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					                     IN THE NAME OF ALLAH




       TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF FERTILIZER
          INTERNATIONAL TENDER IN 2009

THE AGRICULTURAL SUPPORT SERVICES COMPANY ( ASSC), A
COMPONENT OF THE MINISTRY OF JIHAD-E- AGRICULTURE OF THE
ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN, IS CONSIDERING THE PURCHASE OF
2 ITEMS CHEMICAL FERTILIZER THROUGH AN INTERNATIONAL
TENDER FROM THE QUALIFIED AND INTERESTED SELLERS AND
PRODUCERS WITH THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS :

      1. MODE OF PRESENTING OFFERS :

ALL OF QUALIFIED COMPANIES WHICH ARE INTERESTED IN
HAVING COMMERCIAL RELATION WITH A.S.S.C SHOULD SUBMIT
THEIR OFFER     ALONG    WITH RESPONSES TO THE ENCLOSED
QUESTIONS     IN THREE SEPARATE     SEALED  ENVELOPES ( I.E.
ENVELOPE " A" INCLUDING BID BOND AND ENVELOPE "B " INCLUDING
TECHNICAL    SPCS AND RESPONSES TO THE QUESTIONS         AND
ENVELOPE “ C ” INCLUDING OFFERS) AT 10.00 A.M ON SATURDAY
14/11/2009 IN THE PUBLIC TENDER MEETING WITH BIDDERS’
REPRESENTATIVES AT ASSC OFFICE, 9TH FLOOR NO. 1, FORTH
ALLEY, GANDHI STREET, TEHRAN, IRAN.

1-1 BANK GUARANTEES BY    BIDDERS MUST BE AS FOLLOWS :

          -   BANK GUARANTEES ISSUED VIA BANK MELLI IRAN OR
              OTHER COMMERCIAL BANKS IN IRAN OR OTHER NON –
              BANKING INSTITUTE WHO HAS REQUIRED PERMISSION
              VIA CBI.

1-2 BID BONDS (BANK GUARANTEES) CURRENCY SHOULD BE THE
    SAME AS OFFERS CURRENCY .

1-3     BID BONDS AS BANK GUARANTEE SHOULD BE VALID FOR
      THREE MONTHS, EXTENDIBLE AND UNCONDITIONAL AND
      SHOULD BE ONE PERCENT OF HIGHEST AMOUNT OFFERED.

1-4 BID BONDS SHOULD BE GIVEN SEPARATELY FOR EACH ITEM
    OFFERED, AND SPECIFYING TO WHICH TENDER IT IS RELATED.




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1-5 BID BONDS OF THE FIRST AND THE SECOND WINNERS OF THE
    TENDER SHALL BE RETURNED TO THEM AFTER CONTRACT
    SIGNING WITH THE FIRST WINNER AND RECEIPT OF TEN
    PERCENT   PERFORMANCE BANK GUARANTEE. BID BONDS OF
    OTHER BIDDERS SHALL BE RETURNED TO THEM AFTER THE
    RESULTS OF THE TENDER ARE SPECIFIED

  2- COMMODITY / SPECIFICATIONS :

   2-1-GRANULAR TRIPLE SUPER PHOSPHATE
   2-2- GRANULAR DI AMMONIUM PHOSPHATE
   2-3- THE SPECIFICATIONS SHOULD BE AS PER ATTACHMENTS

  3- PACKING / MARKING
   3-1- GRANULAR TRIPLE SUPER PHOSPHATE: BULK / BAGGED
   3-2- GRANULAR DI AMMONIUM PHOSPHATE : BULK / BAGGED

  4- QUANTITY AND SHIPMENT PERIOD:
4 x30000+-5% M/TS FOR SHIPMENT DURING DECEMBER 2009 AND
JANUARY 2010.
DISCHARGE     PORT : IRANIAN SOUTHERN PORTS ( BANDAR IMAM
KHOMEINI , ABBAS AND CHABAHAR)

4-2- GRANULAR DI AMMONIUM PHOSPHATE:
30000 +-5% FOR SHIPMENT DURING DECEMBER 2009 AND JANUARY
2010.
DISCHARGE     PORT : IRANIAN SOUTHERN PORTS ( BANDAR IMAM
KHOMEINI , ABBAS AND CHABAHAR)

NOTE : IN PESPECT TO THE ITEM 4-2 , OFFERS FOR IRANIAN NORTHERN
PORTS AND IN BAGGED ARE ALSO ACCEPTABLE.



  5- DESTINATION :
THE PARTICIPANTS COULD SEND OFFERS ON BASIS OF FOB AND /
OR CFR FO (SEPARATION OF FOB PRICE AND FREIGHT IS OBLIGATED)
ACCORDING TO FOLLOWING ALTERNATIVES :

   5-1- ALL OF   INTERESTED QUALIFIED  COMPANIES   ARE
REQUESTED TO OFFER THE MAXIMUM QUANTITY WHICH THEY CAN
DELIVER .




