NSF releases solicitation for Operator of the 3rd Regional Class Research Vessel (RCRV #3)

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The Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) Integrative Programs Section (IPS) is soliciting proposals from eligible organizations to serve as the Operating Institution (OI) for the third ship in the Regional Class Research Vessels (RCRV #3).

The full proposal deadline is July 1, 2019

This solicitation seeks to select a qualified Operating Institution that shall either be a current University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) Vessel Operator or be capable of becoming one prior to taking over responsibility for full vessel operations. 

For more details, please see the NSF Webpage. Or the PDF linked here