CLOSED: Midwater Trawl Vessel Needed for Testing a Bycatch Reduction Device RFP

Submission deadline passed.

Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) intends to charter one midwater trawl vessel engaged in the Pacific whiting, Merluccius productus, fishery to participate in a project testing a Bycatch Reduction Device (BRD) designed to reduce Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, and rockfish, Sebastes spp., bycatch. This project will be a collaborative study between the PSMFC, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service-Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC), and the west coast Pacific whiting fishing industry.

Original posting date: 5.23.11

CLOSED: PSMFC Website Redesign and Implementation RFP

Submission deadline passed.

It is the intent of this Request for Proposals (RFP) and resulting contract to establish an agreement for the professional services for a website developer to redesign the current website and content management system in order to modernize, streamline, and make the PSMFC website more useable, professional, and adaptable for future uses and upgrades. The website redesign is intended to improve the functionality of the website and to provide information and interactivity with members of the organization and the general public.

Q&A Responses – Revised 6.21.11

Original posting date: 5.16.2011

CLOSED: Maintenance and Enhancements to the Distributed Electronic Data Systems for West Coast Commercial Fisheries RFP

Submission deadline passed.

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) has successfully deployed a number of distributed Microsoft Access applications including, but not limited to, vessel and scientific logbooks, data capture systems for research data, applications, query tools and user interfaces to support reporting these data and the E-Ticket and Compliance Monitor applications which went into the production environment on January 11, 2011 enabling electronic submission of West Coast commercial fisheries landing data.

PSMFC is seeking proposals from qualified applicants to provide continued support for these applications as well as enhancements which may be needed over time. The current needs of this project are to:

1) Provide maintenance and technical support of the existing Microsoft Access applications;
2) Provide technical support for interfaces between Microsoft Access applications and Microsoft SQL (MSSQL) Server databases     and/or other databases;
3) Assist with future enhancements and development of systems as needed.

Original posting date: 5.16.2011

CLOSED: Alaska Fisheries Information Network Database Development RFP

Submission deadline passed.

Alaska Fisheries Information Network (AKFIN) is a program of Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) that maintains a data warehouse comprised of Alaska State and federal commercial fisheries data, as well as fisheries economic data collected through other projects within PSMFC. PSMFC/AKFIN is seeking to subcontract with an information technology (IT) company to provide continued support in the following key areas:

• perform ad-hoc and routine data requests for staff and authorized data users;
• maintain and develop new database structures and objects such as (1) designing new tables and views, (2) develop SQL and   PL/SQL code (3) SQL performance tuning;
• program applications using Oracle Application Express (APEX) and Microsoft .NET;
• develop and maintain an Oracle Business Intelligence reporting tool;
• perform routine validation and data quality checks;
• maintain and develop Linux scripts; and
• assist with future enhancements as needed during the life of this contract.

Original posting date: 5.9.2011

CLOSED: Telephone Surveys for Angler Fishing Effort and Economic Data RFP

Submission deadline passed.

This request for proposal (RFP) is to review the technical expertise, pricing
structure and cost for potential contractors. The work will be to conduct ongoing fishing
effort surveys through use of state electronic fishing license frames in California, Oregon
and Washington. Occasionally, economic surveys may also be conducted using the
angler license frame or additional angler contact information collected by other surveys
in the field. The surveys are to be conducted primarily by telephone, but may include
internet options for some surveys. The successful contractor will be utilized to conduct
the various telephone surveys needed by PSMFC in its partnership with its member state
fishery agencies in managing their marine fisheries for the next 3-4 years.

Original posting date: 5.1.2011