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   5-2- IN CASE OF OFFERING ON THE BASIS OF CFR FO
   SOUTHERN IRANIAN PORTS, ALL THE OFFERS SHOULD INCLUDE
   FREIGHT RATES FOR IRANIAN VESSEL AND FOREIGN VESSEL
   SEPARATELY.

   5-3-ALL OF OFFERS SHOULD BE      SUBMITTED    BASED     ON
   INDICATED BORDERS SEPARATELY.

   5-4- OFFERS FOR BANDAR ABBAS , IMAM , WILL BE EVALUATED
   SEPARATLY , AND THE TAKEN DECISION WILL BE INDEPENDENT
   FROM EACH OTHER . THEREFORE ONCE MORE THE BIDDERS
   ARE REQUESTED TO OFFER THE MAXIMUM QUANTITY WHICH
   CAN BE DELIVERED IN ANY DISCHARGING PORT / BORDER .


  6- LOADING TERMS :
6-1- NOR TO BE TENDERED WHETHER IN BERTH OR NOT / WHETHER IN
PORT OR NOT / WHETHER IN FREE PRATIQUE OR NOT / WHETHER
CUSTOMS CLEARED OR NOT (WIBON / WIPON / WIFPON / WCCON ).

- NOR TO BE TENDERED TO THE RELEVANT AGENT(S) IN ORDINARY
OFFICE HOURS, SATURDAY AFTERNOON , SUNDAY (OR LOCAL
EQUIVALENTS) AND OFFICIAL HOLIDAYS EXCEPTED.

- IF NOR TO BE TENDERED BEFORE NOON (INCLUDING 12:00 HRS
LOCAL TIME ) LAY TIME TO COUNT FROM 17:00 HRS IF NOR TO BE
TENDERED AFTER NOON LAY TIME TO COUNT AT 8:00 HRS OF THE NEXT
WORKING DAY . TIME FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 8:00 HOURS MONDAY
(OR LOCAL EQUIVALENTS ) AND FROM 17:00 HOURS OF THE DAY
PROCEEDING AN OFFICIAL HOLIDAY UNTIL 8:00 HOURS OF THE NEXT
WORKING DAY EXCEPTED UNLESS USED . IF USED ACTUAL TIME USED
TO COUNT.

6-2- ACCEPTANCE / REJECTION OF THE VESSEL (VSL) WITHIN 24
HOURS FROM RECEIPT OF VSL’S NOMINATION BY THE SELLER
SHOULD BE DECLARED, OTHERWISE VESSEL IS DEEMED TO BE
APPROVED BY THE SELLER.

6-3- PRE NOTICE OF ARRIVAL SHOULD BE DECLARED            15/10
APPROXIMATE AND 7/5/3/2/1 DEFINITE NOTICE OF ARRIVAL.

6-4- LOADING PORT(S) MUST BE DECLARED BY THE SELLER WITHIN
48 HOURS FROM RECEIPT OF VSL’S 10 DAYS ARRIVAL NOTICE,
OTHERWISE, ANY DEVIATION TO THE VSL’S ROTATION TO BE ON
SELLER’S ACCOUNT.



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6-5- SELLER CONFIRMS THAT HE IS AWARE OF THE ISPS RULES
AND REGULATIONS AND CONFIRM THAT HE WILL NOMINATE THE
LOADING PORTS WHICH ARE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THESE NEW
MARITIME SECURITY REGULATIONS AND CONFIRM THAT THE
NOMINATED PORT’S NAME ARE IN THE LIST OF INTERNATIONAL
MARITIMES ORGANIZATION (IMO) IN THIS REGARD.

6-6-     VESSEL'S HOLD ON ARRIVAL AT 1 ST LOAD PORT AND TENDERING
         NOR TO BE CLEAN SWEPT / WASHED DOWN BY FRESH WATER
         AND DRIED UP SO AS TO BE READY IN ALL RESPECTS TO RECEIVE
         CHARTERERS' INTENDED CARGO , FREE OF SALT , RUST SCALE
         AND PREVIOUS CARGO RESIDUE TO THE SATISFACTION OF THE
         CHARTERERS' SURVEYOR . THE SURVEYOR MAY APPLY HOSE
         TEST SILVER – NITRATE TEST TO CHECK ABOVE CONDITION AND
         IF VESSEL FAILS TO PASS ANY HOLD INSPECTION / TEST AS
         ABOVE , LAY TIME TO CEASE FM TIME OF SUCH FAILURE TILL
         REINSPECTION / RETEST AND PASS AGAIN.

