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Awards 10.06.03
03-018P

Request posting of the following awards apporved by USDA on 03 October
2003- 

A. AFGAHNISTAN FFP FY 2003-Freight Tender Nr: AFG-FFP-03-018, Inv 073D

1. Shipper: Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan (TISA)/Ministry of
Rural Rehabilitation & Development (MRRD)

Vessel owner: Lykes Lines Ltd., LLC
Vessel: US flag, P-1, as shown below
Routing: from Houston for 650 NMT and 660 NMT, and from Charleston for
the 1840 NMT to Bremerhaven, where cargo will be stripped from
containers and put in trucks for overland transport via Poland, Belarus,
Russia , Kazakhstan , Uzbekistan entering Afghanistan via Termiz to
delivery door warehouse in Kabul. Carrier states total transit time
about 58 days.
Cargo Description: cargoes are designated "urgent"; cargoes to be
delivered on a through bill of lading to receiver's warehouse listed in
the freight tender/booking note. 

a. Ref: 03AFG3338-01 
Booking Nr: AIDBL00165
USDA Tracking Nr: 03-018P-01
Cargo: 650 NMT Soybean Oil in 6/4 Liter Cans 
Available: September 25, 2003.
Load point: BHOU
Load port: HOUS
Vessel: Lykes Discoverer V060
ETD load port: 10.21.03
Discharge Port: Bremerhaven
ETA Bremerhaven: 11.09.03
Destination Point: Delivered Free On Truck/Door, Kabul, Afghanistan. 
ETA destination: 12.18.03
Booked rate: $375.01/MT (O/F: $48.00/MT; US inland: $16.00/MT; Foreign
inland: $311.01/MT)

b. Ref: 03AFG3338-02 
Booking Nr: AIDBL00166
USDA Tracking Nr: 01-018P-02
Cargo: 660 NMT Soybean Oil in 6/4 Liter Cans 
Available: October 10, 2003.
Load point: BHOU
Load port: HOUS
Vessel: Lykes Motivator V030
ETD load port: 10.28.03
Discharge Port: Bremerhaven
ETA Bremerhaven: 11.16.03
Destination Point: Delivered Free On Truck/Door, Kabul, Afghanistan. 
ETA destination: 12.25.03
Booked rate: $369.02/MT (O/F: $48.00/MT; US inland: $16.00/MT; Foreign
inland: $305.02/MT)

c. Ref: 03AFG3338-03 
Booking Nr: AIDBL00167
USDA Tracking Nr: 01-018P-03
Cargo: 1,840 NMT Soybean Oil in 6/4 Liter Cans 
Available: September 25, 2003.
Load point: RCKV
Load port: Charleston
Vessel: Lykes Discoverer V060
ETD load port: 10.26.03
Discharge Port: Bremerhaven
ETA Bremerhaven: 11.09.03
Destination Point: Delivered Free On Truck/Door, Kabul, Afghanistan
ETA destination: 12.23.03
Booked rate: $405.79/MT (O/F: $48.00/MT; US inland: $49.00/MT; Foreign
inland: $308.79/MT)

2. Shipper: Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan (TISA)/Ministry of
Rural Rehabilitation & Development (MRRD

Vessel owner: P & O Nedlloyd/Farrell Lines
Vessel: Pacific Bridge V 3141, non US flag (P-3)
Routing: ETD load port Houston Texas: 10.23.03; ETA relay port Cagliani,
Italy: 11.08.03; ETA discharge Port bin Qasim: 11.30.03; ETA Kabul,
Afghanistan on trucks via Peshawar /Khyber Pass o/a 12.20/25.03. 
Cargo Description: cargoes are designated "urgent"; cargo to be
delivered on a through bill of lading to receiver's warehouse listed in
the freight tender/booking note. 

Ref: 03AFG3338-04 
Booking Nr: AIG 3141341
USDA Tracking #: 03-018P-04
Cargo: 1,050 NMT Soybean Oil in 6/4 Liter Cans 
Available: September 25, 2003.
Load point: JACI
Load port: Houston
Discharge Port: Port Bin Qasim
Destination Point: Delivered Free On Truck/Door, Kabul, Afghanistan. 
Booked rate: $243.00/MT (O/F: $72.00/MT; US inland: $8.00/MT; Foreign
inland: $163.00/MT)

Sept. 25, 2003
Tender 
03-018

Below is the freight tender for 4,200 NMT of refined soybean oil under
Afghanistan FFP FY 2003 for announcement -

Freight Tender - AFGHANISTAN - Food for Progress Program (FFP) - FY 2003
Soybean Oil in 6/4 Liter Cans
Tender No. AFG-FFP-03- 018 

Panalpina, Inc., Project Division on behalf of the Government of the
Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan (TISA) and on behalf of the
Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation & Development (MRRD), hereby requests
freight offers for U.S. Flag and Non-US Flag vessels on a through bill
of lading as follows:

Tender closing 1100 hours Washington, DC time on Monday, 29 September
2003.

