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IFB# 13-012P Nicaragua Award

March 9, 2014

 

 

Booking Details

Invitation 014A

Project Concern International

 

Vessel Owner:  Schuyler  Line Navigation Co.

Vessel:  EOT SPAR

Cargo:  80 NMT Wheat in 50 kg Bags

Loadport: RHPP Port Packing, TX

Final Dest:  Granada, Nicarauga

Frt Rate:  $481.00 ($205.00/Ocean + $33.00/Loadport Fees + $230.00/For Inland + $4.00/For Warehouse + $9.00/Fumigation)

 

All other terms and conditions remain unchanged.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IFB# 13-012P Nicaragua Re-tender

January 27, 2014

 

Freight ReTender: Project Concern – Food For Education Cargoes to Nicaragua             


PANALPINA, INC. FOR AND ON BEHALF OF PROJECT CONCERN INTERNATIONAL REQUESTS OFFERS OF U.S. AND NON U.S. FLAG FIRM OFFERS FOR CARRIAGE OF THE FOLLOWING CARGOES, VIA THROUGH BILL OF LADING, THROUGH THE MCGOVERN DOLE INTERNATIONAL FOOD FOR EDUCATION AND CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAM :

 

1.       DATE:                          JANUARY 27, 2014

      RFP NO.:                      PCI-NI-FFE-13-012P (Re-tender)

      INVITATION NO.:           014A

      WBSCM FREIGHT SOLICITATION # 2000002304

      WBSCM COMMODITY SOLICITATION #2000002303

 

2.     CARGOES:

 

A.          SALES ORDER NO.:     5000192954

                        COMMODITY:               WHEAT IN 50 KG BAGS

                        CARGO:                       80 NET METRIC TONS

            LOADPORT:                 SEE SPECIAL NOTE *A BELOW

AVAILABILITY DATE:    SEE SPECIAL NOTE *B BELOW

FINAL DESTINATION:    GRANADA, NICARAGUA

 

AS PER U.S. FOOD AID BOOKING NOTE CLAUSE 2(C)(ii)  - FLOOR DELIVERY APPLIES.

 

SPECIAL NOTES:

 

A.    CARRIERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO OFFER ON ANY/ALL “FAS POINTS” AND “BRIDGE POINTS” AS LISTED ON THE USDA DOCUMENTS “APPROVED PORTS/TERMINALS” AND FORM KC-362 AND ALL “INTERMODAL PLANT POINTS” AS LISTED ON FORM KC-362.

 

B.    AVAILABILITY/AT PORT DATE FOR COMMODITY DELIVERIES F.A.S. VESSEL IS MARCH 5, 2014.  THE POTENTIAL SHIPPING PERIODS FOR BIDS AT THE PLANT OR BRIDGEPOINT LOCATIONS CAN BE FOUND IN THE COMMODITY SOLICITATION.  THE AVAILABILITY/AT PORT AND SHIPPING PERIODS ARE THE CONTRACTUAL REQUIREMENT OF THE SUPPLIER(S), SUCCESSFUL OCEAN CARRIER(S) ARE ENCOURAGED TO COORDINATE WITH SUPPLIER(S) TO ENSURE A SMOOTH LOADING AND/OR TRANSFER OPERATION

 

3.   CARGO IS TO BE DELIVERED TO THE RECEIVERS WAREHOUSES, IN THE ABOVE    REFERENCED CITIES, WITHIN NICARAGUA UNDER THROUGH BILL(S) OF LADING AT       OWNER’S TIME, RISK AND EXPENSE. CARGO IS TO BE UNLOADED AND STACKED IN         RECEIVER’S WAREHOUSES AT FINAL DESTINATION POINTS AT OWNER’S TIME, RISK AND             EXPENSE. CARRIERS TO ARRANGE ALL CUSTOMS CLEARANCE AND FORMALITIES         AND PASSAGE AT THE DISCHARGE PORT AND FORMALITIES AT ALL POINTS OF ENTRY AT       CARRIERS EXPENSE. ALL NECESSARY SECURITY MEASURES SHOULD BE TAKEN TO        INSURE SAFE       ARRIVAL OF PROJECT CONCERN’S CARGOES AT EACH OF THEIR     RESPECTIVE    WAREHOUSES.

     

      OWNERS TO PROVIDE THE NAME OF THE INLAND CONTRACTOR PRIOR TO CHARTERER’S/USDA FINAL APPROVAL OF THE FREIGHT FIXTURE.

