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04-048P

Awards 10.08.04

IRD FREIGHT TENDER DTD SEPTEMBER 1, 2004 - RESULTS 
SECTION 416(B) PROGRAM
USDA NO. 04-048P-01

CARGO: 200 NET METRIC TONS OF NFD MILK IN 25 KG BAGS
AVAILABLE: COMMODITY SUPPLIER'S SHIPMENT PERIOD
NET 11/15/04 AND NLT 11/19/04

INLAND PLANT LOCATION: R-STOCKTON, CA

DISCHARGE PORT: COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

FIXED WITH: APL, LTD.

PORT OF EXPORT: OAKLAND

SERVICE: U.S. FLAG PRIORITY II

FREIGHT RATE(S): USD 102.49 PGMT

FREIGHT RATE BREAKDOWN: 
OCEAN FREIGHT USD 65.00 PGMT; 
DOMESTIC INLAND: USD 37.49 PGMT.

Tender September 1, 2004

Freight Tender: IRD,416(b),IRD,NFD Milk,Sri Lanka

INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP., WASH., D.C., AS AGENT FOR INTERNATIONAL 
RELIEF AND DEVELOPMENT, INC. (IRD), 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. 04-048P
- CARGO(ES):
(A) UP TO 200 NET METRIC TONS OF NFD MILK IN 25 KG BAGS
AVAILABLE: COMMODITY SUPPLIER'S SHIPMENT PERIOD NET 11/15/04 AND
NLT 11/19/04
INLAND PLANT (WAREHOUSE)/LOCATION: TRANS-HOLD, INC., STOCKTON, CA
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, TRACK #970, STOCKTON, CA 95203
CONTACT: RON COALE, OFFICE TEL. (209) 603-4993, WAREHOUSE TEL.
(209) 462-0220, FAX (209) 462-0188
- THE U.S. FOOD AID BOOKING NOTE FOR PACKAGED COMMODITIES, PARTS I AND II,
DATED MAY 1, 2004 IS THE PROFORMA BOOKING NOTE APPLICABLE FOR THE CARGO(ES)
UNDER THIS FREIGHT INVITATION FOR BIDS. THIS INVITATION FOR BIDS DOES 
CONTAIN ADDITIONAL TERMS NOT CONTAINED IN THE PROFORMA BOOKING NOTE AS WELL 
AS AMENDMENTS / MODIFICATIONS TO THE PROFORMA BOOKING NOTE AND SUCH 
ADDITIONAL TERMS AND SUCH AMENDMENTS / MODIFICATIONS SHALL BE INCORPORATED 
INTO BOOKINGS CONTRACTED UNDER THIS IFB. COPIES OF THE U.S. FOOD AID 
BOOKING NOTE FOR PACKAGED COMMODITIES ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST TO 
INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP.
- IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE PROGRAM AGREEMENT, ALL WATER SERVICE FROM 
LOAD PORT TO DISCHARGE PORT IS REQUIRED.
- COMMODITY, LOAD PORT AND INTERMODAL POINT ABBREVIATIONS AS PER USDA FORM
KC-362.
- 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 INTERIM PORTS, AND ESTIMATED ETA AT NAMED 
DISCHARGE PORT.
- PRIOR TO SUBMITTING OFFERS, OFFERORS MUST CHECK WITH THE INTERMODAL PLANT 
(WAREHOUSE) FACILITY TO DETERMINE WHAT TYPE OF CONVEYANCE IS ACCEPTABLE AT 
THE INTERMODAL PLANT (WAREHOUSE) FACILITY AS WELL AS THEIR CAPABILITY FOR 
LOADING CONTAINERS.
- THE OCEAN CARRIER MUST CONTACT THE INTERMODAL PLANT (WAREHOUSE) AT LEAST 
72 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE FIRST DAY OF THE SHIPPING PERIOD FROM INTERMODAL 
PLANT (WAREHOUSE) TO ESTABLISH A LOADING SCHEDULE THAT BEGINS ON THE 1ST 
DAY OF THE SHIPPING PERIOD. A COPY OF THE LOADING SCHEDULE FROM EACH 
INTERMODAL PLANT (WAREHOUSE) IS REQUESTED BY USDA KCCO IN WRITING 48 HOURS 
PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE SHIPPER PERIOD FROM THE INTERMODAL PLANT 
(WAREHOUSE). THIS INFORMATION IS REQUIRED BY USDA KCCO/WLED IN ORDER TO 
