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Retender 9.8.03

Freight Retender: ISC, FFP, IRD, Azerbaijan

INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP., WASHINGTON, D.C., FOR AND ON BEHALF OF 
INTERNATIONAL RELIEF AND DEVELOPMENT, INC. (IRD), REQUESTS OFFERS OF U.S. 
AND NON-U.S. FLAG VESSELS TO TRANSPORT THE FOLLOWING CARGO(ES) UNDER THE 
FOOD FOR PROGRESS PROGRAM:
- IFB NO. AZ-IRD-FFP-03-024B (Retender)
- CARGO: APPROXIMATELY 10,000 MT SOYBEAN MEAL IN BULK. CONTRACTED QUANTITY 
WILL BE CONTRACTED ON MIN/MAX BASIS.
- LAYCAN: SEPTEMBER 13-15, 2003.
- DUE TO REQUIREMENTS OF MONETIZATION PROGRAM, OFFERS ON FULL CARGO BASIS 
WITH DIRECT SAILING TO DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORT ARE PREFERRED.
- IF OFFERED AS A PART CARGO, ANY ADDITIONAL COMPLETION CARGO(ES) MUST BE 
DULY SEPARATED, MUST BE COMPATIBLE AND NON-INJURIOUS TO IRD'S FFP SOYBEAN 
MEAL CARGO(ES), MUST BE DETAILED IN OFFER OR APPROVED BY CHARTERERS/USDA IF 
CONTRACTED AFTER FIXTURE OF IRD'S FFP SOYBEAN MEAL CARGO(ES). VESSEL'S 
ITINERARY AND GEOGRAPHIC PROXIMITY OF COMPLETION CARGO(ES) WILL BE TAKEN 
INTO CONSIDERATION BY CHARTERER/USDA IN APPROVAL OF SUCH PART CARGO(ES) IN 
ORDER NOT TO UNDULY IMPEDE DELIVERY OF IRD'S CARGO(ES) TO AZERBAIJAN.
- OFFEROR SHOULD PROVIDE FULL VESSEL ITINERARY INCLUDING VESSEL'S CURRENT 
POSITION, ESTIMATED TIME OF READINESS TO LOAD IRD'S SOYBEAN MEAL CARGO,
ESTIMATED TRANSIT TIME TO DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORT, ESTIMATED RAIL TRANSIT
TO BAKU, AND PROJECTED ETA OF ALL CARGO AT BAKU.
- OFFERS RECEIVED WITH LAYDAYS BEYOND CANCELLING DATE WILL NOT BE 
CONSIDERED.
- OFFERS OF NAMED PERFORMING VESSELS ONLY; NO VESSEL SUBSTITUTION IS 
PERMITTED WITHOUT CHARTERER'S/USDA'S APPROVAL.
- INTERNATIONAL SAFETY MANAGEMENT (ISM) CODE REQUIREMENT: SEE PROFORMA 
CHARTER PARTY (C/P) CLAUSE 44 FOR FULL DETAILS.
- AS THE CARGO ADVERTISED IN THIS TENDER IS A GOVERNMENT IMPELLED 
(PREFERENCE) CARGO, OFFERORS OF NON-U.S. FLAG VESSELS MUST WARRANT THAT 
VESSELS AND OWNER / OPERATOR ARE NOT DISQUALIFIED TO CARRY SUCH GOVERNMENT 
IMPELLED (PREFERENCE) CARGOES AS OUTLINED IN SECTION 408 OF THE COAST GUARD 
AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 1998, PUBLIC LAW 105-383 (46 U.S.C., PARAGRAPH 
2302[E]). SEE PROFORMA C/P CLAUSE 45 FOR FULL DETAILS.
- DAILY VESSEL POSITION / STATUS REPORTS REQUIRED. SEE PROFORMA C/P CLAUSE 
2 FOR FULL DETAILS.
- LOAD PORT(S): 1/2 SAFE BERTH(S) IN MISSISSIPPI RIVER DISTRICT INCLUDING 
BUT NOT NORTH OF PORT ALLEN WHICH IS CONSIDERED AS A SINGLE LOAD PORT.
WITHOUT GUARANTEE, CURRENT INTENTION FOR LOADING IS AT TWO BERTHS WITH
50 PCT OF CARGO FROM EACH BERTH.
- POINT(S) OF INITIAL DISCHARGE: BAKU, AZERBAIJAN.