6-7-     RATE OF LOADING :

RATE OF LOADING : ……………………………….
PER WEATHER WORKING DAY OF 24 CONSECUTIVE HOURS ( BASIS 4
HOOKS / 4 HATCHES IF LESS ON PRORATA BSS ) SATURDAY , SUNDAY &
OFFICIAL HOLIDAY EXCLUDED UNLESS USED

 NOTE : IN CASE OF LOADING FROM MOROCCO , ALL OTHER
TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS PER AFRICANPHOS CHARTER PARTY
(C/P).  BEING AWARE AND WITH FULL KNOWLEDGE OF THE
PREVAILING RULES / REGULATIONS IN MOROCCO I.E. CHARTERING
CONDITIONS ON AFRICANPHOS C/P, THE SELLER CONCLUDED THE
CONTRACT AND THE CONTENTS OF THE CONTRACT – EXCEPT
WHERE IT REMAINS SILENT - PREVAIL . NEVERTHELESS , IN
RELATION TO ABOVE MENTIONED RULES /REGULATIONS, THE
SELLER IS FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CLAIMS RAISED BY ANY
THIRD PARTIES.

6-8-     DEMURRAGE / DESPATCH

       CARGO TONNAGE (NET)            DEMURRAGE
       UPTO – 14249 M/T                 USD 5,000
       14,250 – 18,999 M/T             USD 6,000
       19,000 –28,499 M/T              USD 8,000
       28,500 – 37,999 M/T             USD 10,000
       38,000 M/T AND MORE              USD 12,000

   -     DESPATCH RATE: HALF DEMURRAGE ON WORKING            TIME
         SAVED BASIS.


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     -    FRACTION OF A DAY TO BE CALCULATED ON PRO RATA
          BASIS.

6-9-      DEM / DES SETTLEMENT :

        a. DEMURRAGE / DISPATCH AT LOAD PORT IF ANY TO BE
           SETTLED DIRECTLY BETWEEN SHIPPERS / SELLEERS AND
           OWNERS .
        b. DEMURRAGE / DISPATCH AT DISCHARGE PORT IF ANY TO
           BE SETTLED DIRECTLY BETWEEN CHARTERER / BUYER
           AND OWNERS WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER COMPLETION OF
           CARGO DISCHARGE AND PRESENTATION S.O.F AND N.O.R.
           TIME SHEET AT DISCHARGE PORTS SIGN BY MASTER –
           AGENT AND ALL RELEVANT PARTIES.
- THE EXCEPTIONAL CASES , WILL BE ONLY PERFORMABLE IF TO
BE CONFIRMED BY BUYER.


7-       VESSEL’S SPECIFICATIONS :

7-1- VESSEL TO BE CLASSIFIED BY INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF
CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY (EQUIVALENT TO LLOYDS 100A1).

7-2- THE VESSEL SHOULD BE GEARED , GRAB FITTED AND BE
EQUIPPED WITH CRANES OF MIN 25 M/TS CAPACITY AND GRABS
OF MIN. 10 CUBIC METER.

7-3-      VESSEL EXCLUSIVELY CAN LOAD THE INTENDED CARGO AND
          OWNERS SHOULD NOT LOAD ANY OTHER CARGO.

             c. VESSEL CAN LOAD AND DISCHARGE AS SINGLE DECKER
                BULK CARRIER.

             d. CARGO TO BE LOADED AS SOLE CARGO , CARGO TO BE
                LOADED INTO VESSEL'S CLEAR / UNOBSTRUCTED HOLDS
                BEING CLEAN SUITABLE AND AVAILABLE FOR THE
                INTENDED CARGO.

             e. OWNER/ SELLER ( IN CFR CONTRACTS) CONFIRM THAT IN
                CASE ANY PART OF THE CONSIGNMENT IS LOADED IN
                INACCESSIBLE PLACES , THE OWNERS WILL BEAR THE
                COSTS OF THAT CERTAIN PORTION .MEANTIME FOR THE
                SAID PORTION THE OWNERS ACCEPT THE LAY TIME TO BE
                CEASE ON PRORATA BSS EFFECTED HOLDS.

7-4- THE VSL TO BE UNDER 25 YEARS OLD AND MUST HAVE
NECESSARY MARITIME OF NAVIGATION DOCUMENTS / CERTIFICATES
VALID DURING THE VOYAGE .

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7-5-VSL MUST HAVE THE ISPS CODE AND MUST BE IN STRICT
COMPLIANCE WITH ISPS CODE RULES AND REGULATIONS .

7-6-   OWNERS/ SELLER GUARANTEE THAT VESSEL NOT TO BE
       BLACKLISTED BY ARAB BAYCOTT OFFICE. VESSEL NOT TO
       CALL AT ANY ISRAEIL PORT(S) WITHIN THE LAST SIX MONTHS
       AS WELL AS DURING THIS VOYAGE .

7-7-   THE VSL SHOULD BE IN GOOD CONDITION , CAPABLE OF
       LOADING , DELIVERY , AND DISCHARGING OF CARGO LD/ DIS
       OPERATIONS.

