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August 18, 2004 
04-038P
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GOVERNMENT OF YEMEN
FREIGHT TENDER DTD AUGUST 3, 2004 - RESULTS - FOOD FOR PROGRESS

USDA NOS: 
CARGO (A): 04-038P-01
CARGO (B): 04-038P-07
CARGO (C): 04-038P-02/3/5
CARGO (D): 04-038P-06

TWO BOOKINGS
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CARRIER: MAERSK SEALAND
PRIORITY II SERVICE


COMMODITY: WHEAT FLOUR IN 50 KG BAGS
CARGO: (A) 1,560 NMT
(C) 1,770 NMT

LOAD: (A) L CHICAGO
(C) L CHICAGO

DISCHARGE PORT: HODEIDAH AND/OR ADEN (MA'ALLAH) AND/OR MOKHA AND/OR 
MUKALLA AND/OR SALEEF (SALIF), REPUBLIC OF YEMEN AT SHIPPER'S OPTION

SHIPMENT PERIOD: (A) AUG 21, 2004 - SEPT 5,2004
(C) SEPT 6, 2004 - SEPT 20, 2004

FREIGHT RATES: 

HODEIDAH: USD 140.00 PGMT BASIS CARRIER DE-VANNING THE CONTAINERS OR 
USD 135.00 PGMT BASIS HODEIDAH AND BASIS RECEIVERS' DE-VANNING THE CONTAINERS.

ADEN (MA'ALLAH): USD 136.00 PGMT BASIS CARRIER DE-VANNING THE CONTAINERS OR 
USD 131.00 PGMT BASIS RECEIVERS'DE-VANNING THE CONTAINERS.

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CARRIER: WATERMAN STEAMSHIP CORP.
PRIORITY I SERVICE


COMMODITY: WHEAT FLOUR IN 50 KG BAGS
CARGO: (B) 3,910 NMT
(D) 6,260 NMT

LOAD: (B) B MEMPHIS
(D) B MEMPHIS

DISCHARGE PORT: HODEIDAH AND/OR ADEN (MA'ALLAH) AND/OR MOKHA AND/OR 
MUKALLA AND/OR SALEEF (SALIF), REPUBLIC OF YEMEN AT SHIPPER'S OPTION

SHIPMENT PERIOD: (B) AUG 21, 2004 - SEPT 5,2004
(D) SEPT 6, 2004 - SEPT 20, 2004

FREIGHT RATE: USD 166.53 PGMT

August 4, 2004 04-038P
Tender

Freight Tender: ISC,Food for Progress,Yemen,Flour

INTERNATIONAL SERVICES CORP., WASH., D.C., AS AGENT FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF 
YEMEN (SHIPPER), REQUESTS OFFERS OF U.S. AND NON-U.S. FLAG GEARED VESSELS 
TO TRANSPORT THE FOLLOWING CARGO(ES) UNDER THE FOOD FOR PROGRESS PROGRAM:
- IFB NO. 04-038P
- APPLICABLE USDA KCCO INVITATION: 074A
- CARGO(ES):

(A) UP TO 1,560 NET METRIC TONS OF WHEAT FLOUR IN 50 KG BAGS
AVAILABLE: COMMODITY SUPPLIER'S SHIPMENT PERIOD
NET 08/21/04 AND NLT 09/05/04
COMMODITY SUPPLIER: ADM MILLING CO FOR 540 NMT AND CONAGRA INC FOR
1,020 NMT
INTERMODAL - LAKES - POINT OF ORIGIN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (LCHI)
(SEE LOAD/DELIVERY TERMS IN IFB WITH RELEVANT INFORMATION RELATING
TO THIS CARGO)
(B) UP TO 3,910 NET METRIC TONS OF WHEAT FLOUR IN 50 KG BAGS
AVAILABLE: COMMODITY SUPPLIER'S SHIPMENT PERIOD
NET 08/21/04 AND NLT 09/05/04
COMMODITY SUPPLIER: ADM MILLING CO
INTERMODAL - BRIDGE - POINT OF ORIGIN MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (BMEM)
(C) UP TO 1,770 NET METRIC TONS OF WHEAT FLOUR IN 50 KG BAGS
AVAILABLE: COMMODITY SUPPLIER'S SHIPMENT PERIOD
NET 09/06/04 AND NLT 09/20/04
COMMODITY SUPPLIER: ADM MILLING CO FOR 820 NMT AND CONAGRA INC FOR
950 NMT
INTERMODAL - LAKES - POINT OF ORIGIN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (LCHI)
(SEE LOAD/DELIVERY TERMS IN IFB WITH RELEVANT INFORMATION RELATING
TO THIS CARGO)
(D) UP TO 6,260 NET METRIC TONS OF WHEAT FLOUR IN 50 KG BAGS
AVAILABLE: COMMODITY SUPPLIER'S SHIPMENT PERIOD
NET 09/06/04 AND NLT 09/20/04
COMMODITY SUPPLIER: CONAGRA, INC. FOR 70 NMT, HORIZON MILLING FOR
1,000 NMT, AND ADM MILLING CO FOR 5,190 NMT
INTERMODAL - BRIDGE - POINT OF ORIGIN MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (BMEM)

