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Date of Issue: July 7, 2022 

RFP No: PICRC 2022-001 

The Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) is requesting proposals from qualified  businesses, agencies, institutions or individuals to provide transportation for a 14-day  research cruise within the Palau National Marine Sanctuary (PNMS) and Domestic Fishing  Zone (DFZ) to survey pelagic fish, fish larvae diversity, abundance and distribution. The  duration of the survey will be a minimum of 14 days (inclusive of travel time to survey  sites) and will take place during October 2022. RFP specifications can be picked up at  the Giant Clam Gift Shop between 8:00am to 5:00pm from Monday to Friday or  requested by email to  

Interested businesses, agencies, institutions or individuals are requested to submit a  detailed proposal in accordance with the Request for Proposal Specification to the  following address:

Dr. Yimnang Golbuu 
Chief Executive Officer 
Palau International Coral Reef Center 
P.O. Box 7086 
Koror, Republic of Palau 96940 
Tel. (680) 488-6950 

Offeror acknowledges that the submission of an offer or proposal provides PICRC the right  to inspect at reasonable time the part of the place of business of a contractor or  subcontractor which is related to the performance of any contract awarded by PICRC.  Failure to allow inspection may result in the rejection of the proposal/offer. 

Only one copy of the proposal is required. Proposals must be enclosed in an envelope and  addressed to Palau International Coral Reef Center. Proposals must be received by PICRC  by 4:00PM on August 17, 2022. Proposals received after the closing date of this RFP will  not be considered. 

The Palau International Coral Reef Center reserves the right to reject all proposals and to  reissue an amended RFP. PICRC may award the full or part of the proposals. Offers or  proposals may be rejected and no contract awarded by the PICRC if it is in the best interest  of PICRC.