- LOADING TERMS: THE CARGO IS TO BE LOADED ACCORDING TO BERTH TERMS WITH 
CUSTOMARY DESPATCH AT THE AVERAGE RATE AS DELINEATED BELOW BASED ON 
VESSEL'S CONTRACTED QUANTITY. THE RATES ARE BASIS TONS OF 2,204.6 POUNDS 
PER WEATHER WORKING DAY OF 24 CONSECUTIVE HOURS, SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS 
EXCEPTED, EVEN IF USED. SATURDAYS PER BFC SATURDAY CLAUSE.
BULK CARRIERS:
VESSEL CONTRACTED QUANTITY LOADING GUARANTEE
-------------------------- -----------------
0 - 9,999.99 MT 4,000 MT PER DAY
10,000 - 19,999.99 MT 5,000 MT PER DAY
TWEEN-DECKERS: THE LOAD GUARANTEE SHALL BE 3,000 MT PER DAY.
LASH BARGES: THE LOAD GUARANTEE SHALL NOT APPLY.
- DISCHARGING / DELIVERY TERMS: OWNER IS TO DISCHARGE THE CARGO ACCORDING 
TO BERTH TERMS ALL INCLUSIVE WITH NO DEMURRAGE / NO DESPATCH / NO DETENTION
AT DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORT(S). OWNER IS TO DELIVER CARGO(ES) IN BULK 
UNDER THROUGH BILL(S) OF LADING VIA DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORT AND THEREAFTER 
VIA RAIL TO POINT(S) OF INITIAL DISCHARGE (RAIL TERMINALS AS DESIGNATED BY 
RECEIVER) IN BAKU, AZERBAIJAN (FREE ON RAIL) AT OWNER'S TIME, RISK AND 
EXPENSE.
-OFFERORS ARE TO SPECIFY IN THEIR OFFER THE DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORT(S) 
APPLICABLE TO THEIR OFFER. OFFERORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PROVIDE AN OFFER 
BASIS THE DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORT OF POTI, GEORGIA.
- OFFEROR IS TO PROVIDE NAME OF INLAND TRANSPORTATION CONTRACTOR PRIOR TO
CHARTERER'S / USDA'S FINAL APPROVAL OF FREIGHT FIXTURE.
- 60% OF THROUGH BILL OF LADING FREIGHT WILL BE MADE IN ACCORDANCE TO C/P 
TERMS FOLLOWING VESSEL'S ARRIVAL AT DISCHARGE PORT. 40% OF THROUGH BILL OF 
LADING FREIGHT WILL BE MADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH C/P TERMS FOLLOWING 
CONFIRMATION FROM CHARTERER THAT OWNERS HAVE DELIVERED THE CARGO TO 
POINT(S) OF INITIAL DISCHARGE IN BAKU, AZERBAIJAN AND HAVE FULFILLED ALL 
THEIR OBLIGATIONS UNDER THIS CONTRACT. SEE PROFORMA C/P CLAUSE 28 FOR FULL 
DETAILS.
- DEMURRAGE/DESPATCH IS APPLICABLE AT LOAD PORT ONLY. OWNERS ARE TO 
SPECIFY DEMURRAGE/DESPATCH RATES IN THEIR OFFER. DESPATCH RATES MUST BE 
ONE-HALF OF DEMURRAGE RATES QUOTED.
- LAYTIME ACCOUNTS ARE TO BE SETTLED DIRECTLY BETWEEN OWNERS AND COMMODITY 
SUPPLIER(S) AT LOAD PORT(S). SEE PROFORMA C/P CLAUSE 9 FOR FULL DETAILS.
- VESSELS MUST BE ABLE TO BE FUMIGATED WITH AN ALUMINUM PHOSPHIDE 
PREPARATION IN-TRANSIT AND VESSELS THAT CANNOT BE SO FUMIGATED WILL NOT BE 
CONSIDERED. AT FINAL LOADING PORT, COMMODITY SUPPLIER WILL ARRANGE AND PAY 
FOR IN-TRANSIT FUMIGATION PERFORMED BY A CERTIFIED APPLICATOR. FUMIGATION 
MUST BE WITNESSED BY FGIS, USDA. DUST RETAINERS MUST BE USED. FOR
TWEENDECKERS AND BULK CARRIERS (INCLUDING PUSH-MODE ITB), THE RECIRCULATION 
METHOD OF FUMIGATION WILL BE USED.
IN ADDITION, TWEEN-DECK VESSELS ARE ACCEPTABLE ONLY WHEN A CERTIFIED 
APPLICATOR STATES THAT THE VESSEL HAS BEEN INSPECTED AND FOUND TO BE 
SUITABLE FOR FUMIGATION AND SUCH WRITTEN STATEMENT FROM CERTIFIED 
APPLICATOR SHOULD BE SUBMITTED WITH OFFER.