Offers to be submitted via fax 202/659-2830 or delivered to Panalpina,
Inc., Project Division, 1100 Connecticut Avenue N.W., Suite 520,
Washington, DC 20036-4101. Offers received after 1100 hours Washington,
DC time on Monday, 29 September 2003, will not be considered. Offers
will not be read in public.

1. Tender No. AFG-FFP-03-018 
2. Date: 24 September 2003
3. Shipper: The Government of the Transitional Islamic State of
Afghanistan (TISA) for and on behalf of Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation
& Development (MRRD). 
4. Agent: Panalpina, Inc., Project Division (hereinafter Panalpina)
5. Cargo Description: Load point basis a total 4,200 NMT of refined
Soybean oil, in
6/4liter cans. Cargoes are:
a) Designated "urgent". 
b) Cargo to be delivered on a through bill of lading to receiver's
warehouse listed below. 
c) Routing US Port to Port Bin Qasim, Pakistan, via Peshawar Pakistan,
crossing through Khyber Pass to Kabul. (However carriers may propose
alternatives for USDA/TISA consideration).

Ref: 03AFG3338-01 
Cargo: 650 NMT Soybean Oil in 6/4 Liter Cans 
Available: September 25, 2003.
Load Point/ Port: BHOU
Discharge Port: Port Bin Qasim
Destination Point: Delivered Free On Truck/Door, Kabul, Afghanistan. 

Ref: 03AFG3338-02 
Cargo: 660 NMT Soybean Oil in 6/4 Liter Cans 
Available: October 10, 2003.
Load Point/ Port: BHOU
Discharge Port: Port Bin Qasim
Destination Point: Delivered Free On Truck/Door, Kabul, Afghanistan. 

Ref: 03AFG3338-03 
Cargo: 1,840 NMT Soybean Oil in 6/4 Liter Cans 
Available: September 25, 2003.
Load Point/ Port: RCKV
Discharge Port: Port Bin Qasim
Destination Point: Delivered Free On Truck/Door, Kabul, Afghanistan. 

Ref: 03AFG3338-04 
Cargo: 1,050 NMT Soybean Oil in 6/4 Liter Cans 
Available: September 25, 2003.
Load Point/ Port: JACI
Discharge Port: Port Bin Qasim
Destination Point: Delivered Free On Truck/Door, Kabul, Afghanistan. 

6. TERMS: Full liner terms all inclusive, no demurrage, no dispatch, no
detention both ends. 
FAS Vessel Named Port of Loading: 
Cargo is to be delivered to the carrier at first point of rest within a
USDA approved transport terminal within the commercial limits of the
named port of loading free of wharfage assessed against the cargo by the
governing port authority and/or receiving terminal. The Carrier is to
nominate the transport terminal in writing within 3 business days after
the carrier has received written notification from the shipper or its
agent that all subjects on booking have been lifted. Carrier is to be
liable for all costs incurred due to the failure to provide this
information. The transport terminal can be a freight station, container
terminal, or yard, a multipurpose cargo terminal, along side the vessel
on the quay at the FAS port or any similar receiving point. Carrier is
responsible for the cargo so delivered and shall load the said cargo on
board the ocean going performing vessel at carrier's risk, time and
expense. If carrier will be containerizing said cargo, than carrier will
arrange to stuff the cargo in carrier's containers and load said stuffed
containers on board ocean going performing vessel at carrier's risk,
time and expense. 
INTERMODAL PLANT-Point of Origin (as designated by letter R preceding
the point of origin) - the cargo shall be delivered to carrier loaded on
the conveyance (containers, trucks, trailers or rail cars) at named
point of origin. The carrier shall be responsible for the costs of
transportation from said named point of loading to the U.S. port of
export and cost of loading the cargo on board the ocean going vessel.
Carrier must provide suitable conveyance to comply with supplier's load
and capacity capabilities. Any costs incurred, including, but not
limited to liquidated damages and storage, for failing to provide
suitable conveyances will be for the carrier's account. If containers
are to be placed at the point of origin, Carrier must ensure that the
containers are placed at the commencement of the shipping period and are
supplied on a continuous basis, or as otherwise mutually agreed between
parties until the contract quantity is fulfilled. 
INTERMODAL BRIDGE - As designated by letter "B" preceding point of
origin - Carrier is to provide the exact location for delivery at the
named bridge point . Cargo to be delivered to the carrier on rail cars,
trucks or carrier supplied conveyances at the named bridge point.
Carrier shall be responsible for the transportation expenses incurred to
move the cargo to a USDA approved U.S. port of export and to load the
cargo on board the ocean going vessel at carrier's risk, time and
expense. 
DISCHARGE POINT: Carriers to deliver the cargo in carriers' conveyance
on through bill of ladings to the Receivers warehouse listed below. The
Receivers, unstuff carriers conveyance as fast as possible and without
undue delay. The warehouse can handle up to 10 trucks at one time.

