidentiality agreement please email our Contracts Administrator via the email address provided.

All other enquiries relating to this RFP must be directed to us via GETS using the Raise Question Here function on the RFP.