- AT THE DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORT AND/OR POINT(S) OF INITIAL DISCHARGE IN 
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN, AND UPON INSPECTION BY GOVERNMENT INSPECTORS, IF CARGO 
AND/OR VESSEL IS FOUND TO BE INFESTED AND PROVIDED CLEAN BILL(S) OF LADING 
WERE ISSUED, OWNERS WILL ARRANGE FOR THE CARGO TO BE FUMIGATED WITHIN 24 
HOURS OF DISCOVERY OF SUCH INFESTATION. FUMIGATION COSTS, IF ANY, ARE FOR 
OWNER'S (VESSEL'S) ACCOUNT.
- CUSTOM CLEARANCE: OWNER IS TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY TRANSIT AND/OR 
CROSS BORDER CLEARANCES. THE CONSIGNEE IS TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR CUSTOMS 
CLEARANCE OF THE CARGO FOR THE DESTINATION COUNTRY.
- FOREIGN FLAG VESSELS SHOULD NOT BE OLDER THAN 20 YEARS AND MUST BE 
CLASSED HIGHEST IN LLOYD'S REGISTER OR ITS EQUIVALENT. DATE OF ORIGINAL 
CONSTRUCTION, NOT REBUILT DATE, TO GOVERN. ANY EXTRA INSURANCE ON ACCOUNT 
OF VESSEL'S AGE, FLAG, OWNERSHIP, TYPE, CONFIGURATION, CLASSIFICATION WILL 
BE FOR OWNER'S ACCOUNT, BUT NOT EXCEEDING NEW YORK MARKET RATES.
- VESSELS 15 YEARS AND OLDER, AND PUSH-MODE ITB UNITS MUST HAVE ALL 
OPENINGS TO CARGO SPACES AND HATCHES' COVERS TIGHTLY SEALED WITH TAPE OR BY 
OTHER MEANS TO ASSURE WATER TIGHT INTEGRITY. SEE PROFORMA C/P CLAUSE 24 
FOR FULL DETAILS.
- VESSEL TYPE EXCLUSION: TANKERS AND TOWED BARGES ARE EXCLUDED. PUSH MODE 
INTEGRATED TUG/BARGE UNITS WILL BE CONSIDERED. NON-VESSEL OPERATING COMMON 
CARRIERS (NVOCC) MAY NOT BE EMPLOYED TO CARRY U.S. FLAG OR FOREIGN FLAG 
SHIPMENTS.
- ONE WAY RATES MUST BE QUOTED IN ADDITION TO ROUND TRIP RATES FOR U.S. 
FLAG NON-LINER VESSELS WHOSE DATE OF ORIGINAL CONSTRUCTION EXCEEDS 15 YEARS 
FROM DATE AT FIXTURE.
- U.S. FLAG APPROVED RATES WILL BE REDUCED TO A LEVEL NO HIGHER THAN THE 
MARITIME ADMINISTRATION FAIR AND REASONABLE RATE IN THE EVENT THAT APPROVED 
VESSEL IS SUBSTITUTED BY A LOWER COST VESSEL TO THE U.S. GOVERNMENT 
(INCLUDING TUG AND/OR BARGE).
FOR U.S. FLAG VESSELS LOADING LESS THAN A FULL CARGO, THE LESS THAN FULL 
CARGO FREIGHT RATE WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REDUCTION TO MEET ANY REVISED 
MARITIME ADMINISTRATION FREIGHT RATE GUIDELINE DUE TO VESSEL LOADING OTHER 
ADDITIONAL CARGO.
- U.S. FLAG OFFERS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF THE VESSEL OPERATOR HAS NOT 
PROVIDED THE MARITIME ADMINISTRATION WITH THE VESSEL'S COSTS PRIOR TO 
SUBMISSION OF OFFER.
- INTERNATIONAL RELIEF AND DEVLOPMENT, INC. RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR 
REJECT OFFERS.
- OFFERS TO BE RECEIVED BY 1200 HRS WASH., D.C. TIME SEPTEMBER 9, 2003
AT THE OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP., 1629 K STREET, N.W., SUITE 
700, WASH., D.C. BY SEALED HAND DELIVERED LETTER OR TELEFAX (202) 296-1160. 
ONLY SEALED HAND DELIVERED OR FAX OFFERS RECEIVED PRIOR TO TENDER CLOSING 
TIME WILL BE ACCEPTED OR CONSIDERED. NO PHONE OFFERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. 
