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03-001P

Award  5.27.03

AA. BKA NO: FFTP-FY2003SA 
CARGO: UP TO 24,120 NMT
COMMODITY: NONFAT DRY MILK - 25K BAGS 
LOAD PORT: INTERMODAL – EVERSON WA 
INTERMODAL – SPOKANE WA 
INTERMODAL – FERNDALE WA 
INTERMODAL – LYNDEN WA 

DISPORT: (A) SANTO TOMAS DE CASTILLA, GUATEMALA – 5,800 NMT
CARRIER: ACT (USA FLAG)
USD 263.00 PER GMT 

(B) PUERTO CORTES, HONDURAS – 1,200 NMT
CARRIER: P&O NEDLLOYD (FOREIGN FLAG)
USD 127.00 PER GMT

(C) ACAJUTLA, EL SALVADOR – 1,000 NMT
CARRIER: ACT (USA FLAG)
USD 353.00 PER GMT 

(D) CORINTO, NICARAGUA – 2,000 NMT
CARRIER: ACT (USA FLAG)
USD 353.00 PER GMT

(E) BELIZE CITY, BELIZE – 320 NMT
CARRIER: MAYBANK SHIPPING (USA FLAG)
USD 495.00 PER GMT

(F) ROUSEAU, DOMINICA – 80 NMT
CARRIER: MAYBANK SHIPPING (USA FLAG)
USD 440.00 PER GMT

(G) RIO HAINA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – 1,260 NMT
CARRIER: ODYSSEA SHIPPING (USA FLAG)
USD 273.50 PER GMT

(H) ST. GEORGE, GRENADA – 360 NMT
CARRIER: MAYBANK SHIPPING (USA FLAG)
USD 495.00 PER GMT

(I) GEORGETOWN, GUYANA – 2,400 NMT
CARRIER: MAYBANK SHIPPING (USA FLAG)
USD 420.00 PER GMT

(J) PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – 4,500 NMT
CARRIER: ACT (USA FLAG)
USD 308.00 PER GMT

(K) KINGSTON, JAMAICA – 4,600 NMT
CARRIER: P&O NEDLLOYD (FOREIGN FLAG)
USD 166.00 PER GMT 

(L) CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA – 240 NMT
CARRIER: P&O NEDLLOYD (FOREIGN FLAG)
USD 133.00 PER GMT

(M) KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT – 120 NMT
CARRIER: MAYBANK SHIPPING (USA FLAG)
USD 470.00 PER GMT

(N) PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD – 240 NMT
CARRIER: MAYBANK SHIPPING (USA FLAG)
USD 420.00 PER GMT

