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10.15.03
Award  03-054P

B. UZBEKISTAN FFP FY 2003 - Freight Tender Nr: UZB-FFP-03-054P, Inv 093A

1. Shipper: Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan, on behalf of the
Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Vessel owner: Lykes Line Ltd. 
Routing: From Oakland by rail to New Orleans, then by Lykes vessels to
Bremerhaven. From
Bremerhaven rail to Riga (stripping containers reloading to wagons) -
Smolensk, Russia, 
Akiyubinsk, Kazakhstan - Chengeldy, Uzbekistan - Khamza, Uzbekistan
Station.
Commodity: 

a. Ref: 03GOU3335-08

Booking Nr: AIDBL00198 tracking # 03-054P-01
Cargo: 2,060 MT in 50 kg bags
Available: 12.10.03
Load point: Oakland
Load port: New Orleans
Vessel: Lykes Explorer V061, US flag, P-1
ETD load port: 12.18.03
ETA relay Bremerhaven: 01.04.04
ETA disport: 01.29.04

Booking Nr: AIDBL00199 tracking # 03-054P-02
Cargo: 2,060 MT in 50 kg bags
Available: 12.10.03
Load point: Oakland
Load port: New Orleans
Vessel: Lykes Navigator V061, US flag, P-1
ETD load port: 12.25.03
ETA relay Bremerhaven: 01.11.04
ETA disport: 02.05.04

Booking Nr: AIDBL00200 tracking # 03-054P-03
Cargo: 1,545 MT in 50 kg bags
Available: 12.10.03
Load point: Oakland
Load port: New Orleans
Vessel: Lykes Discoverer V062, US flag, P-1
ETD load port: 01.01.04
ETA relay Bremerhaven: 01.18.04
ETA disport: 02.12.04

Booking Nr: AIDBL00201 tracking # 03-054P-04
Cargo: 1,335 MT in 50 kg bags
Available: 12.10.03
Load point: Oakland
Load port: New Orleans
Vessel: Lykes Motivator V032, US flag, P-1
ETD load port: 01.08.04
ETA relay Bremerhaven: 01.26.04
ETA disport: 02.19.04

Discharge/Destination Point: Free on Rail (FOR) Rail Station Khamza,
Uzbekistan, 
Rail Station Code 722504
Booked rate basis FOR in container: $221.43/MT (O/F: $ 48.00/MT; US
inland: $61.00/MT; Foreign inland: $112.43/MT)
Booked rate basis FOR b/b in rail wagons: $236.43/MT (O/F: $ 48.00/MT;
US inland: $61.00/MT; Foreign inland: $127.43/MT)

b. Ref: 03GOU3335-09
Booking Nr: AIDBL00202 tracking # 03-054P-05
Cargo: 2,000 MT in 50 kg bags
Available: 12.10.03
Load point: Oakland
Load port: New Orleans
Vessel: Lykes Navigator V061, non US flag (P-3)
ETD load port: 12.25.03
ETA relay Bremerhaven: 01.11.04
ETA disport: 02.05.04
Discharge/Destination Point: Free on Rail (FOR) Rail Station Khamza,
Uzbekistan, 
Rail Station Code 722504
Booked rate basis FOR in container: $219.43/MT (O/F: $ 46.00/MT; US
inland: $61.00/MT; Foreign inland: $112.43/MT)
Booked rate basis FOR b/b in rail wagons: $234.43/MT (O/F: $ 46.00/MT;
US inland: $61.00/MT; Foreign inland: $127.43/MT)

FOR B/B rate will apply in the event cargo can not be delivered/received
at Khamza Rail Station in containers. The above rate includes the cost
of fumigation, where applicable at $3.25/MT.

2. Shipper: Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan, on behalf of the
Government of the Repbulic of Uzbekistan

Vessel owner: PONL/Farrell Lines 
Vessel: Marseille, non US flag, P-3
Itinerary: ETD load port Hous: 11.23.03; ETA relay Cagliari: 12.06.03;
ETA disport Poti: 12.23.03

Ref: 03GOU3335-10
Booking Note: AIG 3146125 tracking # 03-054P-06
Cargo: 1,000 MT in 50 kg bags
Ship NET/NLT: 11.06.03//11.20.03
Origin: RHOU
Load port: Houston
Discharge/Destination Point: Free on Rail (FOR) Rail Station Khamza,
Uzbekistan, 
Rail Station Code 722504
Booked rate basis FOR in container: $187.00/MT (O/F: $64.00/MT; US
inland: $5.00/MT; Foreign inland: $118.00/MT)
Booked rate basis FOR b/b in rail wagons: $186.33/MT (O/F: $89.33/MT; US
inland: $5.00/MT; Foreign inland: $92.00/MT)

FOR B/B rate will apply in the event cargo can not be delivered/received
at Khamza Rail Station in containers. The above rate includes the cost
of fumigation, where applicable at $4.00/MT.