- 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 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(S) 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 TRANSSHIPMENT PORTS, AND ESTIMATED ETA AT 
FIRST OR SOLE DISCHARGE PORT.
- DISCHARGE PORT(S): HODEIDAH AND/OR ADEN (MA'ALLAH) AND/OR MOKHA AND/OR 
MUKALLA AND/OR SALEEF (SALIF), REPUBLIC OF YEMEN AT SHIPPER'S OPTION. 
DECLARATION OF DISCHARGE PORT(S) IS TO BE ADVISED TO CARRIER NOT LATER THAN 
PASSING GIBRALTAR (IN CASE OF TRANS-ATLANTIC ROUTING) OR NOT LATER THAN 
PASSING SINGAPORE (IN CASE OF TRANS-PACIFIC ROUTING).
- CARRIERS OFFERING FOR A RANGE OF TONNAGES MUST SUBMIT AN OFFER IN 
INCREMENTS OF 1000 MT BEGINNING WITH THE MINIMUM TONNAGE UP TO THE MAXIMUM 
TONNAGE. CARRIERS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A SPECIFIC TONNAGE ON A 
MIN/MAX BASIS ONLY SHOULD SUBMIT ONE RATE FOR THAT TONNAGE.
- IF CARGO IS CONTAINERIZED BY CARRIER, CARRIER MUST CERTIFY THAT EACH 
CONTAINER UTILIZED TO LOAD YEMEN WHEAT FLOUR 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, 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 
YEMEN'S WHEAT FLOUR CARGOES. NO CONTAINER MINIMUMS SHALL APPLY.
- FOR NON-LINER VESSELS, ANY ADDITIONAL COMPLETION CARGO(ES) MUST BE DULY 
SEPARATED, MUST BE COMPATIBLE AND NON-INJURIOUS TO YEMEN'S FOOD FOR 
PROGRESS WHEAT FLOUR CARGO(ES), MUST BE DETAILED IN OFFER OR APPROVED BY 
SHIPPER/USDA IF CONTRACTED AFTER FIXTURE OF YEMEN'S FOOD FOR PROGRESS WHEAT 
FLOUR CARGO(ES). FOR ALL VESSELS, PART CARGOES OF PESTICIDES, POISONS, OR 
CHEMICALS HARMFUL TO FLOUR ARE NOT PERMITTED TO BE SHIPPED ON SAME VESSEL 
AS YEMEN'S FOOD FOR PROGRESS WHEAT FLOUR CARGO(ES).
- OFFERS OF NAMED VESSELS ONLY.
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- LOAD/DELIVERY TERMS: AS PER PART II PROFORMA BOOKING NOTE CLAUSE 1(C) FOR 
ALL CARGOES. [PLEASE NOTE THAT DESPITE DESIGNATION AS INTERMODAL - LAKES -
POINT OF ORIGIN (LCHI) FOR CARGOES A AND C, THE APPLICABLE LOAD/DELIVERY
TERMS ARE BASIS 1(C) OF PART II OF THE PROFORMA BOOKING NOTE I.E. 
INTERMODAL - BRIDGE - POINT OF ORIGIN.]
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- CLAUSE 2 OF PART II OF THE PROFORMA BOOKING NOTE IS REPLACED WITH THE 
FOLLOWING LANGUAGE:
DISCHARGE/DELIVERY TERMS:
THE CARGO IS TO BE DISCHARGED AT CARRIER'S EXPENSE WITH NO DEMURRAGE/NO 
DESPATCH/NO DETENTION. THE CARGO IS TO BE DELIVERED TO RECEIVER/CONSIGNEE 
AT PLACE OF REST, END OF HOOK, ALONG SIDE VESSEL. WITHOUT GUARANTEE FROM 
SHIPPER, TYPICAL UNLOADING IS VIA VESSEL'S GEAR TO TRUCKS ALONGSIDE VESSEL, 
AND TYPICAL UNLOADING RATE FOR BAGGED FLOUR IS 1,000 MT PER DAY AT ADEN 
(MA'ALLAH), HODEIDAH, AND SALEEF (SALIF) AND 600 MT PER DAY AT MOKHA AND 