OFFERS WILL BE OPENED IN PUBLIC AT THAT PLACE AND TIME. ONLY OFFERS WHICH 
ARE RESPONSIVE TO THIS IFB WILL BE CONSIDERED AND NO NEGOTIATION IS 
PERMITTED. OFFERS "SUBJECT OPEN" WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
- OFFERS TO REMAIN VALID UNTIL 1700 HRS WASH., D.C. TIME SEPTEMBER 10, 
2003.
- OFFERORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT THEIR OFFER IN THE FORMAT SET FORTH IN 
"EXPORT FREIGHT OFFERS". THIS FORMAT IS AVAILABLE AT THE OFFICES OF 
INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP, WASH., D.C.; TEL: 202-785-3400, AND CAN BE 
DOWNLOADED FROM ITS HOME PAGE: (http:\\www.isc-pci.com).
- IF OWNERS INTEND TO LIGHTEN, THE OFFER SHOULD SPECIFY THE COST OF 
LIGHTENING, WHETHER PARTIAL OR FULL LIGHTENING. IF LIGHTENING IS NOT 
PERFORMED AT THE DISCHARGE PORT AND VESSEL DIRECTLY DISCHARGES AT BERTH, 
THE LIGHTENING COST WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM THE OCEAN FREIGHT.
- THROUGH BILL OF LADING FREIGHT RATES TO BE QUOTED IN U.S. DOLLARS PER 
METRIC TON BASIS ONE LOADING PORT TO ONE DISCHARGING PORT, PLUS ADDITIONAL 
FREIGHT PER METRIC TON ON ENTIRE CARGO FOR EACH ADDITIONAL LOAD PORT IF 
USED. OFFERS REQUIRING ADDITIONAL PREMIUM FOR ADDITIONAL LOAD BERTH MAY 
NOT BE CONSIDERED RESPONSIVE TO THE TENDER.
THROUGH BILL OF LADING FREIGHT RATE QUOTATIONS ARE TO PROVIDE PER METRIC 
TON BREAKDOWN OF RATE FOR:
(A) OCEAN TRANSPORTATION;
(B) BULK DISCHARGE;
(C) INLAND TRANSPORTATION TO POINT OF INITIAL DISCHARGE IN BAKU, 
AZERBAIJAN; AND
(D) COST OF LIGHTENING IF APPLICABLE TO OFFER.
- OFFEROR SHOULD PROVIDE VESSEL'S FULL ITINERARY IN THE OFFER INCLUDING 
VESSEL'S ETA AND LOAD AND DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORTS AND ETA AT POINT(S) OF 
INITIAL DISCHARGE IN BAKU, AZERBAIJAN.
- O'WISE: IRD'S BULK GRAIN CHARTER PARTY PROFORMA (VESSEL LOAD/BERTH TERMS 
DISCHARGE/THROUGH BILL OF LADING DELIVERY - APPLICABLE TO FFP - JULY 2003).
- COPY OF IRD'S CHARTER PARTY PROFORMA (TBL DELIVERY APPLICABLE FOR FFP - 
JULY 2003) IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST TO INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP AND IS 
ALSO AVAILABLE ON INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP'S WEB PAGE 
(http:\\www.isc-pci.com).
- COMMISSION: 2.5 PCT ON FREIGHT / DEADFREIGHT TO CHARTERER'S AGENT IF 
OFFERED DIRECT; IF BROKER INVOLVED, 2/3 OF 2.5 PCT TO CHARTERER'S AGENTS 
AND 1/3 OF 2.5 PCT TO BROKER.
- ALL FIXTURES ARE SUBJECT APPROVAL BY USDA.
- FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP., WASH.,
DC TELEPHONE 202-785-3400, FAX NO. 202-296-1160, EMAIL: mail@isc-pci.com,
and Web Page: http:\\www.isc-pci.com

Award 8.26.03

IRD FREIGHT TENDER DTD AUGUST 7, 2003 - RESULTS
FOOD FOR PROGRESS PROGRAM
IFB NO. AZ-IRD-FFP-03-024B
USDA REFERENCE NO: 03-024B-01

FIXED W/: VICTORY MARITIME, INC.
