Request for Expression of Interest for Research Vessel

Request for Expression of Interest for Research Vessel

Country: The Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI)
Project: Research Vessel


The Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA) of RMI plans to apply financing support from an International Financial Institution and intends to apply part of the proceeds for a research vessel.


According to the national development strategy, the Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority (MIMRA) represents the government of RMI and invites those shipyards who may be interested in the supply of this research vessel to provide information demonstrating that they have the expertise, qualifications and relevant experiences to manufacture research or similar vessels (brochures, photos, tech specs with description of experiences could be attached).


Generally, the project will include supply of a research vessel, transportation to the buyer’s port, necessary spare parts, necessary after-sale service and training for maintenance. (detailed scope of supply will be discussed when financing proceeds is approved).


The detailed technical description of the research vessel can be found in the SOR document linked below. OR can be obtained from the contact persons on the address given below during office hours 09:00 to 17:00 hours, Monday to Friday:

Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority
P.O. Box 860
Majuro, MH 96960
Republic of the Marshall Islands
Telephone: +692 625-8262
Fax: +692 625-5447
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This Request for Expressions of Interest is for collecting necessary information for further planning work and decision on this research vessel. The Expressions of Interest will be delivered in a written form to the address below (hand delivered in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by 30 November 2022.

MIMRA address and contact persons:
Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority
P. O. Box 860
Majuro, MH 96960
Republic of the Marshall Islands
Name of contact persons: Qing Zheng & Roselin Matundan
Telephone: +692 625-8262
Fax: +692 625-5447
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Downloadable Documents:
Expression of Interest 
Statement of Operational Requirements (SOR)