4.   ALL CARGO MUST BE FUMIGATED AT OWNER’S TIME, RISK AND EXPENSE.

 

5.   CARGOES MUST BE CONTAINERIZED.

6.   TERMS: FULL BERTH TERMS, ALL INCLUSIVE. NO DEMURRAGE/NO

DESPATCH/NO DETENTION ON VESSELS, CONTAINERS, TRAILERS, TRUCKS AND/OR RAILCARS BENDS.

     

      7.   THE FOLLOWING APPLIES TO ALL CONTAINERIZED CARGO:

 

A)         MINIMUM CONTAINER LOAD REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.


B)         CARGO IS TO BE STUFFED INTO CONTAINERS AT OWNER’S TIME,RISK AND             EXPENSE. CARRIER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR STRIPPING CARGO FROM CONTAINER         AND STACKING IN RECEIVER’S WAREHOUSES AT CARRIER’S TIME, RISK AND           EXPENSE. IT IS CARRIERS RESPONSIBILITY TO PROVIDE NECESSARY EQUIPMENT        FOR STRIPPING (UNSTUFFING) OF CONTAINERS AT FINAL DESTINATIONS.

C)         CONTAINER SHALL BE INSPECTED PRIOR TO LOADING AND AN INSPECTION CERTIFICATE OBTAINED WHICH ENSURES THAT THE CONTAINER IS CLEAN, DRY, FREE OF INSECT INFESTATION AND ODOR, AND IS IN CONDITION TO LOAD AND CARRY FOOD COMMODITIES.

 

D)         CARRIER MUST CERTIFY THAT EACH CONTAINER UTILIZED TO LOAD THESE CARGOES IS:


(1)        IN WIND AND WATER TIGHT CONDITION;
(2)        NOT MORE THAN TEN (10) YEARS OLD;
(3)        NOT A SALVAGED CONTAINER OR MUSTERED OUT FROM REUGLAR

 SERVICE.

 

AS A CONDITION OF PAYMENT, CARRIER MUST PROVIDE TO PANALPINA, INC. AN INDEPENDENT SURVEY REPORT ATTESTING TO THE SATISFACTORY CONDITION OF CONTAINERS. SURVEY IS TO BE PERFORMED PRIOR TO LOADING THESE CARGOES.

E)         COSTS FOR ALL CONTAINER INSPECTIONS SHALL BE FOR THE ACCOUNT OF THE                OCEAN CARRIER.

 

8.         FOR INTERMODAL CARGOES: CARRIERS MUST COMPLY WITH SUPPLIER’S LOAD AND CAPACITY CAPABILITIES. IF THE CARRIER FAILS TO COMPLY WITH SUPPLIER’S LOAD CAPABILITIES, ANY COSTS INCURRED BY CCC INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CARRYING CHARGES, LIQUIDATED DAMAGES, AND STORAGE WILL BE FOR THE CARRIER’S ACCOUNT. IF CONTAINERS/RAILCARS/TRUCKS ARE PLACED AT THE SUPPLIER’S PLANT, CARRIER MUST ENSURE THAT CONTAINERS/RAILCARS/TRUCKS ARE PLACED AT THE PLANT BY THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE SUPPLIER’S SHIPPING PERIOD AND SUPPLY CONTAINERS/RAILCARS/TRUCKS ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS UNTIL THE SUPPLIER FULFILLS HIS CONTRACT QUANTITY.


9.         PROJECT CONCERN INTERNATIONAL REQUIRES THAT CARGO ARRIVE AT DISCHARGE        PORT NOT LATER THAN 15 DAYS FROM COMPLETION OF LOADING. THEREFORE DDA             APPLIES AS OUTLINED IN THE U.S. FOOD AID BOOKING NOTE DATED NOVEMBER 1, 2004

 

10.        CARRIERS ARE FULLY AND SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PENALTY ASSESSED AGAINST THE CARGO BY U.S. CUSTOMS ENFORCED COMPLIANCE PROGRAM FOR OUTBOUND DOCUMENTATION DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART TO CARRIER’S DELAY IN VERIFYING THE FINAL LOAD COUNT AND PROVIDING SAID COUNT TO PANALPINA, INC.

