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10.25.04 Award
04-086P

A. Tender Nr: 094A-KYR-MC-FFE-04-086P
Shipper/charterer: Mercy Corps
Destination: Kyrgyzstan

1.Owner: American President Lines (APL)
Vessel: Sealand Motivator V422 (P-1) 
Cargo description: 
Reference Number: 04MC4197-35
Booking Nr: 500103521
USDA Tracking Nr: 04-086P-02
Quantity/Commodity/Packing: 40 MT MR in 50 kg bag
Load Point/Availability: HOUS
Availability Date: 12.10.04 
Load Port: HOUS
ETD Houston: 12.16.04
ETA Bremerhaven: 01.04.05
ETD Bremerhaven: (by train) 01.04.05
Discharge port/Destination: Balykchi , Kyrgyzstan
ETA Balykchi: 01.19.05
Freight rate: $263.44/MT (O/F: $90.75/MT, Foreign inland:
$172.69/MT)Thanks and best regards,

2. Owner: Maersk Sealand
Cargo description: 
A) Reference Number: 04MC4197-29
Booking Nr: AID201544
USDA Tracking Nr: 04-086P-04
Quantity/Commodity/Packing: 210 MT AP in 50 kg bag
Load Point/Availability: HOUS
Availability Date: 12.10.04 
Load Port: HOUS
Vessel: SL Motivator V0502 (P-1)
ETD Houston: 12.16.04
ETA Rotterdam Delta Term: 01.19.05
Discharge port/Destination: Bishkek , Kyrgyzstan
Freight rate: $224.00/MT (O/F: $80.00/MT, Foreign inland: $142.00/MT,
Fumigation: $2.00/MT)

B)Reference Number: 04MC4197-30
Booking Nr: AID201545
USDA Tracking Nr: 04-086P-07
Quantity/Commodity/Packing: 200 MT AP in 50 kg bag
Load Point/Availability: HOUS
Availability Date: 12.10.04 
Load Port: HOUS
Vessel: SL Motivator V0502 (P-1)
ETD Houston: 12.16.04
ETA Rotterdam Delta Term: 01.19.05
Discharge port/Destination: Osh, Kyrgyzstan
Freight rate: $227.00/MT (O/F: $80.00/MT, Foreign inland: $145.00/MT,
Fumigation: $2.00/MT)

C)Reference Number: 04MC4197-32
Booking Nr: AID201546
USDA Tracking Nr: 04-086P-06
Quantity/Commodity/Packing: 160 MT Oil-veg in 6/4 liter plastic
Load Point/Availability: RMEM
Ship NET/NLT: 11.06.04/11.20.04
Load Port: Charleston
Vessel: SL Florida V 0422 (P-1)
ETD Char: 12.12.04
ETA Rotterdam Delta Term: 01.13.05
Discharge port/Destination: Bishkek , Kyrgyzstan
Freight rate: $242.00/MT (O/F: $70.00/MT, US inland: $30.00/MT, Foreign
inland: $142.00/MT)

D) Reference Number: 04MC4197-33
Booking Nr: AID201547
USDA Tracking Nr: 04-086P-09
Quantity/Commodity/Packing: 160 MT Oil-veg in 6/4 liter plastic
Load Point/Availability: RMEM
Ship NET/NLT: 11.06.04/11.20.04
Load Port: Charleston
Vessel: SL Florida V 0422 (P-1)
ETD Char: 12.12.04
ETA Rotterdam Delta Term: 01.13.05
Discharge port/Destination: Osh , Kyrgyzstan
Freight rate: $242.00/MT (O/F: $70.00/MT, US inland: $30.00/MT, Foreign
inland: $142.00/MT)

E) Reference Number: 04MC4197-34
Booking Nr: AID201548 
USDA Tracking Nr: 04-086P-05
Quantity/Commodity/Packing: 80 MT MR in 50 kg bag
Load Point/Availability: HOUS
Availability Date: 12.10.04 
Load Port: HOUS
Vessel: SL Motivator V0502 (P-1)
ETD Houston: 12.16.04
ETA Rotterdam Delta Term: 01.19.05
Discharge port/Destination: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Freight rate: $222.00/MT (O/F: $80.00/MT, Foreign inland: $142.00/MT)