7-8-   ANY TAXES /DUES ON VESSEL/ FREIGHT ( IF ANY) WILL BE ON
       OWNER’S / CARRIERS ACCOUNT AT BOTH ENDS.

7-9-   OWNERS/ SELLER GUARANTEE THAT VESSEL'S CRANES AND
       GRABS ARE SUITABLE FOR LOADING AND DISCHARGING FROM
       ALL HOLDS OF THE VESSEL FOR SUCH A CARGO IN ALL
       SOUTHERN IRANIAN PORTS . ALL GEARS CAN OPERATE
       SIMULTANEOUSLY AND WILL BE MAINTAINED IN GOOD ORDER
       THROUGHOUT THE DURATION OF THIS CHARTER AS PER VSL'S
       DESCRIBED , ANY CONSEQUENTIAL LOSSES ON ACCOUNT OF
       VESSELS GEARS AND GRABS       MACHINERY'S INABILITY TO
       PERFORM AS PER THE DECLARED RATED CAPACITY SHALL BE TO
       OWNERS ACCOUNT AND LAY TIME TO CEASE ON PRORATA BSS,
       ALL DIRECT COST AT OWNERS ACCT AND RESPONSIBILITY.

7-10- VESSEL'S HATCHES SHOULD BE WATERTIGHT.

         f. OWNERS/ SELLER GUARANTEE THAT VESSEL'S HATCH
            COVERS ARE TO BE WATERTIGHT ALL THROUGHOUT THIS
            CHARTER PERIOD AND IF ANY HATCH COVER(S) ARE
            FOUND TO BE DEFECTIVE , SAME TO BE RECTIFIED AT
            OWNERS' TIME AND EXPENSE TO CHARTERERS'
            SATISFACTION . CHARTERERS ALSO HAVE THE RIGHT TO
            CARRY OUT HOSE TEST ON ALL HATCHES AT ANY TIME
            DURING THIS CHARTER.

7-11- THE VSL SHOULD HAVE NECESSARY AND VALID MARITIME
      OR NAVIGATION DOCUMENT / CERTIFICATES INCLUDING
      I.S.M.C

   -   PERFORMING VSL TO REMAIN FULLY PANDI COVERED AND H+M
       INSURED THROUGHOUT THE DURATION OF THIS PERIOD.

   -   OWNERS/ SELLER CONFIRM VSL ENTERED WITH A FIRST CLASS
       P&I CLUB FOR FULL COVER INCLUDING WRECK REMOVAL

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    CLAUSE AND SHIP'S OIL POLLUTION RISKS AND SHALL REMAIN
    SO FOR THE DURATION OF THIS CHARTER .

-   OWNERS/ SELLER TO CHECK AND ENSURE VSL MEETS ALL LOAD/
    DISPORT RQRMNTS/ REGULATION / LIMITATION.

-   OWNERS/ SELLER GUARANTEE THAT THEY ARE FULLY AWARE OF
    ALL RESTRICTION AT LOAD / DISCHARGE PORTS (INCLUDING
    MAX LENGTH, DEPTH, WIDTH….., AND DUE TO ANY RESTRICTION
    AT LOAD PORT IF VSL CANNOT LOAD MIN CARGO AS PER
    CONTRACT DEAD FRT TO APPLY AND ALL DIRECT RELATED COST
    IN OWNERS ACCT AND DUE TO ANY RESTRICTION AT DISCHARGE
    PORT , LIGHTER AGE / LIGHTENING TO OWNERS/ SELLER ACC. IF
    REQUIRED.

-   VESSEL SHOULD COMPLY WITH LOAD / DISCHARGE PRT RULES /
    REGULATIONS / LIMITATIONS.

-   VESSEL IS NOT SUBJECT TO ANY OUTSTANDING ITF RELATED
    ISSUE / DISPUTE INCLUDING ANY PROBLEMS BETWEEN HEAD
    OWNERS AND DISPONENT OWNERS WHICH MAY DELAY
    BERTHING / UNBERTHING / LOADING / DISCHARGING AND
    OWNERS/ SELLER IS FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SAME.

-   VESSEL IS FREE OF ANY ASIAN GYPSY MOTH AND NOT TRADE TO
    CIS PORT DURING LAST 6 MONTHS.

-   VESSEL SHALL NOT CHANGE OWNER SHIP DURING THIS
    CHARTER PERIOD , VESSEL MAY CHANGE CLASS DURING
    CHARTER PERIOD PROVIDED THAT CHARTERERS CONFIRM SAME
    AND ALWAYS NEW CLASS BE ONE OF THE SIX MAJOR
    CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES (LLOYDS /BV/ DNV/ABS/NIPPON/ GL).