 

11.        OFFERS FROM NVOCC’S WILL BE CONSIDERED AS NON-RESPONSIVE.

 

12.        NON U.S. FLAG VESSELS MUST BE REGISTERED IN LLOYDS OR EQUIVALENT AND MUST NOT BE MORE THAN 20 YEARS OLD.

 

13.        VESSEL’S DETAILED ITINERARY AND CURRENT POSITION IS TO BE STATED IN OFFER AND SHOULD PROVIDE ESTIMATED SAILING DATE FROM LOADPORT, AND ESTIMATED ETA AT DISCHARGE PORT.

 

14.        OFFER TO PROVIDE BREAKDOWN OF FREIGHT RATE AS FOLLOWS:


A)         OCEAN TRANSPORTATION,

B)         INLAND TRANSPORTATION (BOTH DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN),

C)         STACKING OF THE CARGO AT RECEIVER’S WAREHOUSE,

D)         FUMIGATION COSTS.

 

15.        ISM AND ISPS CODE COMPLIANCE. CARRIER GUARANTEES THAT THIS VESSEL IS   REQUIRED BY THE ISM (NON SELF-PROPELLED BARGES ARE EXEMPT), AND ISPS CODE    ISSUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SAFETY OF LIFE         AT SEA (1974) AS AMENDED (SOLAS) COMPLIES FULLY WITH THE INTERNATIONAL SAFETY         MANAGEMENT (ISM) CODE AND THE INTERNATIONAL SHIP AND PORT FACILITIES             SECURITY (ISPS) CODE AND WILL REMAIN SO FOR THE ENTIRETY OF HER EMPLOYMENT   UNDER THIS BOOKING NOTE. UPON REQUEST, CARRIERS TO PROVIDE SHIPPERS WITH A           COPY OF THE RELEVANT DOCUMENT OF COMPLIANCE (DOC) AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT      CERTIFICATE (SMC) IN REGARD TO THE ISM CODE AND THE INTERNATIONAL SHIP             SECURITY CERTIFICATE (ISSC) IN REGARD TO THE ISPS CODE. CARRIERS ARE TO       REAMIN FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL CONSEQUENCES FROM MATTERS             ARISING AS A RESULT OF THE CARRIER OR THE VESSEL BEING OUT OF COMPLIANCE        WITH THE ISM AND ISPS CODE.

 

16.        SUBSTANDARD VESSELS: SECTION 408 OF THE COAST GUARD AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 1998, PUBLIC LAW 105-383 (46 USC PARAGRAPH 2302(E)), ESTABLISHES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 1999, WITH RESPECT TO NON-US FLAG VESSELS AND OPERATORS/OWNERS, THAT SUBSTANDARD VESSELS AND VESSELS OPERATED BY OPERATORS/OWNERS OF SUBSTANDARD VESSELS ARE PROHIBITED FROM THE CARRIAGE OF GOVERNMENT IMPELLED (PREFERENCE)CARGO(ES) FOR UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER SUCH SUBSTANDARD DETERMINATION HAS BEEN PUBLISHED ELECTRONICALLY. AS THE CARGO ADVERTISED IN THIS IFB IS A GOVERNMENT IMPELLED (PREFERENCE) CARGO, OFFERORS MUST WARRANT THAT VESSEL(S) AND OWNERS/OPERATORS ARE NOT DISQUALIFIED TO CARRY SUCH GOVERNMENT IMPELLED (PREFERENCE) CARGO(ES).

 

17.        CARRIERS SHALL INCLUDE ALL ACTUAL AND ANTICIPATED WAR RISK INSURANCE PREMIUMS IN THEIR OFFERED RATES. OWNER BEARS THE RISK OF ANY INCREASE IN WAR RISK INSURANCE PREMIUMS."

 

18.        THE USDA KANSAS CITY COMMODITY OFFICE NOTICE TO THE TRADE EOD-68 DATED MAY 5, 2000 “CHANGE IN VLO REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES” IS HEREBY INCORPORATED. A COPY OF NOTICE CAN BE OBTAINED FROM THE FOLLOWING FTP SITE: HTTP://WWW.FSA.USDA.GOV/DACO/EOD_NOTICES/EOD68.PDF.

19.        IF CARGO AND/OR VESSEL IS FOUND TO BE INFESTED AT DISCHARGE PORT AND PROVIDED CLEAN BILLS OF LADING WERE ISSUED, FUMIGATION TO BE AT OWNERS TIME, RISK AND EXPENSE.