COORDINATE CHECKLOADING OF THE MILK CONTAINERS AT THE INTERMODAL PLANT 
(WAREHOUSE) AND NO MILK CAN LOAD UNLESS AN EXAMINER IS PRESENT.
- DISCHARGE PORT: COLOMBO, SRI LANKA.
- 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 AN 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.
- LOAD/DELIVERY TERMS: AS PER CLAUSE 1(B) OF PART II OF THE PROFORMA 
BOOKING NOTE.
- CARRIER MUST GIVE AT LEAST 24 HOURS NOTICE OF INTENT TO PICK UP NFD MILK. 
WHEN CALLING TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT, YOU MAY NEED THE COMMODITY 
SUPPLIER'S RELEASE NUMBER.
- DISCHARGING TERMS: AS PER CLAUSE 2(A)(ii) OF PART II OF THE PROFORMA 
BOOKING NOTE WITH THE EXCEPTION THAT THE AMOUNT OF FREE TIME ON CONTAINERS 
WILL BE TWENTY-ONE (21) CALENDAR DAYS.
- DELIVERY DELAY ASSESSMENT (DDA): TRANSIT TIME DDA WILL BE ASSESSED 
BASIS MIDDLE EAST AND SOUTH ASIA AND BASIS NON-URGENT CARGO. SEE PROFORMA 
BOOKING NOTE CLAUSE 15 FOR FULL DETAILS.
- VESSEL TYPE RESTRICTIONS: NON-VESSEL OPERATING COMMON CARRIERS (NVOCC) 
MAY NOT BE EMPLOYED TO CARRY U.S. FLAG OR FOREIGN FLAG SHIPMENTS.
- CARRIER IS TO PROVIDE ALL EQUIPMENT WHETHER ON-BOARD VESSEL OR SHORESIDE 
REQUIRED TO DISCHARGE THE CONTAINERS.
- NON-LINER 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.
- IRD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR REJECT OFFERS.
- WITH RELATION TO CLAUSE 20 OF PART II OF THE PROFORMA BOOKING NOTE, 
SHOULD GENERAL AVERAGE CONDITIONS ARISE, INTERNATIONAL RELIEF AND 
DEVELOPMENT, INC. (SHIPPER) SHALL ASSIGN THEIR RIGHTS TO THE USDA/CONTRACT 
RECONCILIATION DIVISION, WHO IN TURN SHALL BE THE PARTY WHICH WOULD 
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.
- THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE KANSAS CITY COMMODITY OFFICE 
WILL PURSUE RECOVERY OF ANY CARGO LOSS AND/OR CARGO DAMAGE CLAIM ARISING 
FROM THIS SHIPMENT.
- 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 8, 2004, 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. 
(OFFERORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO HAND DELIVER OFFERS TO INTERNATIONAL SERVICES 
CORP.). ONLY OFFERS WHICH ARE RESPONSIVE TO THIS IFB WILL BE CONSIDERED.
- OFFER SHOULD INCLUDE: VESSEL NAME / TYPE / FLAG / YEARBLT / LOA / BEAM / 
DWT / DRAFT / GEAR / ETA AT LOAD AND DISCHARGE PORT / FULL STYLE OF CARRIER
- FREIGHT RATES MUST BE BROKEN DOWN TO COVER THE FOLLOWING:
(A) DOMESTIC INLAND; AND (B) OCEAN FREIGHT. OFFERS WHICH DO NOT PROVIDE 
FREIGHT RATE BREAKDOWN WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED RESPONSIVE TO THIS TENDER.
- FREIGHT RATES TO BE QUOTED IN U.S. DOLLARS PER METRIC TON.
- 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.
- CLAUSE 18(A)(iii) OF PART II OF THE PROFORMA BOOKING NOTE IS AMENDED FOR 
THIS TENDER TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT AS A DOCUMENT REQUIRED TO 
RECEIVE PAYMENT OF OCEAN FREIGHT:
(f) INVOICE FOR PAYMENT OF COMMISSION TO SHIPPER'S AGENT MARKED "PAID" BY 
SHIPPER'S AGENT.
- ALL FIXTURES ARE SUBJECT APPROVAL BY USDA.
- FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP., WASH., D.C.
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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