-   VESSEL'S HULL AND MACHINERY INSURANCE SHALL BE FULLY
    MAINTAINED AND WILL NOT BE CHANGED DURING THE
    CURRENCY OF THIS CHARTER PARTY .

-   UPON NOMINATION OF VSL , OWNERS            WILL   PROVIDE
    FOLLOWING CERT AND INFORMATION :

-   HEAD OWNERS – DISPONENT OWNERS FULL STYLE (CHAIN C/P)

-   MANAGEMENT FULL STYLE

-   VSL'S FULL TC DESCRIPTION

-   VSL'S FULL ITIN WITH ETA LOAD PORT


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-   VSL'S G.A PLAN / CAPACITY PLAN

-   PRE STOWAGE PLAN PROVIDED BY MASTER

-   LAST PSC REPORT

-   LAST AND NEXT DD/ SS

-   TIME OF CRANE CIRCLE

-   CLASS CERT.

-   P& I CERT

-   INT. LOAD LINE CERT.

-   CERT. OF INSURANCE

-   IN. OIL POLLUTION AND PREVENTION CERT .

-   GEAR CERT.

-   ISSC CERT.

-   CARGO SHIP SAFETY CERT.

-   CONSTRUCTION CERT.

-   CARGO SHIP SAFETY EQUIPMENT.

-   CARGO SHIP SAFETY RADIO.

-   VESSEL TO PROVIDE SUITABLE / WORKABLE BOTTOM TANK TOP
    SPACE UNDER DECK WITH PROPER VENTILATION . CARGO
    SPACES ALLOCATED TO BE IN MAIN CARGO COMPARTMENTS
    ONLY. ITS SAID HOLD / HATCHES BEING FULLY WORKABLE /
    ACCESSIBLE AND UN OBSTRUCTED AT ALL TIMES AT LOAD /
    DISCHARGE PORTS.

-   OWNERS/ SELLER GUARANTEE THAT ALL OFFICERS AND CREW
    ARE    COMPLYING    WITH   VACCINATION   AND   SANITARY
    REGULATIONS IN ALL PORTS OF CALL AND CORRESPONDING
    CERTIFICATES ARE AVAILABLE ON BOARD. ANY DETENTION AND
    / OR FINES RESULTING FROM NOT HAVING THERE CERTIFICATES
    ON BOARD TO BE FOR OWNERS' ACCOUNT.




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  -   OWNERS/ SELLER WARRANT THAT VESSEL HOLDS FIT FOR
      LOADING INTENDED CARGO AND ALL HATCHES COVERS ARE
      WATER TIGHT .

  -   VESSEL SHALL NOT CHANGE OWNERSHIP OR VOYAGE CHARTRS
      OWNER , CLASS , FLAG OR NAME WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN
      NOTIFICATION TO CHARTERERS DURING THE CHATRER PERIOD.

NOTE 1 : NAME AND SPECIFICATIONS OF THE VSL MUST BE
NOTIFIED TO A.S.S.C AND SELLER AT LEAST 10 DAYS PRIOR TO
LOADING .

NOTE 2 : IN CASE OF FOREIGN VESSEL , BIDDERS SHOULD SUBMIT
THEIR FREIGHT RATE INCLUDING THE TEN PCT EXTRA CHARGES.

8- SHIPPING / DISCHARGING TERMS:

8-1- THE CARRIER / OWNERS/ SELLER (IN CFR CONTRACTS) WILL REVERT
WITH 15/10/7 APPROXIMATE AND 5/3/2/1 DAYS DEFINITE NOTICE OF
ARRIVAL AT DISCHARGE PORT

8-2- CARGO TO BE LOADED AND DISCHARGE INTO VESSELS CLEAR /
UNOBSTRUCTED HOLDS BEING CLEAN SUITABLE AND AVAILABLE FOR
THE INTENDED CARGO.

- OWNERS/ SELLER CONFIRM THAT IN CASE ANY PART OF THE
CONSIGNMENT IS LOADED IN INACCESSIBLE PLACES , THE OWNERS
WILL BEAR THE COSTS OF THAT CERTAIN PORTION . MEANTIME FOR
THE SAID PORTION THE OWNERS ACCEPT LAY TIME TO CEASE ON
PRORATA BSS EFFECTED HOLDS.

- NO CARGO TO BE LOADED IN DEEP TANKS , WING TANKS , BUNKER
SPACE OR ANY OTHER NOT ACCESSIBLE SPACE.

8-3- LOADING IN HATCH COMINGS NOT ALLOWED.

8-4- TRANSSHIPMENT NOT ALLOWED.