 

20.        SHIPMENT OF COMMODITIES IN ONE VESSEL IS PREFERRED.  NIGHT OFFLOADING IS NOT ALLOWED.

 

21.        SHIPMENT OF SPLIT BOOKINGS ARE NOT ALLOWED (ALL CARGO UNDER ONE BOOKING MUST BE SHIPPED TOGETHER).

 

22.        FREIGHT PAYMENT WILL BE MADE THROUGH WBSCM.

 

23.        FURTHER DETAILS AND ADDITIONAL TERMS ARE SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF U.S. FOOD AID BOOKING NOTE DATED NOVEMBER 1, 2004, WHICH ARE FULLY INCOPORATED HEREIN.

24.        ALL FREIGHT OFFERS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY VIA THE WEB BASED SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (WBSCM) SYSTEM.  SUBMISSION OF OFFERS BY AN OTHER MEANS WILL RESULT IN THE OFFER DEEMED AS NONRESPONSIVE.

     

      THE WBSCM SYSTEM CAN BE ACCESSED THROUGH THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE:

      http://www.fas.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=coop&topic-wbs

 

      CARRIERS MUST BE ASSIGNED A USDA E-AUTHENTICATION LOGON ID AND PASSWORD

      TO ACCESS THE WBSCM SYSTEM.

 

      CONTACT THE WBSCM HELP DESK FOR INFORMATION REGARDING LOGON IDS, PASSWORDS, AND WBSCM SYSTEM QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS:

 

                  TELEPHONE:  (877) 927-2648

                  E-MAIL:  WBSCMhelp@ams.usda.gov

 

      ALL FREIGHT OFFERS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 1000 HRS U.S. CENTRAL TIME (1100 HRS WASHINGTON, D.C. TIME) ON JANUARY 29, 2014.

 

      ONLY OFFERS THAT ARE RESPONSIVE TO THE TERMS OF THE TENDER WILL BE CONSIDERED AND NO NEGOTIATION WILL BE PERMITTED.

 

      NO PHONE OFFERS OR OFFERS VIA E-MAIL WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

25.        CHARTERERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR REJECT ANY AND/OR ALL OFFERS.

 

26.        TOTAL COMMISSIONS:  2.5%.  IF OFFERED DIRECT, 2.5% TO PANALPINA, INC. IF OFFERED THROUGH A BROKER, 2/3 OF 2.5% TO PANALPINA, INC. AND 1/3 OF 2.5% TO OWNER’S BROKER.

 

27.         FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL PANALPINA, INC. AT (703) 674-2317.

 

 

 

 

 

IFB# 13-012P Nicaragua Tender

January 9, 2014

 

 

Freight Tender: Project Concern – Food For Education Cargoes to Nicaragua                


PANALPINA, INC. FOR AND ON BEHALF OF PROJECT CONCERN INTERNATIONAL REQUESTS OFFERS OF U.S. AND NON U.S. FLAG FIRM OFFERS FOR CARRIAGE OF THE FOLLOWING CARGOES, VIA THROUGH BILL OF LADING, THROUGH THE MCGOVERN DOLE INTERNATIONAL FOOD FOR EDUCATION AND CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAM :

 

1.        DATE:                         JANUARY 9, 2014

      RFP NO.:                     PCI-NI-FFE-13-012P

      INVITATION NO.:         014A

      WBSCM FREIGHT SOLICITATION # 2000002275

      WBSCM COMMODITY SOLICITATION #2000002274

 

2.      CARGOES:

 

A.           SALES ORDER NO.:    5000192954

                        COMMODITY:              WHEAT IN 50 KG BAGS

                        CARGO:                       80 NET METRIC TONS

            LOADPORT:                 SEE SPECIAL NOTE *A BELOW

AVAILABILITY DATE:   SEE SPECIAL NOTE *B BELOW

FINAL DESTINATION:              GRANADA, NICARAGUA

 

AS PER U.S. FOOD AID BOOKING NOTE CLAUSE 2(C)(ii)  - FLOOR DELIVERY APPLIES.

 

SPECIAL NOTES:

 

A.     CARRIERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO OFFER ON ANY/ALL “FAS POINTS” AND “BRIDGE POINTS” AS LISTED ON THE USDA DOCUMENTS “APPROVED PORTS/TERMINALS” AND FORM KC-362 AND ALL “INTERMODAL PLANT POINTS” AS LISTED ON FORM KC-362.