MUKALLA.
IF CARGO IS CONTAINERIZED, ONCE CONTAINER HAS BEEN DISCHARGED AND PLACED 
AT REST AT PORT OF DISCHARGE (CONTAINER YARD), CARRIER IS TO PROVIDE THIRTY 
(30) DAYS CONTAINER FREE TIME TO RECEIVERS WHO MAY MOVE CONTAINERS TO 
LOCATIONS OUTSIDE THE PORT IN WHICH CASE RECEIVERS WILL STRIP (DE-VAN) 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 CONTAINERS WITHIN THE THIRTY (30) 
DAYS FREE TIME ALLOTED. ALTERNATIVELY, RECEIVERS MAY ELECT TO HAVE CARRIER 
STRIP THE BAGGED CARGO FROM THE CONTAINERS AND PLACE THE BAGGED CARGO INTO 
PORT WAREHOUSE / STORAGE OR ONTO RECEIVERS' TRUCKS AT CARRIER'S TIME, RISK 
AND EXPENSE.
- DELIVERY DELAY ASSESSMENT (DDA): TRANSIT TIME DDA WILL BE ASSESSED BASIS 
RED SEA AND BASIS NON-URGENT CARGO. SEE PROFORMA BOOKING NOTE, PART II, 
CLAUSE 15 FOR FULL DETAILS.
- WITHOUT GUARANTEE FROM SHIPPER, THE FOLLOWING ARE THE VESSEL RESTRICTIONS 
AT DISCHARGE PORT(S):
(A) HODEIDAH: MAXIMUM S.W. ARRIVAL DRAFT: 32 FT, MAXIMUM LENGTH OVERALL 
(LOA): 200 M.
(B) ADEN (MA'ALLAH): MAXIMUM S.W. ARRIVAL DRAFT: 11 M, MAXIMUM LENGTH 
OVERALL (LOA): 187.5 M.
(C) MOKHA: MAXIMUM S.W. ARRIVAL DRAFT: 26 FT, MAXIMUM LENGTH OVERALL 150 M.
DAYLIGHT NAVIGATION ONLY.
(D) MUKALLA: MAXIMUM S.W. ARRIVAL DRAFT: 8.5 M, MAXIMUM LENGTH OVERALL
160 M.
(E) SALEEF (SALIF): MAXIMUM S.W. ARRIVAL DRAFT: 16 M, MAXIMUM LENGTH 
OVERALL 400 M.
- COMPULSORY CRANE HIRE CHARGES AT DISCHARGE PORT(S), IF APPLICABLE,
ARE FOR CARRIER'S ACCOUNT.
- VESSELS ARRIVING WITH EXCESS DRAFT MAY BE SUBJECT TO FINES AT DISCHARGE 
PORT(S) AND SUCH FINES WILL BE SOLELY FOR CARRIER'S ACCOUNT IF LEVIED.
- CARRIERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VESSEL ARRIVING AT DISCHARGE PORT(S) MEETING 
THESE VESSEL RESTRICTIONS. ANY LIGHTENING REQUIRED AS A RESULT OF 
VESSEL'S FAILURE TO ARRIVE AT DISCHARGE PORT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE 
STATED VESSEL RESTRICTIONS IS FOR CARRIER'S TIME, RISK AND EXPENSE. 
LIGHTENING, IF REQUIRED, TO BE ACCOMPLISHED IN THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF 
YEMEN AND TO BE CERTIFIED. LIGHTENING MUST BE INTO DAUGHTER VESSEL(S) 
WHICH MUST BE SUITABLE TYPE VESSELS FOR BAGGED WHEAT FLOUR, AND MUST MEET 
VESSEL RESTRICTIONS/GEAR REQUIREMENTS FOR DISCHARGE PORT(S).
- VESSEL TYPE RESTRICTIONS: TOWED BARGES ARE EXCLUDED. NON-VESSEL 
OPERATING COMMON CARRIERS (NVOCC) MAY NOT BE EMPLOYED TO CARRY U.S. FLAG OR 
FOREIGN FLAG SHIPMENTS.
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- SPECIAL FUMIGATION PROVISION FOR BAGGED FLOUR AND APPLICABLE ONLY TO 
YEMEN:
(1) FLOUR SHALL BE FUMIGATED WITHIN 5 DAYS PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF ITS 