8-5- WRITTEN NOTICE OF READINESS (N.O.R) AT DISCHARGING PORT
SHOULD BE GIVEN TO CARGO OWNER’S REPS .IN ORDINARY OFFICE
HOURS ON A WORKING DAY (SATURDAY TO WEDNESDAY : 07:30 TO
14:00 HOURS AND ON THURSDAY 07:30 TO 12:00 HOURS THR AFT FH
EXCLUDED ),ALWAYS WHETHER IN PORT OR NOT WHETHER IN BERTH
OR NOT/ WHETHER IN FREE PRATIQUE OR NOT / WHETHER CUSTOM
CLEARED OR NOT (WIPON / WIBON / WIFPON / WCCON ) . IF WRITTEN
N.O.R IS RECEIVED AND SIGNED AND STAMPED BY ASSC
REPRESENTATIVE BEFORE NOON (12:00 INCLUDED),THEN LAY TIME IS
TO COMMENCE AT 17:00 HOURS OF THE SAME DAY.

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8-6- IF N.O.R IS RECEIVED AND SIGNED AND STAMPED BY ASSC
REPRESENTATIVE IN THE AFTERNOON, BEFORE CLOSING TIME THEN
LAY TIME IS TO COMMENCE AT 08:00 HOURS OF THE FOLLOWING
WORKING DAY, PROVIDED THAT THE VSL IS PROPERLY AND IN ALL
RESPECT READY FOR DISCHARGING OF THE WHOLE CARGO,
OTHERWISE SUCH AN N.O.R IS NOT VALID .

8-7- DISCHARGING TO BE CARRIED OUT ON THE BASIS OF MIN 4
WORKABLE HATCHES / HOOKS AT DISCHARGING PORT IF LESS
PRORATA BSS. IF ANY TECHNICAL PROBLEM OCCURS ON THE
HATCHES / HOLDS / CRANES / GRABS (IF ANY) DURING DISCHARGING
OPERATION , LAY TIME SHOULD COUNT ON PRO RATA BASIS FROM
TIME OF SUCH FAILURE , UNTIL THE PROBLEM IS SOLVED AND TIME
LOST WILL BE ON CARRIER'S/SELLER'S ACCOUNT .IN CASE OF TIME OF
CRANES CIRCLE WILL BE MORE THAN THE ANNOUNCED TIME , TIME OF
DISCHARGE WILL BE CEASED ON PRORATA BSS.

8-8- LAY DAYS TO BE CALCULATED PER WEATHER WORKING DAY
OF 24 CONSECUTIVE HOURS .

8-9- THURSDAY   AFTERNOON , FRIDAY AND OFFICIAL HOLIDAYS
EXCLUDED , EVEN IF USED .

8-10- THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY ARE DEFINED TO START
AT 12:00 HOURS ON THURSDAY AND TO FINISH AT 08:00 HOURS
ON SATURDAY .

8-11- OFFICIAL HOLIDAYS START AT 17:00 HOURS THE DAY
BEFORE HOLIDAY(S) AND FINISH AT 08:00 HOURS OF THE FIRST
WORKING DAY AFTER HOLIDAY.

8-12- AT LOAD AND DISCHARGE PORT FOLLOWING TIME NOT TO COUNT
AS LAY TIME :
- TIME OF HOLD INSPECTION

- HOLD CLEANING IF REQUIRED

- SHIFTING FROM PILOT STATION ANCHORAGE TO BERTH

- FIRST AND LAST OPENING AND CLOSING OF HATCHES NOT TO COUNT
AS LAY TIME AT BOTH ENDS.

- TIME FOR DRAFT SURVEYOR AT BOTH ENDS

- TIME USED BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF LAY TIME NOT TO COUNT
AS LAY TIME BEND.


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8-13- RATE OF DISCHARGING : 3000 M/TS PWWD THUAFTFHEX EIU




   9. PERFORMANCE BANK GUARANTEE.
SELLER MUST SUBMIT WITHIN 20 DAYS AFTER CONCLUSION OF
THE   CONTRACT   AN   UNCONDITIONAL   PERFORMANCE  BANK
GUARANTEE WITH 3 MONTHS VALIDITY AND EXTENDIBLE FOR
ANOTHER TWO PERIODS OF 3 MONTHS EQUAL TO TEN PCT OF
TOTAL VALUE OF THE CONTRACT TO BE ISSUED BY BANK MELLI
IRAN CENTRAL BRANCH / BANK MELLAT OR BANK KESHAVARZI OR
BANK TEJARAT TEHRAN IN FAVOR OF CARGO OWNER .

   10. INSPECTION :
10-1- QUALITY , QUANTITY AND ANALYSIS OF THE GOODS SHOULD
BE INSPECTED BY AND INTERNATIONAL INSPECTOR AT LOADING
PORT AND AT LOADING TIME , AT SELLER’S ACCOUNT.

10-2- SELLER MUST PROVIDE FACILITIES FOR THE BUYER
REPRESENTATIVE(S) TO VISIT AND SURVEY ALL     PHASES OF
PRODUCTION, STORAGE , LOADING AND TRANSPORTATION . THE
INTERVENTION BY THE BUYER’S REPRESENTATIVE DOES NOT
DEPRIVE    THE   SELLER  AND  INSPECTION  COMPANY   FOR
FULFILLMENT OF THEIR CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS.