F)Reference Number: 04MC4197-36
Booking Nr: AID201549
USDA Tracking Nr: 04-086P-08
Quantity/Commodity/Packing: 80 MT MR in 50 kg bag
Load Point/Availability: HOUS
Availability Date: 12.10.04 
Load Port: HOUS
Vessel: SL Motivator V0502 (P-1)
ETD Houston: 12.16.04
ETA Rotterdam Delta Term: 01.19.05
Discharge port/Destination: Osh, Kyrgyzstan
Freight rate: $225.00/MT (O/F: $80.00/MT, Foreign inland: $145.00/MT)

3. Owner: PONL/Farrel Lines 
Vessel: Enterprise V4149 (P-2) 
Cargo description: 
Reference Number: 04MC4197-31
Booking Nr: AIA4149401
USDA Tracking Nr: 04-086P-03
Quantity/Commodity/Packing: 50 MT Oil-veg in 6/4 liter plastic
Load Point/Availability: RMEM
Ship NET/NLT: 11.06.04//11.20.04
Load Port: Charleston
ETA Charleston: 12.15.04
ETA relay Cagliari: 12.27.04
ETA disport Poti: 01.08.05
Discharge port/Destination: Balykchi , Kyrgyzstan
Freight rate: $300.00/MT (O/F: $73.00/MT, Domestic inland:$33.00/MT;
Foreign inland: $194.00/MT)

4. Owner: PONL/Farrel Lines 
Vessel: PONL Pinta V4350, GB flag (P-3) 
Cargo description: 
Reference Number: 04MC4197-28
Booking Nr: AIG4350402
USDA Tracking Nr: 04-086P-01
Quantity/Commodity/Packing: 90 MT AP in 50 kg bag
Load Point/Availability: HOUS
Availability Date: 12.10.04 
Load Port: HOUS
ETA Houston: 12.18.04
ETA relay Cagliari: 01.01.05
ETA disport Poti: 01.13.05
Discharge port/Destination: Balykchi , Kyrgyzstan
Freight rate: $273.00/MT (O/F: $79.00/MT, Foreign inland: $194.00/MT)


04-086P Amendment 
Oct. 5, 2004

Request post the following amendment #1 to freight tender Mercy Corps
Kyrgyzstan FFE Inv 094A -

CLAUSE #9 OF THE FREIGHT TENDER OF MERCY CORPS KYRGYZSTAN FFE INV 094A
IS AMENDED TO READ: "9. Final destination - on carrier's through B/L to
receivers' warehouses as above. In-transit customs clearance to be
performed and paid for by carrier. Customs clearance at destination
should be the responsibility of the receivers.

INSTEAD OF: "9. Final destination - on carrier's through B/L to
receivers' warehouses as above. All customs clearance, including
in-transit and final customs clearance to be performed and paid for by
carrier".

ALL OTHERS TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE FREIGHT TENDER REMAIN UNCHANGED
AND IN FULL FORCE AND EFECT.

04-086P    Tender
October 1, 2004


Request post the following freight tender under Mercy Corps Kyrgyzstan
FFE Inv 094A -

1. Tender No.: 094A-KYR-MC-FFE-04-086T
2. Date: September 30, 2004
3. Shipper: Mercy Corps
4. Issued by Panalpina, Inc. (hereafter Panalpina)
5. Cargo description: 

KYRGYZSTAN - Oil-veg must be containerized in 20 foot containers.
Bagged cargoes may be containerized for convenience of carriers provided
containerized cargoes are delivered to receivers in break bulk form.
Unstuffing of containers and stacking of cargoes at receivers' warehouse
to be at owners' time, risk and expense. 

