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Award 10.20.03

JESUS ALIVE MINISTRIES 
FREIGHT TENDER DTD SEPTEMBER 26, 2003 - RESULTS - SECTION 416(B)
IFB NO. 03-062P

CARRIER: MAERSK SEALAND
PRIORITY II SERVICE

200 NET METRIC TONS OF NFD MILK IN 25 KG BAGS
USDA REF: 03-062P-1 
COMMODITY SUPPLIER'S SHIPMENT PERIOD:
NET 10/8/03 AND NLT 10/21/03
COMMODITY SUPPLIER: MIDLAND COMMODITIES, INC., 
LOADING: FORT SMITH, AR 
FINAL DESTINATION: LOBITO, ANGOLA
FREIGHT RATE: USD 177.00 PGMT

Amendment September 30, 2003
03-062P

Freight Tender Amendment: PCI,416(b),JAM,NFD Milk,Angola

PACIFIC CARGOES, INC., WASH., D.C., AS AGENT FOR JESUS ALIVE 
MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL (JAM), (SHIPPER), AMENDS ITS FREIGHT TENDER 
FOR THE CARRIAGE OF BAGGED NFD MILK TO ANGOLA FINANCED UNDER THE 
SECTION 416(B) PROGRAM ON THE FOLLOWING BASIS:

TENDER LANGUAGE CONCERNING DISCHARGING RATE/TERMS IS AMENDED TO READ 
AS FOLLOWS:

- DISCHARGING RATE/TERMS: THE CARGO IS TO BE DISCHARGED ACCORDING TO 
BERTH TERMS WITH NO DEMURRAGE/NO DESPATCH/NO DETENTION.
ONCE CONTAINER HAS BEEN DISCHARGED AND PLACED AT REST AT PORT OF 
DISCHARGE (CONTAINER YARD), CARRIER IS TO PROVIDE TWENTY-ONE (21) 
DAYS CONTAINER FREE TIME TO THE RECEIVERS WHO WILL MOVE THE 
CONTAINERS TO LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE PORT, STRIP THE CONTAINERS AND 
RETURN SAME TO DISCHARGE PORT (CONTAINER YARD) AT RECEIVERS' TIME, 
RISK AND EXPENSE. CARRIER IS TO PROVIDE CONTAINER DEMURRAGE RATE TO 
BE APPLICABLE IF RECEIVERS FAIL TO STRIP AND RETURN THE CONTAINERS 
WITHIN THE TWENTY-ONE (21) DAYS FREE TIME ALLOTED.


ALL OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE FREIGHT TENDER ISSUED
SEPTEMBER 26, 2003 REMAIN UNCHANGED.