10-3- APART FROM THE     INSPECTION CARRIED OUT AT THE
LOADING PORT THERE WILL BE ALSO AN INSPECTION AT THE
DISCHARGE PORT FOR ANALYSIS OF QUALITY AND QUANTITY BY
INSPECTOR APPOINTED BY BUYER , SO FOR THE PURPOSE OF QUALITY
ANALYSIS THERE WILL BE A JOINT SAMPLING OF THE GOODS AT
DISCHARGE PORT BY BUYER’S AND SELLER’S REPRESENTATIVES
AND FOUR SEALED AND SIGNED SAMPLES WILL BE DRAWN, TWO
WILL BE KEPT BY BUYERS, ONE BY SELLER AND ONE WILL BE
SENT TO A LAB. IN IRAN CHOSEN BY THE BUYER.

10-4- IF THE RESULT OF SUCH ANALYSIS IS OBJECTED BY THE
SELLER , ANOTHER SAMPLE KEPT BY THE BUYERS WILL BE SENT
TO A MUTUALLY AGREED           INTERNATIONAL LAB. AND THE
FINDINGS OF SUCH LAB WILL BE FINAL AND BINDING FOR BOTH
PARTIES.
NEEDLESS TO SAY , IN CASE OF ANY DISCREPANCY IN QUALITY OF THE
PRODUCT WITH THE SPECIFICATION MENTIONED IN THE CONTRACT ,
BUYER HAS THE RIGHT TO RETURN THE PRODUCT BACK TO THE
ORIGIN AND TO COMPENSATE THE SUSTAINED DAMAGES THROUGH
SELLER'S PBG AS PER CONSIDERATION OF THE PURCHASING
COMMITTEE OF BUYER .
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  11. PAYMENT ;
AFTER RECEIPT    OF THE P.B.G., A.S.S.C. WILL OPEN AN
UNCONFIRMED, IRREVOCABLE, AND NON- TRANSFERABLE L/C IN
SELLER’S FAVOUR THROUGH BANK MARKAZI OF THE ISLAMIC
REPUBLIC OF IRAN TO COVER THE VALUE OF THE CONTRACT ,
PAYABLE AGAINST PRESENTATION OF THE FOLLOWING SHIPPING
DOCUMENTS :

       a. COMMERCIAL    INVOICE  (MENTIONING   ALSO   THE
          FREIGHT RATE) ISSUED BY THE SELLER. THE
          ORIGINAL TO BE LEGALIZED OR CERTIFIED        BY
          CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND EMBASSY / CONSULATE
          OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN IN BENEFICIARY’S
          COUNTRY.

       b. FREIGHT INVOICE ISSUED BY THE CARRIER OR THEIR
          AGENT IN CFR – FO CONTRACTS , THE ORIGINAL TO
          BE LEGALIZED OR CERTIFIED OR VISAED BY
          CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

       c. CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN, ISSUED BY CHAMBER OF
          COMMERCE THE ORIGINAL TO BE LEGALIZED OR
          CERTIFIED OR VISAED BY THE EMBASSY / CONSULATE
          OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN IN THE COUNTRY
          OF ORIGIN.

       d. CERTIFICATE OF INSPECTION OF QUALITY AND
          QUANTITY , ISSUED UNDER INSPECTION PROVISIONS
          OF THIS TEXT AND THE ORIGINAL TO BE LEGALIZED
          OR CERTIFIED    OR VISAED   BY CHAMBER     OF
          COMMERCE IN THE COUNTRY OF LOADING.

       e. FULL SET OF CLEAN ON BOARD BILL(S) OF LADING
          MARKED “FREIGHT PREPAID.” IN CFR CONTRACTS
          AND “FREIGHT PAYABLE AS PER CHARTER PARTY” OR
          “FREIGHT COLLECT” IN FOB CONTRACTS.

       f. CERTIFICATE OF RADIATION (AS MENTIONED UNDER
          SPECIFICATIONS.)

       g. RECEIPT OF AN INTERNATIONAL AIR COURIER
          INDICATING THAT THE NON- NEGOTIABLE COPIES OF
          THE SHIPPING DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED BY
          THEM FOR PROMPT DELIVERY TO A.S.S.C.
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        h. ALL THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO BE PREPARED IN
           ONE ORIGINAL AND THREE COPIES EXCEPT SELLER’S
           COMMERCIAL INVOICE WHICH SHOULD BE IN ONE
           ORIGINAL AND FOUR COPIES AND B/L IN THREE
           ORIGINALS.

        i. L/C NUMBER AND THE NAME OF AGRICULTURAL
           SUPPORT SERVICES COMPANY AS NOTIFY PARTY
           SHOULD APPEAR ON ALL DOCUMENTS.

        j. ANY CHANGE/S IN THE NR . OR KIND OF DOCUMENTS
           IN CASE OF BUYER’S CONFIRMATION IS ALLOWED .