7. DESTINATION POINT OF CONTACT 
Free On Truck/Door Kabul, Afghanistan. 
Warehouse MRRD Stores - Adjacent to AFSOTHER
Address: Industrial Area, Pul-e-Charkhi
Kabul, Afghanistan
Receiver: Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation & Development (MRRD)
Shah Mahmood Ghazi Watt
Kabul, Afghanistan
Notify Party: Hakim Murad, Executive Secretary
Food Monetization Programme
Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation & Development (MRRD)
Shah Mahmood Ghazi Watt
Kabul, Afghanistan
Telephone: + 93-20-2100481
Mobile: + 93 (0) 70-285269
Email: hakim.murad@undp.org 


8. ADDITIONAL TERMS:
a) Shippers' proforma booking note adapted for FFP FY2003
(available from Panalpina)
b) For cargoes to be containerized at load port by the ocean
carrier into liner operated containers, each container is to be
inspected by F.G.I.S or F.G.I.S. licensed inspector and must be
certified by F.G.I.S. or F.G.I.S. licensed inspector as being (1) in
wind-tight and water-tight condition for the intended voyage and
possible long term open storage at discharge port; (2) not more than 10
years old; (3) not being a "salvage container" from previous
owners/having been mustered out from regular service. A survey report
certifying/attesting to the above must be submitted along with other
documents required for freight payment.
c) Payment terms as per documentary requirements of USDA/CCCPSD.

9. OTHER REQUIRED INFORMATION:
a) Vessel's itinerary and current position
b) Full particulars on intended routing and intended mode of
transport from load point to final destination including port of
embarkation from USA, any relay point of transshipment, port of
discharge and inland routing to destinations and intended conveyance to
be used for final delivery at Kabul.
c) ETS load port, estimated transit time from load port to
discharge port, and estimated transit time from discharge port to final
destination must be provided.
d) Freight offers must give breakdown by inland freight in USA,
Ocean freight and Inland freight from discharge port to destination.

10. COAST GUARD AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 1998: Section 408, Public Law
105-383 (46 U.S.C. paragraph 2302(e), establishes effective January 1,
1999, with respect to non-U.S. 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, offer must warrant that vessel(s) and owner/operator are not
disqualified to carry such government impelled (preference) cargo(es).

11. EVALUATION AND CONTRACT AWARD: Offers, which do not comply with
the mandatory requirements of the IFB, including but not limited to the
minimums and maximums specified above, will not be considered. Offers
must include full particulars demonstrating the willingness and ability
to meet these requirements. Shipper reserves the right to award without
discussions. Award(s) will be to the lowest responsible offeror meeting
the mandatory requirements of this IFB.
Cargo Preference (CP) compliance will be in accordance with the Maritime
Administration January 8, 2003 letter. 

12. LOADING DELAY ASSESSMENT (LDA): Shipper will impose LDA USD
$1.00 per M/T reduction in freight rate per day. The LDA will be
assessed for each day beyond the contracted load date plus a ten days
grace period, that the vessel fails to present, and be accepted, at the
first (or sole) load port to load the cargo under this freight tender.
LDA, if any will be deducted from the freight payment.

13. DELIVERY DELAY ASSESSMENT (DDA): Shipper will impose (DDA) of
USD $1.00 per M/T per day for all cargo arriving at point of destination
70 days after the bill of lading date of said cargo. The DDA, if any
will be deducted from the ocean freight payment.

14. WAR RISK INSURANCE: Carriers shall include all actual and
anticipated war risk insurance premiums in their offered rate(s). Owner
bears the risk of any increase in war risk insurance premiums.

15. COMMISSION: 2.5 % commission maximum. 
2.5 % to Panalpina if offered direct. If owner's offer through a broker,
then 2/3 of 2.5 % to Panalpina and 1/3 of 2.5 % to owner's broker.

For further information, call Panalpina at 202/659-2825. 

 

 

 

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