 

B.     AVAILABILITY/AT PORT DATE FOR COMMODITY DELIVERIES F.A.S. VESSEL IS MARCH 20, 2014.  THE POTENTIAL SHIPPING PERIODS FOR BIDS AT THE PLANT OR BRIDGEPOINT LOCATIONS CAN BE FOUND IN THE COMMODITY SOLICITATION.  THE AVAILABILITY/AT PORT AND SHIPPING PERIODS ARE THE CONTRACTUAL REQUIREMENT OF THE SUPPLIER(S), SUCCESSFUL OCEAN CARRIER(S) ARE ENCOURAGED TO COORDINATE WITH SUPPLIER(S) TO ENSURE A SMOOTH LOADING AND/OR TRANSFER OPERATION

 

3.   CARGO IS TO BE DELIVERED TO THE RECEIVERS WAREHOUSES, IN THE ABOVE       REFERENCED CITIES, WITHIN NICARAGUA UNDER THROUGH BILL(S) OF LADING AT       OWNER’S TIME, RISK AND EXPENSE. CARGO IS TO BE UNLOADED AND STACKED IN      RECEIVER’S WAREHOUSES AT FINAL DESTINATION POINTS AT OWNER’S TIME, RISK AND EXPENSE. CARRIERS TO ARRANGE ALL CUSTOMS CLEARANCE AND FORMALITIES        AND PASSAGE AT THE DISCHARGE PORT AND FORMALITIES AT ALL POINTS OF ENTRY AT      CARRIERS EXPENSE. ALL NECESSARY SECURITY MEASURES SHOULD BE TAKEN TO     INSURE SAFE ARRIVAL OF PROJECT CONCERN’S CARGOES AT EACH OF THEIR           RESPECTIVE   WAREHOUSES.

     

      OWNERS TO PROVIDE THE NAME OF THE INLAND CONTRACTOR PRIOR TO       CHARTERER’S/USDA FINAL APPROVAL OF THE FREIGHT FIXTURE.

4.   ALL CARGO MUST BE FUMIGATED AT OWNER’S TIME, RISK AND EXPENSE.

 

5.   CARGOES MUST BE CONTAINERIZED.

6.   TERMS: FULL BERTH TERMS, ALL INCLUSIVE. NO DEMURRAGE/NO

DESPATCH/NO DETENTION ON VESSELS, CONTAINERS, TRAILERS, TRUCKS AND/OR RAILCARS BENDS.

     

      7.   THE FOLLOWING APPLIES TO ALL CONTAINERIZED CARGO:

 

A)         MINIMUM CONTAINER LOAD REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.


B)         CARGO IS TO BE STUFFED INTO CONTAINERS AT OWNER’S TIME,RISK AND             EXPENSE. CARRIER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR STRIPPING CARGO FROM CONTAINER    AND STACKING IN RECEIVER’S WAREHOUSES AT CARRIER’S TIME, RISK AND        EXPENSE. IT IS CARRIERS RESPONSIBILITY TO PROVIDE NECESSARY EQUIPMENT       FOR STRIPPING (UNSTUFFING) OF CONTAINERS AT FINAL DESTINATIONS.

C)        CONTAINER SHALL BE INSPECTED PRIOR TO LOADING AND AN INSPECTION CERTIFICATE OBTAINED WHICH ENSURES THAT THE CONTAINER IS CLEAN, DRY, FREE OF INSECT INFESTATION AND ODOR, AND IS IN CONDITION TO LOAD AND CARRY FOOD COMMODITIES.

 

D)        CARRIER MUST CERTIFY THAT EACH CONTAINER UTILIZED TO LOAD THESE CARGOES IS:


(1)        IN WIND AND WATER TIGHT CONDITION;
(2)        NOT MORE THAN TEN (10) YEARS OLD;
(3)        NOT A SALVAGED CONTAINER OR MUSTERED OUT FROM REUGLAR

 SERVICE.

 

AS A CONDITION OF PAYMENT, CARRIER MUST PROVIDE TO PANALPINA, INC. AN INDEPENDENT SURVEY REPORT ATTESTING TO THE SATISFACTORY CONDITION OF CONTAINERS. SURVEY IS TO BE PERFORMED PRIOR TO LOADING THESE CARGOES.

E)         COSTS FOR ALL CONTAINER INSPECTIONS SHALL BE FOR THE ACCOUNT OF THE                        OCEAN CARRIER.