Tender 9.24.03

Below is the freight tender for 10,000 MT of bagged rice under the
Uzbekistan FFP FY 2003 Program for announcement - 

Freight Tender: UZBEKISTAN - Food For Progress, Inv 093A- Bagged Rice
Tender No.: UZB-FFP-03-054P
Panalpina, Inc., Project Division on behalf of the Embassy of the
Republic of Uzbekistan, hereby requests freight offers for U.S. flag and
non-U.S. flag vessels as follows:

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

1. Tender No. UZB-FFP-03-054P
2. Date: 24 September 2003
3. Shipper: Embassy of The Republic of Uzbekistan on behalf of the
Govt. of Uzbekistan
4. Agent: Panalpina, Inc., Project Division (hereinafter Panalpina)
5. Cargo Description/Weights/Availability/ Load point: a total of
10,000 NMT of bagged rice in 50 kg bags. 

a. Ref: 03GOU3335-08
Cargo: 7,000 MT in 50 kg bags
Available: 12.10.03
Load Point/ Port: Oakland
Discharge/Destination Point: Free on Rail (FOR) Rail Station Khamza,
Uzbekistan, 
Rail Station Code 722504

b. Ref: 03GOU3335-09
Cargo: 2,000 MT in 50 kg bags
Available: 12.10.03
Load Point/ Port: Oakland
Discharge/Destination Point: Free on Rail (FOR) Rail Station Khamza,
Uzbekistan, 
Rail Station Code 722504

c. Ref: 03GOU3335-10
Cargo: 1,000 MT in 50 kg bags
Ship NET/NLT: 11.06.03//11.20.03
Load Point/ Port: RHOU
Discharge/Destination Point: Free on Rail (FOR) Rail Station Khamza,
Uzbekistan, 
Rail Station Code 722504

CONTAINER CARRIERS WILL BE CONSIDERED BASIS DELIVERY TO THE NAMED
DESTINATION BASIS FREE ON RAIL (FOR). 

SHIPPER WOULD PREFER ROUTING VIA EUROPE OR BALTIC PORT ENTERING
UZBEKISTAN TERRITORY AT BEYNAU OR CHENGELDY.

FUMIGATION IS REQUIRED.

6. Terms: Full liner terms all inclusive, no demurrage, no dispatch, no
detention both ends. A)i) 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. A)ii) 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. 
B) At discharge point: Free on Rail (FOR) Rail Station Khamza,
Uzbekistan, Rail Station Code 722504. Receivers will be responsible to
unload the cargoes from rail wagons.

7. Discharge points- As above in Cl. 5 with total weights by
Destination/ Rail Station Code/ Weight/ Receiver/Address/Receivers
commercial code: 
a) Rail Station Khamza, Uzbekistan, Rail Station Code 722504
Quantity 10,000 Net MT
Receiver: MARKAZOZIQOVQATSAVDO, DHO. 
26 Tal-Arik Street, Tashkent 700091, Republic of Uzbekistan.
POC: Iskander A. Pashakhanov
Commercial Code: OKOHOX 71100.
Notify Party (and Coordinator) : Mr. Nodir M. Kattakhodjaev
Head of Foreign Economic Relations Dept.
JSC UZBEKSAVDO
Tel : 998 71 139-1435 or 139-1382
Fax: 998 71 139-1151
Email: uzovtmnt@online.ru.

8. Additional terms:
a) Shippers' proforma booking note adapted for FFP FY2003
(available from Panalpina)
b) 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.

9. Other required information:
a) Vessel's itinerary and current position.
b) Carriers are to submit their freight rates giving a breakdown
for US Inland (if applicable), ocean freight, and foreign inland freight
charges. Fumigation is required, carriers to state that in the freight
break down.
c) Full particulars on intended routing 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.
Shipper will require carrier to state name and point of contact of their
inland freight contractor, 96 hours prior to shipment being loaded. This
is of extreme importance to coordinate cargo delivery at destination.
d) 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.

10. Offers to be submitted via fax 202/659-2830 or delivered to
Panalpina, Inc., Project Division, 1100 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 520,
Washington, DC 20036-4101.

11. Offer received after 1100 hours Washington, DC time on Monday,
29 September 2003, will not be considered. Offers will not be read in
public.

12. Section 408 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1998, 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).

13. 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. 

14. Shipper will impose a loading delay assessment (LDA) of USD1.00
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.

15. Shipper will impose a delivery delay assessment (DDA) of USD
1.00 per M/T per day for all cargo arriving at point of destination 50
days after the bill of lading date of said cargo. The DDA, if any will
be deducted from the ocean freight payment.

16. 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.

17. Fumigation must be done at US Port or in transit at owners'
time, risk, and expense. Certificate of Fumigation must be supplied and
paid for by owners. 

18. At discharge port and upon inspection by Government's
inspectors, if cargo 
and/or vessel is found to be infested and provided clean bills of lading
were issued, fumigation cost, if any, are for owners account. 

19. 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 202/659-2825.

End

Thanks and best regards,

Panalpina, Inc., Projects Division

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Norberto M Chavez
Panalpina, Inc., Projects Division
1100 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 520
Washington, D.C. 20036-4101
Tel: (202) 659-2825 Fax: (202) 659-2830
Email: norberto.chavez@panalpina.com Internet: www.panalpina.com
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