Vessel Needed for Towing an Underwater Sled Equipped with Imaging Sonar to Collect Images of Trawl – Seafloor Interactions

Deadline for written questions: 07.23.2021
Deadline for submission: 08.06.2021

The contractor shall furnish the necessary crew, material, equipment, services and facilities to
perform the Statement of Work/Specifications. For a description of the terms used
within this Statement of Work

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) intends to charter one
vessel for 2 sample days to assist in collecting seafloor images across the swept area
of a bottom trawl equipped with midwater trawl doors and elevated trawl sweeps
(termed semi-pelagic trawl). Images of the seafloor will be collected by towing a
sled equipped with DIDSON and video camera equipment. The desired
timeline to completed this work is 01 September to 30 September 2021. This project
will occur off Newport, Oregon. PSMFC will be responsible for designing the
project and providing all scientific equipment needed for the project. The Contractor
agrees to furnish a vessel, crew, and all additional gear necessary for towing the
DIDSON and video camera sled. All data collection will occur during daylight
hours.

Posted: 07.01.2021

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Marine Aquaculture Pilot Projects

Deadline for written questions: 07.23.2021
Deadline for submission: 08.20.2021

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC), in cooperation and funding from the
NOAA Fisheries Office of Aquaculture, will be issuing approximately $640,000 in grants to fund
marine aquaculture pilot projects focusing on sustainable aquatic farming techniques and
regional business practices to grow U.S. domestic seafood.

Posted: 07.02.2021

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