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Tender 18.094 WFP/Chad RUSF

Tender 18.094 WFP/Chad RUSF

 

BPA-1831

 

GEODIS USA, ON BEHALF OF WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME, HEREBY REQUESTS U.S. AND NON-U.S. FLAG OFFERS FOR TRANSPORT OF THE FOLLOWING PL-480 / TITLE II CARGOES UNDER USAID’S BLANKET PURCHASE AGREEMENT:

 

OFFERS ARE DUE LATEST THURSDAY, SEPT. 20, 2018 – 1100 HRS ET. LATE OFFERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
 

CARGO DESCRIPTION:

 

WFP SI# 7800001237 CHAD

UP TO 270 NMT RUSF 150/100

LOAD: RKIN – EX PLANT EDESIA / NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852 (1B)

AVAIL: PROMPT

DISCH:  DOUALA

*CONTAINERIZATION REQUIRED – CY DELVY W/21 DAYS FREE TIME (2C)

 

RUSF: RATES REQUESTED BSS USD PER TEU & FEU ALL-INCLUSIVE.

*FOR THIS PARTICULAR PRODUCT, OFFERS BASIS FOOD-GRADE CONTAINERS A/O FGIS INSPECTED CONTAINERS ARE ACCEPTABLE.

 

AWARD WILL BE MADE ON BEST VALUE TO THE PROGRAM, INCLUDING SERVICE, PAST PERFORMANCE & PRICE

 

FIRM OFFERS ONLY WILL BE CONSIDERED.

https://forums.info.usaid.gov/index.php?q=usaid-procurement-announcements/notices-trade

 

There have been significant changes to the Cargo Preference legislation. Offerors are encouraged to review the USAID notice on the same, available at:

 

https://forums.info.usaid.gov/index.php?q=usaid-procurement-announcements/notices-trade

 

All vessel substitution requests must be reviewed by USAID. The proposed substitute vessel should be of the same type as the originally awarded vessel. This applies to both U.S. and foreign flag vessel substitutions. The proposed substitute vessel must also appear on the applicable Maritime Administration U.S. or foreign flag vessel list which can be accessed using the following URL:

http://www.marad.dot.gov/ships_shipping_landing_page/cargo_preference/cargo_humanitarian_assistance/cargo_human_assistance_reports/Humanitarian_Food_Aid_Reports.htm

USAID Notice to the Trade dated July 22, 2009 - Freedom of Information Act Requests (FOIA):

Please be advised that effective immediately, all ocean carriers submitting freight proposals in response to P.L. 480 Title II freight RFPs for mark and count cargoes and/or bulk cargoes and/or overseas and/or domestic preposition cargoes must include one of the statements below in each freight offer submitted. Please note that this statement is required for each offer submitted. For offers submitted through WBSCM, one of the statements below must appear in the Free Form Remarks Section for each offer submitted. Each page of each offer submitted outside of WBSCM must include one of the following statements:

  1. This freight proposal, whether successful or unsuccessful, contains trade secrets or commercial financial information which are privileged and confidential and exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. Section 552. Furthermore, this information is prohibited from disclosure under the Trade Secrets Act, 18 U.S.C. Section 1905.

— OR —

  1. This freight proposal, whether successful or unsuccessful, may, in the future, be made public or released under a FOIA request.

For questions regarding this FOIA notice, please send inquires toOceantransportation@usaid.gov

 

"The food shipped under this solicitation is provided under the authority of section 202(a) of the Food for Peace Act."

Transatlantic Barge Clause (W.AFR):

 

Towed barges will be considered in the Transatlantic Trade provided all cargo is containerized and stowed under deck. To qualify as “Under Deck” stowage, the containers must be stowed in a hold or compartment below the weather deck capable of being ventilated and allotted entirely to the carriage of cargo. It must be bound by permanent decks or bulkheads or the shell of the vessel, completely protected from salt spray and weather elements. No other stowage arrangement will be considered unless the carrier has received written notification from the shipper(s) and USAID providing approval for a specific vessel prior to that vessel participating in any Title II Transatlantic food aid shipments.

 

CENTRAL AMERICAN/CARIBBEAN BARGE CLAUSE:

 

IF A BARGE IS OFFERED FOR SERVICE, IT MUST BE OF SUCH A TYPE TO ADEQUATELY PROTECT THE CARGO, EITHER BY DESIGN, SUCH AS A HOUSE OR MULTI-DECK BARGE, OR BY USE OF PERMANENT BIN WALLS, PROVIDED THE COMMODITY IS CONTAINERIZED.

 

OFFER "MUST" INCLUDE:

- VESSEL/FLAG/VOY
- FULL ROUTING INCLUDING INTENDED LOAD PORT AND RELAY PORT(S).
- ETD LOAD PORT 
- ETA DISCHARGE PORT 

OFFERS BSS FCL ARE SUBJECT TO WFP BOOKING NOTE (JAN 01, 2005), AS AMENDED.

 *WFP REQUESTS SWB’s BE ISSUED IN LIEU OF OBL’s.

 

EMAIL OFFERS TO:

 

GEODIS USA
ATTN: F.TRIPODI
EMAIL:

 

frank.tripodi@geodis.com

worldfoodops.ff.us@geodis.com

 

PLEASE CONTACT US SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING SAME.

 

END.


GEODIS USA AS AGTS FOR WFP 

CC: USAID BULLETIN BOARD
        WFP BROKER PANEL