Indian IT firm wins bid for a solution to support FRAP 2020/2021
DFFE releases names of bid winners
SOUTH AFRICA: After issuing several bids last month, the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment (DFFE) has released the names of the successful companies who have won tenders in fisheries management and the rights allocation process.
Indian-based IT firm, Navayuga Infotech has been appointed to provide a fishing rights allocation process information technology system (MLRF170/20) to support FRAP 2020/2021.
The company first entered the South African market in 2013 when it secured a contract to implement an Integrated Port Management System (IPMS) for all ports under the management of Transnet National Ports Authority. The system went live in July 2015 at the Port of Durban.
The contract was renewed for a further three years in 2017 and the company currently has offices in Johannesburg and Windhoek on the continent.
Another appointment relating to FRAP 2020/2021 went to Rain Chartered Accountants. They have been contracted to provide auditing services to support the rights allocation process. They have five offices in South Africa situated in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Mossel Bay, Klerksdorp and Potchefstroom.
A three-year contract to undertake fisheries stock assessments (MLRF163/20) was awarded to the University of Cape Town.
The bid to provide monitoring and reporting services on the release, processing and selling of confiscated abalone (MLRF161/20) was awarded to Cape Town-based company Skylar Projects.