Pacific Community seeks tuna pole and line vessel for tuna tagging cruise

Photo: World Fishing & Aquaculture

The Pacific Community has tendered a request for proposal (RFP) for a tuna pole and line vessel. The application deadline for this opportunity is February 28th.

The cruise will be conducted in the second half of 2017, ideally between July 1 and September 30. Approximately 60 working sea days are anticipated to complete the charter. Special attention will be directed toward the tagging of skipjack and yellowfin, either in free schools or in association with floating objects such as drifting fishing aggregation devices.

For full information, please download the RFP here: RFP-Pole and Line Tuna