a. Ref Nr: 04MC4197-28
Commodity: AP
MT: 90
Pack size: 50 kg bags
Load port: HOUS
Availability: 12.10.04
Discharge port: Balykchi
Destination: Kyrgyzstan 

b. Ref Nr: 04MC4197-29
Commodity: AP
MT: 210
Pack size: 50 kg bags
Load port: HOUS
Availability: 12.10.04
Discharge port: Bishkek
Destination: Kyrgyzstan 

c. Ref Nr: 04MC4197-30
Commodity: AP
MT: 200
Pack size: 50 kg bags
Load port: HOUS
Availability: 12.10.04
Discharge port: Osh
Destination: Kyrgyzstan 

d. Ref Nr: 04MC4197-31
Commodity: Oil-veg
MT: 50
Pack size: 6/4 liter plastic
Load port: RMEM
Ship NET/NLT: 11.06.04//11.20.04
Discharge port: Balykchi
Destination: Kyrgyzstan 

e. Ref Nr: 04MC4197-32
Commodity: Oil-veg
MT: 160
Pack size: 6/4 liter plastic
Load port: RMEM
Ship NET/NLT: 11.06.04//11.20.04
Discharge port: Bishkek
Destination: Kyrgyzstan 

f. Ref Nr: 04MC4197-33
Commodity: Oil-veg
MT: 160
Pack size: 6/4 liter plastic
Load port: RMEM
Ship NET/NLT: 11.06.04//11.20.04
Discharge port: Osh
Destination: Kyrgyzstan 

g. Ref Nr: 04MC4197-34
Commodity: MR
MT: 80
Pack size: 50 kg bags
Load port: HOUS
Availability: 12.10.04
Discharge port: Bishkek
Destination: Kyrgyzstan 

h. Ref Nr: 04MC4197-35
Commodity: MR
MT:40
Pack size: 50 kg bags
Load port: HOUS
Availability: 12.10.04
Discharge port: Balykchi
Destination: Kyrgyzstan 

i. Ref Nr: 04MC4197-36
Commodity: MR
MT: 80
Pack size: 50 kg bags
Load port: HOUS
Availability: 12.10.04
Discharge port: Osh
Destination: Kyrgyzstan 

6. Ocean freight rate to be in US dollars per MT and must be all
inclusive. All inclusive rate must break out the following components:
Ocean freight, inland transportation (domestic and foreign), and any
applicable stacking charges at final destination.

7. Full berth terms, all inclusive, no demurrage, no despatch, no
detention on vessels, containers, rail cars, trucks and/or trailers
(BENDS).

8. Discharge port: to be stated in offer, but in owners' option. 

9. Final destination - on carrier's through B/L to receivers'
warehouses as above. All customs clearance, including in-transit and
final customs clearance to be performed and paid for by carrier.

10. Shipper will impose a loading delay assessment (LDA) of $ 1.00
per M/T reduction in freight rate per day or pro-rata. The LDA will be
assessed for each day or pro-rata, beyond the contracted load date, plus
a seven (7) day grace period, that the vessel fails to present, and to
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. 

11. Shipper will impose a delivery delay assessment (DDA) of $1.00 PMT
per day or pro-rata for all cargo arriving at discharge port beyond
fifty (50) days after the bill of lading date of said cargo. The DDA,
if any, will be deducted from the ocean freight payment.

12. Other details/information required:
a. Freight to be paid by USDA/CCC, 65% upon vessel's arrival at port of
discharge and 35% after notice by the charterer/receiver certifying
delivery of cargo to final destination
b. If cargoes are containerized the following special note must
apply:
NOTE: Each container should be inspected and has to be certified by FGIS
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 with the other
documentation required for payment of 65% of ocean freight.
c. Vessel's itinerary and current position.
d. Full particulars on vessel owners including company name,
officers, address, telephone and fax numbers and bank references.
e. ETA load port, estimated transit time from load port to
discharge port and estimated delivery time from discharge port to each
of the receivers' warehouses in Kyrgyzstan.
f. Owner's load berth at load port.
g. Type/mode of service 

13. Carriers are fully and solely responsible for any penalty assessed
against the cargo by U.S. Customs enforced compliance program for
outbound documentation due in whole or in part to carrier's delay in
verifying the final load count and providing said count to Panalpina,
Inc. 

14. Carriers shall include all actual and anticipated war risk insurance
premiums in their offered rates. Owners bear the risk of any increase
in war risk insurance premiums.

15. Evaluations 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.

16. Contract and payment terms: Except to the extent provided above, the
tender is subject to the US Food Aid Booking Note dated May 01, 2004,
which are fully incorporated herein. 