VESSEL: S/S CLEVELAND - U.S. FLAG MULTI DECKER
CARGO: 10,000 MT SOYBEAN MEAL IN BULK
LAYDAYS: AUGUST 28-SEPTEMBER 8, 2003
LOAD: 1/3 SB EACH 1/3 SP U.S. GULF
DEL: TBL DELIVERY VIA POTI, GEORGIA, TO BAKU, AZERBAIJAN

OCEAN TRANSPORTATION RATE: 
USD 154.50 PMT BASIS BERTH TERMS DISCHARGE
PLUS USD 10.00 PMT ON ANY QUANTITY LOADED AT MYRTLE GROVE
PLUS USD 8.00 PMT FOR EACH ADD'L LOAD PORT

INLAND TRANSPORTATION RATE: USD 30.50 PMT

THROUGH BILL OF LADING RATE: USD 185.00 PMT

Tender

03-024B August 7, 2003

Freight Tender: ISC, FFP, IRD, Azerbaijan

INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP., WASHINGTON, D.C., FOR AND ON BEHALF OF 
INTERNATIONAL RELIEF AND DEVELOPMENT, INC. (IRD), REQUESTS OFFERS OF U.S. 
AND NON-U.S. FLAG VESSELS TO TRANSPORT THE FOLLOWING CARGO(ES) UNDER THE 
FOOD FOR PROGRESS PROGRAM:
- IFB NO. AZ-IRD-FFP-03-024B
- CARGO: APPROXIMATELY 10,000 MT SOYBEAN MEAL IN BULK. CARGO QUANTITY WILL 
BE CONTRACTED ON MIN/MAX BASIS.
- LAYCAN: AUGUST 28-SEPT 8, 2003.
- OFFERORS SHOULD CONSIDER OFFERING VESSELS TO CARRY A WIDE RANGE OF 
TONNAGES TO ACCOMODATE THE PROGRAM NEEDS.
- ANY ADDITIONAL COMPLETION CARGO(ES) MUST BE DULY SEPARATED, MUST BE 
COMPATIBLE AND NON-INJURIOUS TO IRD'S FFP SOYBEAN MEAL CARGO(ES), MUST BE 
DETAILED IN OFFER OR APPROVED BY CHARTERERS/USDA IF CONTRACTED AFTER 
FIXTURE OF IRD'S FFP SOYBEAN MEAL CARGO(ES). VESSEL'S ITINERARY AND 
GEOGRAPHIC PROXIMITY OF COMPLETION CARGO(ES) WILL BE TAKEN INTO 
CONSIDERATION BY CHARTERER/USDA IN APPROVAL OF SUCH PART CARGO(ES) IN ORDER 
NOT TO UNDULY IMPEDE DELIVERY OF IRD'S CARGO(ES) TO AZERBAIJAN.
- OFFERS RECEIVED WITH LAYDAYS BEYOND CANCELLING DATE WILL NOT BE 
CONSIDERED.
- OFFERS OF NAMED VESSELS ONLY; NO VESSEL SUBSTITUTION IS PERMITTED WITHOUT 
CHARTERER'S/USDA'S APPROVAL.
- INTERNATIONAL SAFETY MANAGEMENT (ISM) CODE REQUIREMENT: SEE PROFORMA 
CHARTER PARTY (C/P) CLAUSE 44 FOR FULL DETAILS.
- AS THE CARGO ADVERTISED IN THIS TENDER IS A GOVERNMENT IMPELLED 
(PREFERENCE) CARGO, OFFERORS OF NON-U.S. FLAG VESSELS MUST WARRANT THAT 
VESSELS AND OWNER / OPERATOR ARE NOT DISQUALIFIED TO CARRY SUCH GOVERNMENT 
IMPELLED (PREFERENCE) CARGOES AS OUTLINED IN SECTION 408 OF THE COAST GUARD 
AUTHORIZATION ACT OF 1998, PUBLIC LAW 105-383 (46 U.S.C., PARAGRAPH 
2302[E]). SEE PROFORMA C/P CLAUSE 45 FOR FULL DETAILS.
- FOURTEEN (14) DAY PREADVICE NOTICE REQUIRED. DAILY VESSEL POSITION / 
STATUS REPORTS REQUIRED. SEE PROFORMA C/P CLAUSE 2 FOR FULL DETAILS.
- LOAD PORT(S): 1/3 SAFE BERTH(S) EACH 1/3 SAFE U.S. PORT(S), INCLUDING 
U.S. GREAT LAKES PORTS. OFFERORS SHOULD SPECIFY U.S. COASTAL RANGE OR 
RANGES AND/OR LOAD PORTS WHICH ARE APPLICABLE TO THEIR OFFER. FOR OFFERS 
BASIS U.S. GREAT LAKES UTILIZING FEEDER VESSELS, OFFER IS TO INCLUDE NAME 
AND DESCRIPTION OF FEEDER VESSELS.
