Procurement Opportunities

Below is a list of current business opportunities with the UH Marine Center. To apply, please review the documents carefully and follow the instructions and time lines detailed. If no opportunities are listed, return again soon to see new listings.


2022 Drydock and Maintence for Research Vessel Kilo Moana

This Request for Proposal (RFP) is issued by the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii (RCUH), on behalf of the University of Hawai‘i Marine Center. The RFP is intended to solicit proposals from qualified shipyards for a drydock and maintenance period in early 2022.

2022 Kilo Moana Shipyard RFP

Appendix D: Work Items Cost Breakdown

2022 Shipyard Reference folder

    Key Dates:

    • Date of Notice (RFP Issued):...................................................................... 4/23/2021
    • Closing Date for Receipt of Offeror’s Attachment A
      (Notice of Intent to Submit a Proposal): .............................. 5/12/2021 5:00 PM HST
    • Dates for Ship Check (Honolulu HI, Pier 35): ...................... 4/30 through 5/12/2021
    • Closing Date for Receipt of Offeror Questions: ................. 6/25/2021 5:00 PM HST
    • Closing Date for Posting Responses to Questions:................ 7/2/2021 5:00 PM HST
    • Closing Date for Receipt of Proposals: ............................... 7/16/2021 5:00 PM HST
    • Proposal Review Period:................................................................... 7/19/21 – 8/2/21
    • Date of Contractor Selection and Award:...................................................... 8/4/2021
    • Services Start Date (Tentative) in Guam: ................................................... 3/06/2022
    • Services Start Date (Tentative) in Honolulu:........................... 3/24/2022 - 3/27/2022
    • Estimated Vessel location on March 6th of 2022: ............................................. Guam
    • Estimated Vessel location on March 24th of 2022 ....................................... Honolulu


2022 Shipyard Reference folder