OPCW receives tenders from 14 private firms to destroy Syrian commodity chemicals and effluents
20 January 2014 - A total of 14 private firms have submitted tenders to destroy 500 metric tonnes of Syria’s commodity chemicals, as well as effluent from the neutralisation of its Priority chemicals, at commercial facilities outside of the Syrian Arab Republic.
The tenders were opened in a public event at the Organisation’s Headquarters in The Hague today, which was attended by representatives of private firms that submitted tenders and by interested OPCW delegations. They were received in response to a “Call for Proposals for Transport, Treatment and Disposal of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Organic and Inorganic Chemicals, Effluents and Related Materials”, as advertised on the OPCW Internet website. The deadline for submitting tenders was Sunday 19 January 2014.
The list of bidding firms and their countries of origin can be viewed here [PDF - 7.3 KB]. The OPCW will now conduct technical and commercial evaluation of the bids and announce the winner(s) in early February.