- POINT(S) OF INITIAL DISCHARGE: BAKU, AZERBAIJAN.
- LOADING TERMS: THE CARGO IS TO BE LOADED ACCORDING TO BERTH TERMS WITH 
CUSTOMARY DESPATCH AT THE AVERAGE RATE AS DELINEATED BELOW BASED ON 
VESSEL'S CONTRACTED QUANTITY. THE RATES ARE BASIS TONS OF 2,204.6 POUNDS 
PER WEATHER WORKING DAY OF 24 CONSECUTIVE HOURS, SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS 
EXCEPTED, EVEN IF USED. SATURDAYS PER BFC SATURDAY CLAUSE.
BULK CARRIERS:
VESSEL CONTRACTED QUANTITY LOADING GUARANTEE
-------------------------- -----------------
0 - 9,999.99 MT 4,000 MT PER DAY
10,000 - 19,999.99 MT 5,000 MT PER DAY
TWEEN-DECKERS: THE LOAD GUARANTEE SHALL BE 3,000 MT PER DAY.
LASH BARGES: THE LOAD GUARANTEE SHALL NOT APPLY.
- DISCHARGING / DELIVERY TERMS: OWNER IS TO DISCHARGE THE CARGO ACCORDING 
TO BERTH TERMS ALL INCLUSIVE WITH NO DEMURRAGE / NO DESPATCH / NO DETENTION
AT DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORT(S). OWNER IS TO DELIVER CARGO(ES) IN BULK 
UNDER THROUGH BILL(S) OF LADING VIA DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORT AND THEREAFTER 
VIA RAIL TO POINT(S) OF INITIAL DISCHARGE (RAIL TERMINALS AS DESIGNATED BY 
RECEIVER) IN BAKU, AZERBAIJAN (FREE ON RAIL) AT OWNER'S TIME, RISK AND 
EXPENSE.
-OFFERORS ARE TO SPECIFY IN THEIR OFFER THE DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORT(S) 
APPLICABLE TO THEIR OFFER. OFFERORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PROVIDE AN OFFER 
BASIS THE DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORT OF POTI, GEORGIA.
- OFFEROR IS TO PROVIDE NAME OF INLAND TRANSPORTATION CONTRACTOR PRIOR TO
CHARTERER'S / USDA'S FINAL APPROVAL OF FREIGHT FIXTURE.
- 60% OF THROUGH BILL OF LADING FREIGHT WILL BE MADE IN ACCORDANCE TO C/P 
TERMS FOLLOWING VESSEL'S ARRIVAL AT DISCHARGE PORT. 40% OF THROUGH BILL OF 
LADING FREIGHT WILL BE MADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH C/P TERMS FOLLOWING 
CONFIRMATION FROM CHARTERER THAT OWNERS HAVE DELIVERED THE CARGO TO 
POINT(S) OF INITIAL DISCHARGE IN BAKU, AZERBAIJAN AND HAVE FULFILLED ALL 
THEIR OBLIGATIONS UNDER THIS CONTRACT. SEE PROFORMA C/P CLAUSE 28 FOR FULL 
DETAILS.
- DEMURRAGE/DESPATCH IS APPLICABLE AT LOAD PORT ONLY. OWNERS ARE TO 
SPECIFY DEMURRAGE/DESPATCH RATES IN THEIR OFFER. DESPATCH RATES MUST BE 
ONE-HALF OF DEMURRAGE RATES QUOTED.
- LAYTIME ACCOUNTS ARE TO BE SETTLED DIRECTLY BETWEEN OWNERS AND COMMODITY 
SUPPLIER(S) AT LOAD PORT(S). SEE PROFORMA C/P CLAUSE 9 FOR FULL DETAILS.
- VESSELS MUST BE ABLE TO BE FUMIGATED WITH AN ALUMINUM PHOSPHIDE 
PREPARATION IN-TRANSIT AND VESSELS THAT CANNOT BE SO FUMIGATED WILL NOT BE 
CONSIDERED. AT FINAL LOADING PORT, COMMODITY SUPPLIER WILL ARRANGE AND PAY 
FOR IN-TRANSIT FUMIGATION PERFORMED BY A CERTIFIED APPLICATOR. FUMIGATION 
MUST BE WITNESSED BY FGIS, USDA. DUST RETAINERS MUST BE USED. FOR
TWEENDECKERS AND BULK CARRIERS (INCLUDING PUSH-MODE ITB), THE RECIRCULATION 
METHOD OF FUMIGATION WILL BE USED.