LOADING INTO THE CONVEYANCE (LASH BARGE, CONTAINER, AND/OR VESSEL). FOR 
LASH BARGES, IF LASH BARGES CANNOT BE FUMIGATED AT POINT OF LOADING TO LASH 
BARGE, THEN LASH BARGES ARE TO BE FUMIGATED WITHIN 5 DAYS PRIOR TO LASH 
BARGES BEING LOADED ABOARD LASH CARRIER (MOTHER VESSEL) AT U.S. LOAD PORT. 
THE FUMIGATION IS TO BE WITNESSED BY THE FEDERAL GRAIN INSPECTION SERVICE 
(FGIS). FGIS WILL ISSUE A LETTER TO THE CARRIER EVIDENCING THAT THE 
FUMIGATION TOOK PLACE. A COPY OF FGIS'S LETTER MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE 
CARRIER AS PART OF THE DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS FOR PAYMENT OF THE OCEAN 
FREIGHT. ALL COSTS RELATIVE TO THE FUMIGATION OF CARGO, INCLUDING 
WITNESSING BY FGIS AND SUBSEQUENT LETTER PROVING SUCH, ARE FOR THE 
CARRIER'S ACCOUNT. FUMIGATION TO BE IN ACCORDANCE TO USDA KCCO'S NOTICE TO 
THE TRADE EOD-83 AND THE APPLICABILITY DATES OF THE NOTICE ARE WAIVED.
(2) AT DISCHARGE PORT AND UPON INSPECTION BY YEMENI GOVERNMENT INSPECTORS, 
IF CARGO AND/OR VESSEL IS FOUND TO BE INFESTED, AND PROVIDED CLEAN ON BOARD 
BILLS OF LADING WERE ISSUED, CARRIER WILL ARRANGE FOR THE CARGO AND VESSEL 
TO BE FUMIGATED WITHIN 24 HOURS OF DISCOVERY OF SUCH INFESTATION, AT 
CARRIER'S TIME, RISK AND EXPENSE. CARRIER'S DESIGNATED FUMIGATION 
CONTRACTOR THAT WOULD BE UTILIZED BY CARRIER AT DISCHARGE PORT(S), SHOULD 
CARRIER BE REQUIRED TO FUMIGATE THE CARGO AS PER ABOVE CIRCUMSTANCES, IS TO 
BE NAMED TOGETHER WITH FUMIGATION COMPANY'S FULL STYLE IN CARRIER'S FREIGHT 
OFFER UNDER THIS FREIGHT TENDER.
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- VESSEL GEAR REQUIREMENTS (BREAKBULK): VESSELS TO SUPPLY CRANES OR 
SWINGING DERRICKS AT EACH HATCH, IN GOOD WORKING ORDER, GINS AND FALLS AND 
NECESSARY MOTIVE POWER FOR FUNCTIONING THEM 24 HOURS A DAY, ON ANY DAY, AT 
CARRIER'S EXPENSE. VESSEL TO HAVE MECHANICAL OR HYDRAULIC HATCH COVERS. IF 
NOT, CARRIER IS TO PROVIDE RAIN TENTS FOR ALL THE HATCHES. OPENING AND 
CLOSING OF HATCHES TO BE CARRIED OUT BY VESSEL'S CREW FREE OF CHARGE TO 
RECEIVERS. SLINGS AT THE DISCHARGING PORT ARE TO BE SUPPLIED BY 
CARRIER/VESSEL FREE OF CHARGE TO RECEIVERS. NOTICE OF VESSEL'S READINESS 
TO DISCHARGE MAY NOT BE TENDERED BEFORE VESSEL FULLY EQUIPPED WITH 
DISCHARGING EQUIPMENT.
FOR CONTAINERIZED CARGO, CARRIER IS TO PROVIDE ALL EQUIPMENT WHETHER 
ON-BOARD VESSEL OR SHORESIDE REQUIRED TO DISCHARGE THE CONTAINERS.
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- NON-LINER FOREIGN FLAG VESSELS MUST NOT BE OLDER THAN 20 YEARS AND MUST 
BE CLASSED HIGHEST IN LLOYD'S REGISTER OR ITS EQUIVALENT. DATE OF ORIGINAL 
CONSTRUCTION, NOT REBUILT DATE, TO GOVERN.
