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PHI-416-03-077P

Award 2.20.04

A. Shipper: Embassy of the Philippines, for and on behalf of the
National Dairy Authority, Government of the Philippines. 
Date award was approved by USDA: 20 November 2003. 
Freight tender #: PHI-416-03-077P
Owner: American President Lines (APL)
Vessel: APL Philippines V076, US flag (non-US feeder to destination)
Itinerary: ETA load port-12.29.03; ETD-12.31.03; ETA
destination-01.22.04

Cargo description: 

Ref: 03GOP416-077P-1
Booking Nr: 500097909
USDA Tracking Nr: 03-077P-01
Cargo: 2,000 MT in 25 kg bags
Available: 11.24.03
Load point: Stockton, CA
Load port: Oakland, CA
Warehouse address: Trans-Hold, Inc.
Truck address: Trans-Hold, Inc., c/o Rough & Ready Island, Building 610,
Gilmore Avenue, Stockton, CA 95203 Rail address: Trans-Hold, Inc., c/o
Rough & ready Island Port of Stockton, CA, Track #970, Stockton, CA
95203 Contact person: Ron Coale
Tel: (209) 603-4993
Fax: (209) 462-0188
Discharge/destination point: Manila
Booked rate: $89.49/MT (O/F: $64.75/MT;US inland freight: $24.74/MT)

SHIPMENT MUST BE IN CONTAINERS. 

Tender 11.07.03

Freight Tender: Philippines-Sec 416(b), Non Fat Dry Milk Powder
Tender No.: PHI-416-03-077P
Panalpina, Inc., Projects Division on behalf of the Embassy of the
Republic of the Philippines for and on behalf of the National Dairy
Authority, hereby requests freight offers for U.S. flag and non-U.S.
flag vessels as follows:

Tender closing 1100 Hours Washington, DC time on Wednesday, 12 November
2003.

1. Tender No. PHI-416-03-077P
2. Date: 07 November 2003
3. Shipper: Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines on behalf of
the National Dairy Authority 
4. Agent: Panalpina, Inc., Project Division (hereinafter Panalpina)
5. Cargo Description/Weights/Availability/ Load point: a total of
2,000 NMT of non-fortified Non Fat Dry Milk (NFDM), medium heat in 25 kg
bags. 
a. Ref: 03GOP416-077P-1
Cargo: 2,000 MT in 25 kg bags
Available: 11.24.03
Load point/port: Stockton, CA
Warehouse address: Trans-Hold, Inc.
Truck address: Trans-Hold, Inc., c/o Rough & Ready Island, Building 610,
Gilmore Avenue, Stockton, CA 95203
Rail address: Trans-Hold, Inc., c/o Rough & ready Island
Port of Stockton, CA, Track #970, Stockton, CA 95203
Contact person: Ron Coale
Tel: (209) 603-4993
Fax: (209) 462-0188
Discharge/destination point: Manila

SHIPMENT MUST BE IN CONTAINERS. 

5. Terms: Full liner terms all inclusive, no demurrage, no
dispatch, no detention both ends. 
A) The cargo shall be delivered to carrier stuffed in carrier's
containers at named point of origin. The carrier shall be responsible
for placing containers at the named point of loading, the costs of
transportation from said named point of loading to the U.S. port of
export and cost of loading the cargo in containers on board the ocean
going vessel. Carrier must provide suitable containers 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 containers will be for the carrier's
account. 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: Receivers will be responsible to receive the
cargo in
containers at carrier's container yard, transport them to their local
warehouse unstuff containers to their warehouse and return empty
containers back to carrier.

Discharge point: as above in Cl. 5 
Receiver: National Dairy Authority
Notify Party (and Coordinator): National Agricultural and Fishery
Council, Apacible Hall, Department of Agriculture Compound, Elliptical
Road, Diliman,, Quezon City, Philippines.

7. Additional terms:
a) Shippers' proforma booking note adapted for Sec 416(b) 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.

8. 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. 
c) Full particulars on intended routing from load point to final
destination including port of embarkation from USA, and any relay point
of transshipment.
d) ETS load port, estimated transit time from load port to
discharge port. ETA discharge port.

9. 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.

10. Offer received after 1100 hours Washington, DC time on
Wednesday, 12 November 2003, will not be considered. Offers will not be
read in public.

11. 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).

12. 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.

13. 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.

14. 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
fifty five (55) days after the bill of lading date of said cargo. The
DDA, if any will be deducted from the ocean freight payment.

15. 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.

16. 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. 

17. 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.

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Ravi R. Singh
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1100 Connecticut Ave. NW Suite 520, Washington DC 20036 USA
Tel: 202 659 2825/ FAX 202 659 2830
email: ravi.singh@panalpina.com
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