IN ADDITION, TWEEN-DECK VESSELS ARE ACCEPTABLE ONLY WHEN A CERTIFIED 
APPLICATOR STATES THAT THE VESSEL HAS BEEN INSPECTED AND FOUND TO BE 
SUITABLE FOR FUMIGATION AND SUCH WRITTEN STATEMENT FROM CERTIFIED 
APPLICATOR SHOULD BE SUBMITTED WITH OFFER.
- AT THE DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORT AND/OR POINT(S) OF INITIAL DISCHARGE IN 
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN, AND UPON INSPECTION BY GOVERNMENT INSPECTORS, IF CARGO 
AND/OR VESSEL IS FOUND TO BE INFESTED AND PROVIDED CLEAN BILL(S) OF LADING 
WERE ISSUED, OWNERS WILL ARRANGE FOR THE CARGO TO BE FUMIGATED WITHIN 24 
HOURS OF DISCOVERY OF SUCH INFESTATION. FUMIGATION COSTS, IF ANY, ARE FOR 
OWNER'S (VESSEL'S) ACCOUNT.
- CUSTOM CLEARANCE: OWNER IS TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY TRANSIT AND/OR 
CROSS BORDER CLEARANCES. THE CONSIGNEE IS TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR CUSTOMS 
CLEARANCE OF THE CARGO FOR THE DESTINATION COUNTRY.
- FOREIGN FLAG VESSELS SHOULD NOT BE OLDER THAN 20 YEARS AND MUST BE 
CLASSED HIGHEST IN LLOYD'S REGISTER OR ITS EQUIVALENT. DATE OF ORIGINAL 
CONSTRUCTION, NOT REBUILT DATE, TO GOVERN. ANY EXTRA INSURANCE ON ACCOUNT 
OF VESSEL'S AGE, FLAG, OWNERSHIP, TYPE, CONFIGURATION, CLASSIFICATION WILL 
BE FOR OWNER'S ACCOUNT, BUT NOT EXCEEDING NEW YORK MARKET RATES.
- VESSELS 15 YEARS AND OLDER, AND PUSH-MODE ITB UNITS MUST HAVE ALL 
OPENINGS TO CARGO SPACES AND HATCHES' COVERS TIGHTLY SEALED WITH TAPE OR BY 
OTHER MEANS TO ASSURE WATER TIGHT INTEGRITY. SEE PROFORMA C/P CLAUSE 24 
FOR FULL DETAILS.
- VESSEL TYPE EXCLUSION: TANKERS AND TOWED BARGES ARE EXCLUDED. PUSH MODE 
INTEGRATED TUG/BARGE UNITS WILL BE CONSIDERED. NON-VESSEL OPERATING COMMON 
CARRIERS (NVOCC) MAY NOT BE EMPLOYED TO CARRY U.S. FLAG OR FOREIGN FLAG 
SHIPMENTS.
- ONE WAY RATES MUST BE QUOTED IN ADDITION TO ROUND TRIP RATES FOR U.S. 
FLAG NON-LINER VESSELS WHOSE DATE OF ORIGINAL CONSTRUCTION EXCEEDS 15 YEARS 
FROM DATE AT FIXTURE.
- U.S. FLAG APPROVED RATES WILL BE REDUCED TO A LEVEL NO HIGHER THAN THE 
MARITIME ADMINISTRATION FAIR AND REASONABLE RATE IN THE EVENT THAT APPROVED 
VESSEL IS SUBSTITUTED BY A LOWER COST VESSEL TO THE U.S. GOVERNMENT 
(INCLUDING TUG AND/OR BARGE).
FOR U.S. FLAG VESSELS LOADING LESS THAN A FULL CARGO, THE LESS THAN FULL 
CARGO FREIGHT RATE WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REDUCTION TO MEET ANY REVISED 
MARITIME ADMINISTRATION FREIGHT RATE GUIDELINE DUE TO VESSEL LOADING OTHER 
ADDITIONAL CARGO.
- U.S. FLAG OFFERS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF THE VESSEL OPERATOR HAS NOT 
PROVIDED THE MARITIME ADMINISTRATION WITH THE VESSEL'S COSTS PRIOR TO 
SUBMISSION OF OFFER.
- INTERNATIONAL RELIEF AND DEVLOPMENT, INC. RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR 
REJECT OFFERS.
- OFFERS TO BE RECEIVED BY 1100 HRS WASH., D.C. TIME AUGUST 12, 2003
AT THE OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP., 1629 K STREET, N.W., SUITE 
700, WASH., D.C. BY SEALED HAND DELIVERED LETTER OR TELEFAX (202) 296-1160. 