 

8.         FOR INTERMODAL CARGOES: CARRIERS MUST COMPLY WITH SUPPLIER’S LOAD AND CAPACITY CAPABILITIES. IF THE CARRIER FAILS TO COMPLY WITH SUPPLIER’S LOAD CAPABILITIES, ANY COSTS INCURRED BY CCC INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CARRYING CHARGES, LIQUIDATED DAMAGES, AND STORAGE WILL BE FOR THE CARRIER’S ACCOUNT. IF CONTAINERS/RAILCARS/TRUCKS ARE PLACED AT THE SUPPLIER’S PLANT, CARRIER MUST ENSURE THAT CONTAINERS/RAILCARS/TRUCKS ARE PLACED AT THE PLANT BY THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE SUPPLIER’S SHIPPING PERIOD AND SUPPLY CONTAINERS/RAILCARS/TRUCKS ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS UNTIL THE SUPPLIER FULFILLS HIS CONTRACT QUANTITY.


9.         PROJECT CONCERN INTERNATIONAL REQUIRES THAT CARGO ARRIVE AT DISCHARGE    PORT NOT LATER THAN 15 DAYS FROM COMPLETION OF LOADING. THEREFORE DDA       APPLIES AS OUTLINED IN THE U.S. FOOD AID BOOKING NOTE DATED NOVEMBER 1, 2004

 

10.       CARRIERS ARE FULLY AND SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PENALTY ASSESSED AGAINST THE CARGO BY U.S. CUSTOMS ENFORCED COMPLIANCE PROGRAM FOR OUTBOUND DOCUMENTATION DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART TO CARRIER’S DELAY IN VERIFYING THE FINAL LOAD COUNT AND PROVIDING SAID COUNT TO PANALPINA, INC.

 

11.       OFFERS FROM NVOCC’S WILL BE CONSIDERED AS NON-RESPONSIVE.

 

12.       NON U.S. FLAG VESSELS MUST BE REGISTERED IN LLOYDS OR EQUIVALENT AND MUST NOT BE MORE THAN 20 YEARS OLD.

 

13.       VESSEL’S DETAILED ITINERARY AND CURRENT POSITION IS TO BE STATED IN OFFER AND SHOULD PROVIDE ESTIMATED SAILING DATE FROM LOADPORT, AND ESTIMATED ETA AT DISCHARGE PORT.

 

14.       OFFER TO PROVIDE BREAKDOWN OF FREIGHT RATE AS FOLLOWS:


A)         OCEAN TRANSPORTATION,

B)         INLAND TRANSPORTATION (BOTH DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN),

C)        STACKING OF THE CARGO AT RECEIVER’S WAREHOUSE,

D)        FUMIGATION COSTS.

 

15.       ISM AND ISPS CODE COMPLIANCE. CARRIER GUARANTEES THAT THIS VESSEL IS             REQUIRED BY THE ISM (NON SELF-PROPELLED BARGES ARE EXEMPT), AND ISPS CODE ISSUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SAFETY OF LIFE           AT SEA (1974) AS AMENDED (SOLAS) COMPLIES FULLY WITH THE INTERNATIONAL SAFETY       MANAGEMENT (ISM) CODE AND THE INTERNATIONAL SHIP AND PORT FACILITIES            SECURITY (ISPS) CODE AND WILL REMAIN SO FOR THE ENTIRETY OF HER EMPLOYMENT     UNDER THIS BOOKING NOTE. UPON REQUEST, CARRIERS TO PROVIDE SHIPPERS WITH A COPY OF THE RELEVANT DOCUMENT OF COMPLIANCE (DOC) AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT    CERTIFICATE (SMC) IN REGARD TO THE ISM CODE AND THE INTERNATIONAL SHIP       SECURITY CERTIFICATE (ISSC) IN REGARD TO THE ISPS CODE. CARRIERS ARE TO    REAMIN FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL CONSEQUENCES FROM MATTERS             ARISING AS A RESULT OF THE CARRIER OR THE VESSEL BEING OUT OF COMPLIANCE     WITH THE ISM AND ISPS CODE.

