|RFx ID :||25524315|
|Tender Name :||Aqueous Film Forming Foam Disposal and Transition Services|
|Reference # :||Rfx_2432|
|Open Date :||Thursday, 10 March 2022 4:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)|
|Close Date :||Friday, 22 April 2022 11:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)|
|Department/Business Unit :||Procurement|
|Tender Type :||Request for Tenders (RFT)|
|Tender Coverage :||On behalf of procurement agent [?]|
|Exemption Reason :||None|
|Required Pre-qualifications :||None|
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1.1 The New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) Fire Fighting Chemicals Group Standard was amended in 2021. The amended Standard sets out the requirement for NZ to transition away from the use of Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) to Fluorine Free Foams (F3), and other alternative products, during the period Dec 22 to Dec 25.
1.2 The purpose of this Request for Tender is to procure support services necessary to ensure that the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) meets all of its legislative requirements.
1.3 There are two phases to service delivery:
a. Phase one is a mandatory requirement to divest the NZDF of all C8 products by Dec 22 primarily on mobile systems such as fire-fighting tenders, naval vessels and portable extinguishers. The preferred product is Fluorine -free F3 rated products but C6 is an acceptable interim option until Dec 25.
b. Phase two will be divestment of all infrastructure contained fire-fighting system C8 products and remaining mobile system C6 products by Dec 25.
1.4 The services being tendered for in this RFT are:
a. Collection including containment of non-compliant AFFF products identified by the NZDF,
b. Removal of identified non-compliant AFFF products from NZDF sites, and temporary storage off-site at a secure location,
c. Cleaning, refilling and calibrating each NZDF system from which non-compliant AFFF has been removed, and
d. Disposal of removed non-compliant AFFF products, including compliance with Basel Convention requirements for all transfers requiring international transboundary movement.
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