17. Panalpina, along with the United States Department of Agriculture,
reserves the option to require freight payment to be made through US
bank's Powertrack System. Such option to be declared by Panalpina prior
to cargo lifting. If Powertrack option is declared, carrier shall be
responsible for establishing an account directly with US bank.

18. Section 408 of the U.S Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1998,
Public Law 105-383 (46 U.S.C. Section 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 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 tender may be preference cargo, offerors must
warrant that vessel(s) and owner/operators are not disqualified to carry
such cargo(es). 

19. Commodity, load port and intermodal point abbreviations as per USDA
form KC-362. Delivery terms per USDA Notice to be Trade of April 5,
1995. For any commodities allocated basis intermodal supplier's plant,
vessel owners must comply with supplier's load and capacity
capabilities. When owners fail to comply with supplier's load
capabilities, any costs incurred by CCC including but not limited to
carrying charges, liquidated damages, storage, will be for the vessel's
account. The owners must ensure that the containers are placed at the
plant by the commencement of the supplier's shipping period and supply
containers on a continuous basis until the supplier fulfills his
contract quantity. Owners are responsible to offer only for vendors who
match owners' capabilities. Owners are encouraged to refer to KC-362
for the list of plant locations and capabilities.

20. ISM and ISPS Code Compliance. Carrier guarantees that this vessel,
if required by the ISM (Non self-propelled barges are exempt), and ISPS
code issued in accordance with International Convention for the Safety
of Life at Sea (1974) as amended (SOLAS) complies fully with the
International Safety Management (ISM) Code and the International Ship
and Port Facilities Security (ISPS) Code and will remain so for the
entirety of her employment under this booking note. Upon request,
Carriers to provide Shippers with a copy of the relevant document of
compliance (DOC) and Safety Management Certificate (SMC) in regard to
the ISM Code and the International Ship Security Certificate (ISSC) in
regard to the ISPS Code. Carriers are to remain fully responsible for
any and all consequences from matters arising as a result of the Carrier
or the vessel being out of compliance with the ISM and ISPS code.

21. Shipper reserves the right to require a performance bond in the form
of a certified check or cashier's check drawn on a first-class U.S.A.
bank equivalent to 5 percent of the ocean freight. If shipper elects to
require a performance bond, the check must be made payable to "U.S.
Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, DC
20250. Performance bond to be valid until vessel completes loading.
Performance bond may be required on non-US bookings.

22. The USDA Kansas City Commodity Office Notice to the Trade EOD-68
dated May 5, 2000 "Change in VLO Requirements and Procedures" is hereby
incorporated. A copy of notice can be obtained from the following FTP
site: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/daco/eod_notices/eod68.pdf . A copy of
the VLO Certificate must be submitted as part of the freight payment
package. 

23. All flour to be fumigated under USDA Notice to the Trade EOD-83
dated June 13, 2001 (NT EOD-83) and that this fumigation protocol is
extended to include all shipping periods for this invitation.

24. If cargo and/or vessel is found to be infested at discharge port and
provided clean bills of lading were issued, fumigation to be at owners
time, risk and expense.

25. Offers from NVOCC's will not be considered.

26. Shipper reserves the right to accept or reject any and all offers.

27. All fixtures are subject to final approval by the shipper,
USDA/KCCO/EOD.

28. Offers must be in writing and may be hand delivered in sealed
envelope, or submitted by fax at (703) 733-4353 to Panalpina, Inc.,
22750 Glenn Drive, Sterling, VA 20164. Telephone offers are not allowed
and will not be considered.

29. Offers must be received by no later than 1100 hours Washington, DC
time Tuesday, 05 October 2004. If a fax offer begins to print before
1100 hours and continues past that time, charterers will consider the
offer as received on time. Offer received after 1100 hours will not be
considered.

30. Total commissions 2.5%. If offered direct, 2.5% to Panalpina. If
offered through a broker, 2/3 of 2.5% to Panalpina and 1/3 of 2.5% to
owners' broker.

For further information call Panalpina (703) 674-2317. END 

Thanks and best regards,

Bert Chavez

 

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