ONLY SEALED HAND DELIVERED OR FAX OFFERS RECEIVED PRIOR TO TENDER CLOSING 
TIME WILL BE ACCEPTED OR CONSIDERED. NO PHONE OFFERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. 
OFFERS WILL BE OPENED IN PUBLIC AT THAT PLACE AND TIME. ONLY OFFERS WHICH 
ARE RESPONSIVE TO THIS IFB WILL BE CONSIDERED AND NO NEGOTIATION IS 
PERMITTED. U.S. FLAG OFFERS "SUBJECT OPEN" WILL ONLY BE CONSIDERED WHEN 
THE "SUBJECT OPEN" RESTRICTION IS LIFTED PRIOR TO 1100 HRS WASH., D.C. TIME 
AUGUST 14, 2003. NO OFFERS OF NON-U.S. FLAG VESSELS WITH "SUBJECT OPEN" 
RESTRICTION WILL BE CONSIDERED.
- OFFERS TO REMAIN VALID UNTIL 1700 HRS WASH., D.C. TIME AUGUST 15, 2003.
- OFFERORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT THEIR OFFER IN THE FORMAT SET FORTH IN 
"EXPORT FREIGHT OFFERS". THIS FORMAT IS AVAILABLE AT THE OFFICES OF 
INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP, WASH., D.C.; TEL: 202-785-3400, AND CAN BE 
DOWNLOADED FROM ITS HOME PAGE: (http:\\www.isc-pci.com).
- IF OWNERS INTEND TO LIGHTEN, THE OFFER SHOULD SPECIFY THE COST OF 
LIGHTENING, WHETHER PARTIAL OR FULL LIGHTENING. IF LIGHTENING IS NOT 
PERFORMED AT THE DISCHARGE PORT AND VESSEL DIRECTLY DISCHARGES AT BERTH, 
THE LIGHTENING COST WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM THE OCEAN FREIGHT.
- THROUGH BILL OF LADING FREIGHT RATES TO BE QUOTED IN U.S. DOLLARS PER 
METRIC TON BASIS ONE LOADING PORT TO ONE DISCHARGING PORT, PLUS ADDITIONAL 
FREIGHT PER METRIC TON ON ENTIRE CARGO FOR EACH ADDITIONAL LOAD PORT IF 
USED. OFFERS REQUIRING ADDITIONAL PREMIUM FOR ADDITIONAL LOAD BERTH MAY 
NOT BE CONSIDERED RESPONSIVE TO THE TENDER.
THROUGH BILL OF LADING FREIGHT RATE QUOTATIONS ARE TO PROVIDE PER METRIC 
TON BREAKDOWN OF RATE FOR:
(A) OCEAN TRANSPORTATION;
(B) BULK DISCHARGE;
(C) INLAND TRANSPORTATION TO POINT OF INITIAL DISCHARGE IN BAKU, 
AZERBAIJAN; AND
(D) COST OF LIGHTENING IF APPLICABLE TO OFFER.
- OFFEROR SHOULD PROVIDE VESSEL'S FULL ITINERARY IN THE OFFER INCLUDING 
VESSEL'S ETA AND LOAD AND DISCHARGE (TRANSIT) PORTS AND ETA AT POINT(S) OF 
INITIAL DISCHARGE IN BAKU, AZERBAIJAN.
- O'WISE: IRD'S BULK GRAIN CHARTER PARTY PROFORMA (VESSEL LOAD/BERTH TERMS 
DISCHARGE/THROUGH BILL OF LADING DELIVERY - APPLICABLE TO FFP - JULY 2003).
- COPY OF IRD'S CHARTER PARTY PROFORMA (TBL DELIVERY APPLICABLE FOR FFP - 
JULY 2003) IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST TO INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP AND IS 
ALSO AVAILABLE ON INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP'S WEB PAGE 
(http:\\www.isc-pci.com).
- COMMISSION: 2.5 PCT ON FREIGHT / DEADFREIGHT TO CHARTERER'S AGENT IF 
OFFERED DIRECT; IF BROKER INVOLVED, 2/3 OF 2.5 PCT TO CHARTERER'S AGENTS 
AND 1/3 OF 2.5 PCT TO BROKER.
- ALL FIXTURES ARE SUBJECT APPROVAL BY USDA.
- FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP., WASH.,
DC TELEPHONE 202-785-3400, FAX NO. 202-296-1160, EMAIL: mail@isc-pci.com,
and Web Page: http:\\www.isc-pci.com

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