07-069P Madagascar Award
June 9, 2009
Notice of Awards 07-069P CARE Madagascar
CR-07-00857 CARE Madagascar / 191050
110 NMT VO - Cartons (6/4-Litre-R)
Intermodal - Bridge: Houston, TX
Date At US Port: 20-Jul (Estimated)
Ex-Plant Dates: NET 16-Jun / NLT 30-Jun
Discharge Port: Toamasina
Ocean Carrier: Maersk Line
Vessel/Flag: Maersk Wisconsin / USA (P1)
Booked Rate/GMT: $325.00 (Ocean $310.00 / Non-Ocean $15.00)
07-069P Madagascar Tender
May 14, 2009
IFB Number: 07-069P
Program: Food for Education
Date: May 14, 2009
Issued By: Muller Shipping Corporation
On Behalf of: CARE
Offers for this IFB are NOT to be submitted via the USDA FBES System.
Freight offers are due no later than 11:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time on May 18, 2009 and are to be submitted to Muller Shipping Corporation by telefax at 516-256-7701, or hand-delivered to One Industrial Plaza, Building E. Valley Stream, NY 11581.
Offers from NVOCC’s will not be considered. Shipper reserves the right to accept or reject any or all offers.
Availability/At Port Date for commodity deliveries F.A.S. vessel for this Solicitation is August 5, 2009 but supplier contracts for delivery may allow for earlier shipment from origin points. The potential supplier shipping periods will be
- Shipping Period for inland plants: June 16 – July 15, 2009
- Shipping Period for plants located at the port: July 1 - 31, 2009
Carriers awarded cargo bookings will be required to provide an acceptable vessel loading schedule and to receive cargoes in accordance with supplier contractual shipping dates and delivery terms.
EXPANSION OF TERMINAL DESIGNATIONS WITHIN THE PORT OF HOUSTON, TEXAS
Effective with Title II Invitation 028 issued on January 23, 2008, the Notice to the Trade EOD-150 (Pilot Program for Load Port Surveys and Processed Commodity Bidding Basis Houston, Texas) is cancelled. USAID Notice to the Trade dated April 5, 2006 “F.A.S. Allocated Commodities at Houston and Jacinto” is also rescinded. This means that beginning with INV 028, Houston will no longer be available as an approved delivery point. Offerors must select terminals within the Port of Houston as listed in Notice to the Trade: Expansion of Terminal Designations Within The Port Of Houston, Texas. The notice is posted on the USAID Ocean Notices website at http://www.usaid.gov/business/ocean/notices/. A complete list of delivery/bid point codes, including the new Houston delivery/bid point codes, is available at: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=coop&topic=pas-ex-ap
110 MT VO in 6/4-Litre Cartons (Round metal)
Delivery: Toamasina, Madagascar
Discharge Terms: BN Part II Option 2.(A)(ii). Containerization required. Carrier rates to include discharge port charges described as “frais de debarquement” and “peage portuaire au debarquement” and all services covered by those charges.
Upon completion of discharge from the vessel, a period of not less than 21 days free time is required.
LDA – Applicable.
DDA – Not Applicable.
A. Dispute Resolution: Part II Clause 27.(A) [Arbitration] to be applicable to any contract(s) awarded under this IFB.
B. All carriers awarded cargoes to any destination will be required to cooperate with Receiver’s surveyors and to allow surveyors access to cargoes, including on-board vessels when shipped breakbulk or when containers are carried aboard a non-cellurized vessel.
1. Evaluation and contract award: offers which do not comply with mandatory requirements of this 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. The shipper reserves the right to award without discussion. Award(s) will be to the lowest responsive offeror meeting the mandatory requirements of this IFB.
2. Prior to cargo booking awards, Offerer will be required to provide named vessel(s) with reasonable and acceptable loading schedules and transit times. For vessels not in a regularly scheduled liner service, this to include vessel’s current position and full itinerary from date of booking until arrival at the port of discharge (or place of final delivery if beyond the discharge port). Carrier also to provide full particulars on vessel owner's company including officers, address and bank reference (unless already on file).
3. Booked rates are to be all-inclusive and stated per gross metric ton. All-inclusive rates which include costs for services other than port to port ocean transportation must include a breakdown of the ocean charge component and each of the following other charges, as applicable: domestic inland transportation, foreign inland transportation, application of desiccants, fumigation or destination bagging. No minimum bill of lading quantities or charges or minimum container quantities or charges to apply.
4. Freight payment to be made through U.S. Bank’s Powertrack system. Carrier shall be responsible for establishing an account directly with U.S. Bank.
5. Total commissions 2.5%. If offered direct, 2.5% to Muller Shipping Corporation. If offered through a broker, 2/3 of 2.5% to Muller Shipping Corporation, and 1/3 of 2.5% to owners’ broker.
6. In keeping with U.S. Customs enforced compliance program for outbound documentation, carriers are hereby notified that any assessments against the shipper/cargo interests due in whole or in part to delay by carrier in verifying final load count and providing same to Muller Shipping Corporation, or for loading on a vessel ahead of the booked schedule without prior approval and notification to Muller will be solely for carrier’s account.
7. Provisions applicable to all Free Time requirements herein unless otherwise indicated: Free Time will not commence until a consignment is completely off-loaded from the vessel and available to receivers with all Carrier requirements completed. The contracted Free Time is to include all costs for storing the commodities at a suitable facility, including marine containers and related equipment when applicable, as well as all warehousing costs/terminal storage/ground rent charges, however so described, and any movement and handling of equipment and commodities during the Free Time period. Any charges beyond the Free Time are to be handled in accordance with Booking Note Part II Clause 13 and are not to exceed the port’s published tariff or other customary local charges.
9. Except to the extent as provided above, all awards under this IFB, will be subject to the terms and conditions of Part II of the U.S. Food Aid Booking Note dated November 1, 2004 which are fully incorporated herein. A copy of these terms and conditions may be obtained from http://www.usaid.gov/business/ocean/notices/. For further information call 516-256-7700.
END OF FREIGHT TENDER