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406293 - Domestic Ballast Water Risks and Management Options

This tender is using the new split file responses feature on GETS. The agency has indicated that they would like to receive responses separated by price and non price components, please keep this mind when preparing your response for submission via GETS.


RFx ID : 23710375
Tender Name : 406293 - Domestic Ballast Water Risks and Management Options
Reference # : O - 406293
Open Date : Tuesday, 1 December 2020 8:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Tuesday, 2 February 2021 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 70000000 - Farming and Fishing and Forestry and Wildlife Contracting Services
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Amy McNabb
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

Vessel ballast water discharge represents a significant pathway for the introduction of non-indigenous species (NIS) into marine ecosystems and their translocation throughout New Zealand. International ballast water movements are now managed under the International Maritime Organization Ballast Water Management Convention, which entered into force on 8th September 2017. New Zealand currently has no ballast water discharge requirements for vessels (either international or domestic) exchanging New Zealand-sourced ballast water between domestic ports.

Before a pathway management approach for domestic ballast water can be considered, we need to know the magnitude of domestic ballast water discharges and identify potential management options.

Please ensure your pricing document is submitted separately from your main response document.