Tender September 29, 2003
03-062P

Freight Tender: PCI,416(b),JAM,NFD Milk,Angola

PACIFIC CARGOES, INC., WASH., D.C., AS AGENT FOR JESUS ALIVE MINISTRIES 
INTERNATIONAL (JAM), SHIPPER, REQUESTS OFFERS OF U.S. AND NON-U.S. FLAG 
VESSELS TO TRANSPORT THE FOLLOWING CARGO(ES) UNDER THE SECTION 416(B) 
PROGRAM:
- IFB NO. 03-062P
- CARGO(ES):
UP TO 200 NET METRIC TONS OF NFD MILK IN 25 KG BAGS
AVAILABLE: COMMODITY SUPPLIER'S SHIPMENT PERIOD
NET 10/08/03 AND NLT 10/21/03
COMMODITY SUPPLIER: MIDLAND COMMODITIES, INC., FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS
INLAND PLANT LOCATION: MIDLAND COMMODITIES, INC., 416 SOUTH 5TH
STREET, FORT SMITH, AR 72918
CONTACT: GENE HACKLER, TEL. (479) 784-9109; FAX (479) 784-9342
- OFFERORS MUST CHECK WITH THE INTERMODAL PLANT FACILITY TO DETERMINE WHAT 
TYPE OF CONVEYANCE IS ACCEPTABLE AT THE INTERMODAL PLANT FACILITY AS WELL 
AS THEIR CAPABILITY FOR LOADING CONTAINERS.
- DISCHARGE PORT: LOBITO, ANGOLA
- OFFERORS ARE TO PROVIDE A DETAILED ITINERARY OF THE SERVICE BEING OFFERED 
IN THEIR OFFER WHICH SHALL INCLUDE LOAD PORT(S) TO BE UTILIZED, ESTIMATED 
LOAD DATES, ESTIMATED SAILING DATES FROM LOAD PORT(S), ESTIMATED TRANSIT 
TIMES INCLUDING ANY PROJECTED TRANSSHIPMENT PORTS, AND ESTIMATED ETA AT 
FIRST OR SOLE DISCHARGE PORT.
- COMMODITY, LOAD PORT AND INTERMODAL POINT ABBREVIATIONS AS PER USDA FORM
KC-362. DELIVERY TERMS PER USDA NOTICE TO THE TRADE OF APRIL 5, 1995.
- ALL NONFAT DRY MILK MUST BE SHIPPED IN FULLY ENCLOSED MARINE CONTAINERS,
LOADED AND SEALED AT THE WAREHOUSE ALLOCATED BY USDA, AND REMAIN IN SAME 
SEALED CONTAINER UP TO DELIVERY POINT. OFFERS OF NON-CONTAINERIZED 
SERVICE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED RESPONSIVE TO THIS FREIGHT IFB.
- OFFERORS ARE TO DETAIL THEIR CONTAINER TRACKING SYSTEM IN THEIR OFFER.
- OWNER/CARRIER MUST CERTIFY THAT EACH CONTAINER UTILIZED TO LOAD NFD MILK 
CARGO IS IN WIND AND WATER TIGHT CONDITION, HAS A METAL FLOOR, IS NOT MORE 
THAN TEN (10) YEARS OLD, AND IS NOT A SALVAGED CONTAINER OR MUSTERED OUT 
FROM REGULAR SERVICE. AS A CONDITION OF PAYMENT, OWNER/CARRIER MUST 
PROVIDE A FGIS CONTAINER CONDITION INSPECTION CERTIFICATE ATTESTING TO THE 
SATISFACTORY CONDITION OF CONTAINERS. CONTAINER INSPECTION IS TO BE 
PERFORMED PRIOR TO LOADING NFD MILK CARGOES. NO CONTAINER MINIMUMS SHALL 
APPLY.
- OFFERS OF NAMED VESSELS ONLY; NO VESSEL SUBSTITUTION IS PERMITTED WITHOUT 
SHIPPER'S/USDA'S APPROVAL.
- INTERNATIONAL SAFETY MANAGEMENT (ISM) CODE: SEE PROFORMA BOOKING NOTE
CLAUSE 19 FOR FULL DETAILS.
- AS THE CARGO ADVERTISED IN THIS IFB IS A GOVERNMENT IMPELLED (PREFERENCE) 
CARGO, OFFERORS OF NON-U.S. FLAG VESSELS MUST WARRANT THAT VESSEL(S) AND 
OWNER / OPERATOR ARE NOT DISQUALIFIED TO CARRY SUCH GOVERNMENT IMPELLED 
(PREFERENCE) CARGO(ES) 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 BOOKING NOTE CLAUSE 20 FOR FULL DETAILS.
- OWNERS TO PROVIDE TWENTY-ONE (21), FOURTEEN (14), SEVEN (7), FIVE (5) 
DAYS AND TWENTY-FOUR HOUR NOTICES OF VESSEL READINESS TO LOAD.
- LOADING TERMS (INTERMODAL PLANT POINT OF ORIGIN): THE COMMODITY SUPPLIER 
SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOADING THE CONTAINERS AT THE 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 THE COST OF 
LOADING THE CARGO ON BOARD THE OCEAN GOING VESSEL.
- COMPLIANCE TO COMMODITY SUPPLIER'S LOAD CAPABILITIES: CARRIER MUST 
COMPLY WITH COMMODITY SUPPLIER'S LOAD AND CAPACITY CAPABILITIES. IF THE 