 

16.       SUBSTANDARD VESSELS: SECTION 408 OF THE COAST GUARD AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 1998, PUBLIC LAW 105-383 (46 USC PARAGRAPH 2302(E)), ESTABLISHES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 1999, WITH RESPECT TO NON-US FLAG VESSELS AND OPERATORS/OWNERS, THAT SUBSTANDARD VESSELS AND VESSELS OPERATED BY OPERATORS/OWNERS OF SUBSTANDARD VESSELS ARE PROHIBITED FROM THE CARRIAGE OF GOVERNMENT IMPELLED (PREFERENCE)CARGO(ES) FOR UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER SUCH SUBSTANDARD DETERMINATION HAS BEEN PUBLISHED ELECTRONICALLY. AS THE CARGO ADVERTISED IN THIS IFB IS A GOVERNMENT IMPELLED (PREFERENCE) CARGO, OFFERORS MUST WARRANT THAT VESSEL(S) AND OWNERS/OPERATORS ARE NOT DISQUALIFIED TO CARRY SUCH GOVERNMENT IMPELLED (PREFERENCE) CARGO(ES).

 

17.       CARRIERS SHALL INCLUDE ALL ACTUAL AND ANTICIPATED WAR RISK INSURANCE PREMIUMS IN THEIR OFFERED RATES. OWNER BEARS THE RISK OF ANY INCREASE IN WAR RISK INSURANCE PREMIUMS."

 

18.       THE USDA KANSAS CITY COMMODITY OFFICE NOTICE TO THE TRADE EOD-68 DATED MAY 5, 2000 “CHANGE IN VLO REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES” IS HEREBY INCORPORATED. A COPY OF NOTICE CAN BE OBTAINED FROM THE FOLLOWING FTP SITE: HTTP://WWW.FSA.USDA.GOV/DACO/EOD_NOTICES/EOD68.PDF.

19.       IF CARGO AND/OR VESSEL IS FOUND TO BE INFESTED AT DISCHARGE PORT AND PROVIDED CLEAN BILLS OF LADING WERE ISSUED, FUMIGATION TO BE AT OWNERS TIME, RISK AND EXPENSE.

 

20.       SHIPMENT OF COMMODITIES IN ONE VESSEL IS PREFERRED.  NIGHT OFFLOADING IS NOT ALLOWED.

 

21.       SHIPMENT OF SPLIT BOOKINGS ARE NOT ALLOWED (ALL CARGO UNDER ONE BOOKING MUST BE SHIPPED TOGETHER).

 

22.       FREIGHT PAYMENT WILL BE MADE THROUGH WBSCM.

 

23.       FURTHER DETAILS AND ADDITIONAL TERMS ARE SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF U.S. FOOD AID BOOKING NOTE DATED NOVEMBER 1, 2004, WHICH ARE FULLY INCOPORATED HEREIN.

24.       ALL FREIGHT OFFERS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY VIA THE WEB BASED SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (WBSCM) SYSTEM.  SUBMISSION OF OFFERS BY AN OTHER MEANS WILL RESULT IN THE OFFER DEEMED AS NONRESPONSIVE.

     

      THE WBSCM SYSTEM CAN BE ACCESSED THROUGH THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE:

      http://www.fas.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=coop&topic-wbs

 

      CARRIERS MUST BE ASSIGNED A USDA E-AUTHENTICATION LOGON ID AND PASSWORD

      TO ACCESS THE WBSCM SYSTEM.

 

      CONTACT THE WBSCM HELP DESK FOR INFORMATION REGARDING LOGON IDS, PASSWORDS, AND WBSCM SYSTEM QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS:

 

                  TELEPHONE:  (877) 927-2648

                  E-MAIL:  WBSCMhelp@ams.usda.gov

 

      ALL FREIGHT OFFERS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 1000 HRS U.S. CENTRAL TIME (1100 HRS WASHINGTON, D.C. TIME) ON JANUARY 16, 2014.

 

      ONLY OFFERS THAT ARE RESPONSIVE TO THE TERMS OF THE TENDER WILL BE CONSIDERED AND NO NEGOTIATION WILL BE PERMITTED.

 

      NO PHONE OFFERS OR OFFERS VIA E-MAIL WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

25.       CHARTERERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR REJECT ANY AND/OR ALL OFFERS.

 

26.       TOTAL COMMISSIONS:  2.5%.  IF OFFERED DIRECT, 2.5% TO PANALPINA, INC. IF OFFERED THROUGH A BROKER, 2/3 OF 2.5% TO PANALPINA, INC. AND 1/3 OF 2.5% TO OWNER’S BROKER.

 

27.        FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL PANALPINA, INC. AT (703) 674-2317.