- NON-LINER VESSELS 15 YEARS AND OLDER AND PUSH-MODE ITB UNITS MUST HAVE 
ALL OPENINGS TO CARGO SPACES AND HATCHES' COVERS TIGHTLY SEALED WITH TAPE 
OR BY OTHER MEANS TO ASSURE WATER TIGHT INTEGRITY. THE SEALING SHALL BE 
DONE TO THE SATISFACTION OF ATTENDING NCB SURVEYOR AS ATTESTED BY A SPECIAL 
SURVEY. COST OF SEALING HATCH COVERS/OPENINGS TO CARGO SPACES AS WELL AS 
SPECIAL SURVEY FEES SHALL BE FOR VESSEL CARRIER'S ACCOUNT. SPECIAL SURVEY 
CERTIFICATE SHALL IN NO WAY DIMINISH CARRIER'S LIABILITY AND 
RESPONSIBILITIES TOWARD THE CARGO.
- ONE WAY RATES MUST BE QUOTED IN ADDITION TO ROUND TRIP RATES FOR U.S. 
FLAG NON-LINER VESSELS WHOSE DATE OF ORIGINAL CONSTRUCTION EXCEEDS 15 YEARS 
FROM DATE AT FIXTURE.
- U.S. FLAG APPROVED RATES WILL BE REDUCED TO A LEVEL NO HIGHER THAN THE 
MARITIME ADMINISTRATION FAIR AND REASONABLE RATE IN THE EVENT THAT APPROVED 
VESSEL IS SUBSTITUTED BY A LOWER COST VESSEL TO THE U.S. GOVERNMENT 
(INCLUDING TUG AND/OR BARGE).
FOR U.S. FLAG VESSELS LOADING LESS THAN A FULL CARGO, THE LESS THAN FULL 
CARGO FREIGHT RATE WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REDUCTION TO MEET ANY REVISED 
MARITIME ADMINISTRATION FREIGHT RATE GUIDELINE DUE TO VESSEL LOADING OTHER 
ADDITIONAL CARGO.
- 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.
- THE GOVERNMENT OF YEMEN 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, THE GOVERNMENT OF YEMEN (SHIPPER) 
SHALL ASSIGN THEIR RIGHTS TO THE USDA/CONTRACT RECONCILIATION DIVISION, WHO 
IN TURN SHALL BE THE PARTY WHICH WOULD CONTRIBUTE WITH THE CARRIER 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- OFFERS TO BE RECEIVED BY 1100 HRS WASH., D.C. TIME AUGUST 6, 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 RFP 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
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- FREIGHT RATES MUST BE BROKEN DOWN TO COVER THE FOLLOWING:
(A) DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN INLAND (IF APPLICABLE); (B) OCEAN FREIGHT; AND 
(C) COST OF FUMIGATION. 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 BASIS ONE 
LOADING PORT TO ONE DISCHARGING PORT. SEPARATE FREIGHT RATES TO BE 
PROVIDED FOR EACH DISCHARGE PORT.
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- ADDITIONAL FREIGHT PER METRIC TON ON ENTIRE CARGO FOR EACH ADDITIONAL 
DISCHARGE PORT USED, IF ANY, 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 LOADED OR 
DISCHARGED AT MORE THAN ONE PORT.
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- 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., DC 
TELEPHONE 202-785-3400 OR FAX NO. 202-296-1160 OR EMAIL: mail@isc-pci.com.
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