Tender 3.14.03

Freight Tender: FFTP, Mllk Parcels to Caribbean / Cent America (03/14/03).
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BKA LOGISTICS LLC, AS AGENTS FOR AND ON BEHALF OF FOOD FOR THE POOR, INC. 
(FFTP), REQUESTS U.S. AND NON U.S. FLAG LINER OFFERS FOR CARRIAGE OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION 416(B), VIA CONTAINER SERVICE ONLY, UNDER A SERVICE CONTRACT(S):
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IFB NUMBER: 03-001P.
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AA. BKA NO: FFTP-FY2003SA 
CARGO: UP TO 24,120 NMT
COMMODITY: NONFAT DRY MILK - 25K BAGS 
LOAD PORT: INTERMODAL – EVERSON WA (SEE NOTE 9)
INTERMODAL – SPOKANE WA (SEE NOTE 9)
INTERMODAL – FERNDALE WA (SEE NOTE 9)
INTERMODAL – LYNDEN WA (SEE NOTE 9)
DISPORT: (A) SANTO TOMAS DE CASTILLA, GUATEMALA – 5,800 NMT
(B) PUERTO CORTES, HONDURAS – 1,200 NMT
(C) ACAJUTLA, EL SALVADOR – 1,000 NMT
(D) CORINTO, NICARAGUA – 2,000 NMT
(E) BELIZE CITY, BELIZE – 320 NMT
(F) ROUSEAU, DOMINICA – 80 NMT
(G) RIO HAINA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – 1,260 NMT
(H) ST. GEORGE, GRENADA – 360 NMT
(I) GEORGETOWN, GUYANA – 2,400 NMT
(J) PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – 4,500 NMT
(K) KINGSTON, JAMAICA – 4,600 NMT
(L) CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA – 240 NMT
(M) KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT – 120 NMT
(N) PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD – 240 NMT
AVAIL: AS PER THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE / PLAN: 
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IT IS THE DESIRE OF FFTP AND USDA TO MAINTAIN A FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE FOR LOADINGS AND DEPARTURES TO MEET THE PROGRAM NEEDS OF THE RECIPIENTS. AS SUCH, INITIAL SHIPMENTS WILL BE APPROX 1/12TH OF THE TOTALS PER COUNTRY AS PROVIDED ABOVE (A MINIMUM OF ONE SHIPPING CONTAINER).
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AFTER LIFTINGS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED FOR THE INITIAL LOADS, RECEIVERS WILL ADVISE FFTP/BKA OF THEIR INVENTORY REQUIREMENTS A MINIMUM OF 40 DAYS IN ADVANCE OF PROJECTED NEED IN COUNTRY. BKA WILL SEND A NOTICE TO THE SELECTED CARRIER(S) OF THE RECEIVERS NEED (INCLUDING REQUIRED ARRIVAL OF CARGO IN COUNTRY), THIS NOTICE WILL ALSO INCLUDE FORMAL NOMINATION OF LOAD POINT(S) IN THE U.S.A. AND AVAILABILITY DATE(s) FOR SPOTTING CONTAINER(S). CARRIER WILL BE REQUIRED TO SPOT CONTAINERS FOR LOADING WITHIN 2 DAYS OF THE CARGO AVAIL DATE.
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ON THE ABOVE:
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TERMS: FULL BERTH TERMS, ALL INCLUSIVE. NO DEMURRAGE / NO
DESPATCH/ NO DETENTION ON VESSELS/CONTAINERS/TRAILERS BENDS.
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NOTE 1: THE ABOVE DATES APPLY TO CONTRACTUAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE 
VENDOR. OFFERORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CORDINATE WITH VENDORS