CARRIER FAILS TO COMPLY WITH COMMODITY SUPPLIER'S LOAD CAPABILITIES, ANY 
COSTS INCURRED BY THE VENDOR/USDA (CCC) INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO 
LIQUIDATED DAMAGES, STORAGE, WILL BE FOR CARRIER'S ACCOUNT. CONTAINERS ARE 
TO BE PLACED AT THE COMMODITY SUPPLIER'S PLANT, CARRIER MUST ENSURE THAT 
CONTAINERS ARE PLACED AT THE PLANT BY THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE COMMODITY 
SUPPLIER'S SHIPPING PERIOD AND SUPPLY CONTAINERS ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS 
UNTIL THE COMMODITY SUPPLIER FULFILLS HIS CONTRACT QUANTITY OR AS OTHERWISE 
MUTUALLY AGREED BETWEEN CARRIER AND COMMODITY SUPPLIER.
- OCEAN CARRIER MUST GIVE AT LEAST 24 HOURS NOTICE OF INTENT TO PICK UP
NFD MILK. WHEN CALLING TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT, CARRIER MAY NEED THE 
COMMODITY SUPPLIER'S RELEASE NUMBER.
- DISCHARGING RATE/TERMS: THE CARGO IS TO BE DISCHARGED ACCORDING TO BERTH 
TERMS WITH NO DEMURRAGE/NO DESPATCH/NO DETENTION.
ONCE CONTAINER HAS BEEN DISCHARGED AND PLACED AT REST AT PORT OF 
DISCHARGE (CONTAINER YARD), CARRIER IS TO PROVIDE TWENTY-ONE (21) DAYS 
CONTAINER FREE TIME TO THE RECEIVERS WHO WILL MOVE THE CONTAINERS TO 
LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE PORT, STRIP THE CONTAINERS AND RETURN SAME TO 
DISCHARGE PORT (CONTAINER YARD) AT RECEIVERS' TIME, RISK AND EXPENSE. 
CARRIER IS TO PROVIDE CONTAINER DEMURRAGE RATE TO BE APPLICABLE IF 
RECEIVERS FAIL TO STRIP AND RETURN THE CONTAINERS WITHIN THE THIRTY (30) 
DAYS FREE TIME ALLOTED.
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- VESSEL TYPE RESTRICTIONS: NON-VESSEL OPERATING COMMON CARRIERS (NVOCC) 
MAY NOT BE EMPLOYED TO CARRY U.S. FLAG OR FOREIGN FLAG SHIPMENTS.
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- CARRIER IS TO PROVIDE ALL EQUIPMENT WHETHER ON-BOARD VESSEL OR SHORESIDE 
REQUIRED TO DISCHARGE THE CONTAINERS.
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- FOREIGN FLAG VESSELS SHOULD NOT BE OLDER THAN 20 YEARS OF AGE AND MUST BE 
CLASSED HIGHEST IN LLOYD'S REGISTER OR ITS EQUIVALENT. DATE OF ORIGINAL 
CONSTRUCTION, NOT REBUILT DATE, TO GOVERN.
- 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.
- JAM RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR REJECT OFFERS.
- SHOULD GENERAL AVERAGE CONDITIONS ARISE, JAM (SHIPPER) SHALL ASSIGN THEIR 
RIGHTS TO THE USDA/DEBT MANAGEMENT SECTION, WHO IN TURN SHALL CONTRIBUTE 
WITH THE OWNERS IN GENERAL AVERAGE TO THE PAYMENT OF ANY SACRIFICES, LOSSES 
OR EXPENSES OF A GENERAL AVERAGE NATURE THAT MAY BE INCURRED INCLUDING 
SALVAGE AND SPECIAL CHARGES INCURRED IN RESPECT TO THE GOODS. IF A SALVING 
SHIP IS OWNED OR OPERATED BY THE OWNERS, SALVAGE SHALL BE PAID FOR AS FULLY 
AS IF THE SAID SALVING SHIP OR SHIPS BELONGED TO STRANGERS. GENERAL 
AVERAGE SHALL BE PAYABLE ACCORDING TO YORK/ANTWERP RULES, 1990. CARGO TO 
BE RELEASED WITHOUT GENERAL AVERAGE SECURITY.
- THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE KANSAS CITY COMMODITY 
OFFICE'S GUIDELINES DATED DECEMBER 21, 1989 FOR CONTAINER, BARGE AND
VESSEL HOLD INSPECTIONS IS HEREBY INCORPORATED.
- THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE KANSAS CITY COMMODITY
OFFICE'S NOTICE TO THE TRADE DATED JULY 5, 1996, REGARDING CHANGES IN THE 
VESSEL LOADING OBSERVATIONS PROCEDURE AND CLARIFICATION OF F.A.S. DELIVERY 
ARE HEREBY INCORPORATED.
- THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE HAS ISSUED A NOTICE TO THE 
