Request for Quotations for monitoring of floating litter_COMMON project
TCNR is opening this Request for Quotations for “Monitoring of Floating Micro & Macro Litter” for the COMMON (COastal Management and MOnitoring Network for tackling marine litter in Mediterranean sea).
The aim of this call is to contract a team of experts in monitoring floating litter (macro and micro) in the marine zone facing Tyre Coast Nature Reserve, and conduct preliminary analyses on the collected micro plastic samples.
This activity is under the scope of the COMMON project’s Work Package 3, Activity 3.1.2., which consists of monitoring marine floating litter (macro and micro).
Please, read carefully the RfQ attached.
How to apply
To apply to this call, the applicants are kindly required to submit two documents:
1- Technical offer:
a. certificates and proofs of qualifications and experiences of the experts.
b. the proposal/plan of work.
c. List of equipment and utensils ready to use during their mission.
2- Financial offer: a quotation per sample for conducting the following tasks:
a. sampling of floating micro litter (2 seasons x 3 sites x 3 transects = 18)
b. monitoring of floating macro litter accompanying the sampling of floating micro litter (18 units).
c. preliminary lab analyses of collected samples of micro litter (separation, sorting and listing of micro plastic).
d. shipment of the dried samples to Italy.
Note: the financial offer should be inclusive of all the logistics and materials for conducting the tasks (boat fees, gasoline, travel to the pilot area, manta rental, onboard equipment for the micro litter sampling, assistants’ fees, utensils and materials, stationery and printouts, lab equipment and materials, and others if needed).
3- Applications should be submitted by email on the following addresses: [email protected] and in Cc: [email protected], specifying: “Floating litter monitoring”. The deadline for applications is March 20, 2022.Expired