TO ENSURE A SMOOTH LOADING OPERATION.
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NOTE 2: CARRIER MUST CERTIFY THAT EACH CONTAINER UTILIZED TO LOAD
FFTP CARGO IS: (A) IN WIND AND WATER TIGHT
CONDITION; (B) NOT MORE THAN TEN (10) YEARS OLD; AND, (C)
NOT A SALVAGED CONTAINER OR MUSTERED OUT FROM REGULAR
SERVICE. AS A CONDITION OF PAYMENT, CARRIER MUST PROVIDE
BKA A FGIS SURVEY REPORT ATTESTING TO THE SATISFACTORY 
CONDITION OF CONTAINERS. SURVEY IS TO BE PERFORMED PRIOR 
TO LOADING FFTP CARGOES.
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NOTE 3: CONTAINERS, IF CONTRACTED BASIS FAS LOADPORT, ARE TO BE LOADED BY 
CARRIER AT CARRIERS TIME, RISK, AND EXPENSE. NO MINIMUM CONTAINER LOAD 
REQUIREMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR FAS, BRIDGE OR INTERMODAL CARGOES.
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NOTE 4: UNLESS CONTRACTED ON BASIS OF INTERMODAL OR BRIDGE POINT,
COMMODITY TO BE DELIVERED TO LOADPORT ON AN FAS BASIS.
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NOTE 5: DUE TO URGENT NEED TO MAINTAIN CARGO SCHEDULE INTEGRITY,
A LOADING DELAY ASSESSMENT (LDA) OF USD 1.00 PER METRIC
TON PER DAY, OR PRO-RATA, WILL BE IMPOSED. THE LDA WILL
BE ASSESSED FOR EACH DAY, OR PRO-RATA, BEYOND THE CONTRACTED 
LOAD DATE, PLUS A SEVEN (7) DAY GRACE PERIOD, THAT VESSEL 
FAILS TO PRESENT, AND BE ACCEPTED, AT THE
FIRST (OR SOLE) LOAD PORT TO LOAD FFTP PARCELS. 
LDA, IF ANY, WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM OCEAN FREIGHT PAYMENT
AGAINST EACH BILL OF LADING ISSUED.
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NOTE 6: IN KEEPING WITH U.S. CUSTOMS' ENFORCED COMPLIANCE PROGRAM
FOR OUTBOUND DOCUMENTATION, CARRIERS ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
THAT ANY PENALTY ASSESSED AGAINST THE CARGO, DUE IN WHOLE
OR IN PART TO DELAY BY CARRIER IN VERIFYING FINAL LOAD
COUNT AND PROVIDING SAME TO BKA, WILL BE SOLELY FOR
CARRIER'S ACCOUNT.
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NOTE 7: CARRIERS ARE REQUIRED TO OFFER BASIS: 
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CARRIER TO DELIVER CARGO CONTAINERS TO PORT(S) OF DISCHARGE AS 
CONTRACTED (I.E. ON A PORT TO PORT BASIS). CARRIER TO GRANT 21 DAYS 
FREE-TIME FOR EACH CONTAINER AND PERMIT FFTP TO DRAY SAME TO RECEIVERS WAREHOUSE(S) FOR UNSTUFFING. FREE-TIME TO START UPON CONTAINER(S) ARRIVAL AT CARRIERS OWN OR DESIGNATED CONTAINER YARD AND TO CEASE UPON RETURN OF EMPTY CONTAINER TO 
CARRIER AT DESIGNATED CONTAINER YARD. 
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NOTE 8: CARRIER TO GUARANTEE COMMENCEMENT OF CARGO ARRIVAL AT
PORT(S) OF DISCHARGE AS CONTRACTED WITHIN 14 DAYS OF COMPLETION OF 
LOADING FFTP CARGO. A DELIVERY DELAY ASSESSMENT 
(DDA) OF USD 1.00 PER METRIC TON PER DAY, OR PRO-RATA, WILL BE ASSESSED 
FOR EACH DAY BEYOND THIS LIMIT. DDA, IF ANY, WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM 
OCEAN FREIGHT PAYMENT AGAINST EACH BILL OF LADING ISSUED.
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NOTE 9: SUPPLIER FULL DETAILS: 