TRADE (EOD-68) REGARDING VESSEL LOADING OBSERVATION, DATED MAY 5, 2000, 
WHICH NOTICE IS HEREBY INCORPORATED IN THIS RFP. QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE 
REQUIREMENTS OR COPIES OF THE NOTICES MAY BE OBTAINED FROM MR. NELSON 
RANDALL, CHIEF, PROCESSED COMMODITIES BRANCH, AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF 
AGRICULTURE KANSAS CITY COMMODITY OFFICE, TELEPHONE: (816) 926-6658.
- 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 SHIPPER'S FORWARDER, WILL BE SOLELY 
FOR CARRIER'S ACCOUNT.
- CARRIER SHALL INCLUDE ALL ACTUAL AND ANTICIPATED WAR RISK INSURANCE 
PREMIUMS IN THEIR OFFERED RATES. CARRIER BEARS THE RISK OF ANY INCREASE IN 
WAR RISK PREMIUMS.
- CARRIER SHALL SPECIFY IN THEIR OFFER WHETHER RATE OFFERED IS THE SAME AS 
OR LOWER THAN CARRIER'S APPLICABLE TARIFF RATE AT TIME OF OFFERING. 
CARRIER MUST DECLARE FMC TARIFF NUMBER AND STATE WHETHER RATE OFFERED IS A
CARRIER TARIFF RATE OR A CONFERENCE TARIFF RATE AND WHETHER RATE IS TO BE 
FILED, TO BE MAINTAINED, OR TO BE AMENDED.
- OFFERS TO BE RECEIVED BY 1100 HRS WASH., D.C. TIME SEPTEMBER 30, 2003, AT 
THE OFFICE OF PACIFIC CARGOES, INC., 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. 
(OFFERORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO HAND DELIVER OFFERS TO PACIFIC CARGOES, INC.) 
ONLY OFFERS WHICH ARE RESPONSIVE TO THIS IFB WILL BE CONSIDERED.
- OFFERS TO REMAIN VALID UNTIL 1700 HRS WASH., D.C., OCTOBER 3, 2003.
- 100 PCT FREIGHT PAYMENT SHALL BE MADE DIRECTLY BY CCC (CCC OPERATIONS 
DIVISION, WASH., D.C.) PER SECTION 416(B) REGULATIONS AND BOOKING NOTE 
TERMS.
- OTHERWISE: JAM PROFORMA BOOKING NOTE APPLICABLE TO SECTION 416(B) NFD 
MILK (SEPT 2003).
- OFFER SHOULD INCLUDE: VESSEL NAME / TYPE / FLAG / YEARBLT / LOA / BEAM / 
DWT / DRAFT / GEAR / ETA AT LOAD AND DISCHARGE PORT / FULL STYLE OF CARRIER
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- FREIGHT RATES MUST BE BROKEN DOWN TO COVER THE FOLLOWING:
(A) DOMESTIC INLAND (IF APPLICABLE); AND (B) OCEAN FREIGHT. OFFERS WHICH 
DO NOT PROVIDE FREIGHT RATE BREAKDOWN WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED RESPONSIVE TO 
THIS TENDER.
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- FREIGHT RATES TO BE QUOTED IN U.S. DOLLARS PER METRIC TON DOOR TO PORT 
DELIVERY. OFFERORS SHOULD SPECIFY SEPARATE FREIGHT RATES FOR EACH OF THE 
FOUR DISCHARGE PORT OPTIONS LISTED ABOVE IN DISCHARGE PORT CLAUSE.
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ADDITIONAL FREIGHT PER METRIC TON ON ENTIRE CARGO FOR EACH ADDITIONAL 
DISCHARGE PORT USED TO BE STATED SEPARATELY. PREMIUMS FOR ADDITIONAL 
DISCHARGE PORTS WILL BE CONSIDERED IN DETERMINING LOWEST LANDED COST IN 
THOSE SITUATIONS WHEN COMMODITIES ARE LIKELY TO BE DISCHARGED AT MORE THAN 
ONE PORT.
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- COPIES OF JAM'S PROFORMA BOOKING NOTE ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST TO 
PACIFIC CARGOES, INC.
- COMMISSION: 2.5 PCT ON FREIGHT / DEADFREIGHT TO SHIPPER'S AGENT IF 
OFFERED DIRECT; IF BROKER INVOLVED, 2/3 OF 2.5 PCT TO SHIPPER'S AGENTS AND 
1/3 OF 2.5 PCT TO BROKER.
- ALL FIXTURES ARE SUBJECT APPROVAL BY USDA.
- FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL PACIFIC CARGOES, INC., WASH., DC TELEPHONE 
202-785-3400 OR FAX NO. 202-296-1160 OR EMAIL: mail@isc-pci.com.
Web Site: http:\\www.isc-pci.com

 

 

 

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