INLAND EMPIRE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS INC., SPOKANE INDUSTRIAL PARK, NORTH 
3808 SULLIVAN ROAD, SPOKANE WA 99216, POC: MS. SHERRY WEST, TEL: 509-922-0944.

VAN DYK’S WAREHOUSE, EVERSON ROAD, EVERSON WA 98247, POC: PETER VAN 
DYK, TEL: 360-354-2052.

VAN DYK’S WAREHOUSE, 1970 EATON DRIVE, FERNDALE WA 98248, POC: PETER 
VAN DYK, TEL: 360-354-2052.

VAN DYK’S WAREHOUSE, 1450 VAN DYK ROAD, LYNDEN WA 98264, POC: PETER VAN 
DYK, TEL: 360-354-2052.

FFTP/USDA RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LOAD CARGOES FROM ANY/ALL OF THE ABOVE 
POINTS. FFTP/USDA WILL CONSIDER ALL OF THE ABOVE POINTS TO BE “ONE 
LOAD POINT” FOR PURPOSES OF RATES AND FREIGHT BOOKINGS.
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NOTE 10: 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.
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SPECIAL NOTES:
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INTENTION IS TO AWARD CONTRACTS OF CARRIAGE ON A DESTINATION BASIS. CARRIERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO OFFER FOR ALL DESTINATIONS.
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NO MINIMUM NUMBER OF CONTAINERS PER LIFTING WILL BE ACCEPTED.
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NO MINIMUM TONNAGE PER CONTAINER WILL BE ACCEPTED.
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TONNAGE IS CONSIDERED TO BE “UP TO”, FINAL TONNAGE AWARDED / LIFTED MAY BE LESS THAN ADVERTISED.
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CARRIER TO CONFIRM IN ITS OFFER THAT IT (A) MAINTAINS REGULAR SCHEDULED SERVICE TO THE DESTINATIONS ON WHICH IT OFFERS, AND (B) CAN, WHEN NOTIFIED BY FFTP/BKA, EFFECT THE LIFTING OF ORDER TONNAGE WITHIN 7 DAYS OF THE DESIRED LIFT DATE.
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CARRIER TO PROVIDE RATE QUOTES BASIS A VALIDITY THROUGH TO AND INCLUSIVE OF SEPT 30, 2003.
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- COMMODITY, LOADPORT, AND INTERMODAL POINT ABBREVIATIONS AS PER USDA
FORM KC-362. DELIVERY TERMS PER USDA NOTICE TO THE TRADE OF APRIL
5, 1995. FOR ANY COMMODITIES ALLOCATED BASIS INTERMODAL SUPPIER’S PLANT,
VESSEL OWNERS MUST COMPLY WITH SUPPLIER’S LOAD AND CAPACITY CAPABILITIES. 
IF THE VESSEL FAILS TO C0MPLY WITH SUPPLIER’S LOAD CAPABILITIES, ANY 
COSTS INCURRED BY CCC INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CARRYING CHARGES,
LIQUIDATED DAMAGES, STORAGE, WILL BE FOR THE VESSEL’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. OWNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE TO OFFER ONLY 
FOR VENDORS WHO MATCH OWNERS’ CAPABILITIES. OWNERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO 
REFER TO KC-362 FOR THE LIST OF PLANT LOCATIONS AND CAPABILITIES. IF 
SUPPLIER FAILS TO PROVIDE COMMODITY FOR LOADING DURING THE SPECIFIED 
SHIPPING PERIOD (OR BEYOND ALLOWABLE FREE TIME) DEMURRAGE, IF ANY, 
WILL BE FOR ACCOUNT OF SUPPLIER.
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- OWNERS GUARANTEE THAT THE PERFORMING VESSEL COMPLIES FULLY WITH THE
INTERNATIONAL SAFETY MANAGEMENT CODE (ISM), IF REQUIRED, AND IS IN
POSSESSION OF A VALID DOCUMENT OF COMPLIANCE AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT 
CERTIFICATE AND WILL REMAIN SO FOR THE ENTIRETY OF HER EMPLOYMENT
UNDER THIS CHARTER PARTY / BOOKING CONFIRMATION. OWNERS ARE TO PROVIDE 
SHIPPER / CHARTERER WITH SATISFACTORY EVIDENCE OF COMPLIANCE, IF REQUIRED
TO DO SO, AND TO REMAIN FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY/ALL CONSEQUENCES
RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ANY MATTERS ARISING IN CONNECTION
WITH THIS VESSEL AND THE ISM CODE.
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- THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE KANSAS CITY COMMODITY
OFFICE'S NOTICE TO THE TRADE EOD-68 OF MAY 5, 2000 REGARDING 
THE VESSEL LOADING OBSERVATIONS IS HEREBY INCORPORATED.
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- O'WISE SUBJECT TO FFTP SERVICE AGREEMENT.
- OFFERS MUST BE IDENTIFIED BY TENDER/IFB NUMBER AND ANY FUTURE
COMMUNICATION SHOULD ALSO IDENTIFY SAME BY TENDER OR CONTRACT
NUMBER.
- OFFERS FROM NVOCC'S WILL BE CONSIDERED AS NON-RESPONSIVE.
- OFFERS MUST INCLUDE:
VESSEL NAME / TYPE / FLAG / YEAR BUILT. ETA AT LOAD AND
DISCHARGE PORT. FULL STYLE OF CARRIER OFFERING. WHETHER
SERVICE IS DIRECT OR TRANSSHIPPED,CONTAINER OR BREAKBULK. 
STATEMENT THAT CARRIER IS A VOCC. OCEAN FREIGHT RATE TO BE IN
U.S. DOLLARS PER METRIC TON AND MUST BE ALL INCLUSIVE REPEAT
ALL INCLUSIVE.
- AS APPLICABLE, THE ALL INCLUSIVE RATE SUBMITTED MUST BREAKOUT 
THE FOLLOWING COMPONENTS: OCEAN FREIGHT AND DOMESTIC INLAND 
TRANSPORTATION. CARRIERS WHO DO NOT SUBMIT ALL INCLUSIVE
RATES AS OUTLINED ABOVE WILL BE CONSIDERED NON RESPONSIVE.
- ONLY SEALED, HAND DELIVERED OFFERS RECEIVED PRIOR TO TENDER
CLOSING TIME WILL BE ACCEPTED OR CONSIDERED. NO PHONE OFFERS WILL 
BE ACCEPTED.
- FFTP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR REJECT ANY AND ALL
OFFERS.
- FIXTURES RESULTING FROM THIS TENDER ARE SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY
FFTP AND USDA.
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OFFERS TO BE SUBMITTED TO: BKA LOGISTICS LLC, 1101 CONNECTICUT AVENUE N.W., SUITE 900, WASHINGTON D.C. 20036, BY 1100 HRS ET MARCH 20, 2003.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THIS SPECIFIC TENDER CONTACT:
BKA LOGISTICS LLC, 1101 CONECTICUT AVENUE NW, SUITE 900, WASHINGTON D.C.
20036. PHONE: 202-331-7395; TELEFAX: 202-331-7735; E-MAIL: JAMES.MEAD@BKALOGISTICS.NET OR MARK.MILLARD@BKALOGISTICS.NET

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