   12.INSURANCE :

CARGO INSURANCE TO BE ARRANGED BY A.S.S.C. AND INSURANCE
COST TO BE ON A.S.S.C.’S ACCOUNT . UNDERWRITER’S    NAME
SHOULD BE MENTIONED ON ALL DOCUMENTS.

   13.FORCE MAJEURE :

IS DEFINED BY US AS FWS :
        A. WAR
        B. STRIKE
        C. ACT OF GOD BEYOND THE CONTROL OF HUMAN
           BEING .

   14.DISPUTE SETTLEMENT
- THE LAWS OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN SHALL SOLELY
GOVERN THE PRESENT CONTRACT AND THE RELATIONS BETWEEN THE
TWO PARTIES AS WELL AS ANY ISSUES RELEVANT THERETO OR ARISING
THEREOF . ALL DISPUTE ARISING DUE TO NON- FULFILLMENT OF
OBLIGATIONS RELATED TO THIS CONTRACT , BE IT OVER THE NATURE
OF THE TRANSACTION OR ANY OTHER INTERPRETATIONS THEREOF
AND / OR RELATED TECHNICAL ISSUES ( TOTALLY OR PARTIALLY )
SHALL BE SETTLED ON THE AMICABLE GROUNDS. OTHERWISE , SUCH
DISPUTES SHALL SOLELY BE SETTLED IN THE FRAMEWORK OF IRANIAN
LAWS AND THROUGH COMPETENT LEGAL AUTHORITIES TRIBUNALS OF
THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN . THE DECISIONS MADE BY THE
IRANIAN COURTS SHALL BE FINAL AND ENFORCEABLE AND THE
DECREES ISSUED BY SUCH COURTS SHALL BE EFFECTIVE AT ANY
COMPETENT COURT IN ANY OTHER COUNTRY.




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   15.OTHER CONDITIONS

15-1 PAYMENT SHALL BE MADE VIA IRREVOCABLE NON-
    TRANSFERABLE AND UNCONFIRMED AT-SIGHT LETTERS OF
    CREDIT OPENED BY THE CENTRAL BANK OF IRAN.

15-2 THE PLACE OF PRODUCTION ( PRODUCING COUNTRY ) OF
    THE GOODS SHOULD BE CLEARLY INDICATED . GOODS
    PRODUCED IN OR SHIPPED FROM ISRAEL WILL NOT BE
    ACCEPTED.

15-3 SELLERS    UNDERTAKE    THAT THE   IRANIAN  LAW
    PROHIBITING IRANIAN GOVERNMENT WORKING EMPLOYEES
    FROM PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT TRANSACTIONS
    SHALL NOT APPLY TO THEM.

15-4 SELLERS SHALL PERFORM THE OBLIGATIONS OF THE
    CONTRACT PERTAINING TO THE SALE OF THE GOODS
    SUBJECT OF THIS TENDER PERSONALLY AND DIRECTLY AS
    THEIR TRANSFER TO OTHER PARTIES IN THE FORMS OF
    DEPUTATION, PROXY, PARTNERSHIP, TRUST OR ANY OTHER
    FORM SHALL NOT BE VALID AND SELLERS SHALL BE
    RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL THE CONSEQUENCES ARISING
    THEREFROM.

15-5 CONSIDERING PURCHASE      OF   FOLLOWING   FERTILIZERS
    FROM MENTIONED ORIGINS.

A - GRANULAR TRIPLE SUPER PHOSPHATE FROM TUNISIA,
MOROCCO , SOUTH AFRICA , BULGARIA , LEBANON , CHINA

B- GRANULAR DI AMMONIUM PHOSPHATE FROM SOUTH            OF
AFRICA , JORDAN , RUSSIA AND KAZAKHSTAN.

CONSIDERATIONS AND EVALUATIONS OF BUYER INCLUDING,
TECHNICAL AND COMMERCIAL COMPETENCY OF TENDERERS ,
QUALITY OF FERTILIZER AS PER ANALYSIS OF SAMPLE OR
STUDYING OF TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS , TIMELY DELIVERY
OF THE FERTILIZER , COMMERCIAL BACKGROUND OF SELLING
THE FERTILIZERS TO OTHER COUNTRIES AND CUSTOMERS AND
RELIABILITY OF PRODUCTION SOURCES ARE FACTORS WHICH
WILL BE CONSIDERED .
IT IS CLEAR , ON THE BASE OF HIS INVESTIGATIONS, A.S.S.C IS
AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT OR REJECT THE OFFERS OR ACCEPT
THE OFFERS CONDITIONALLY.



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15-6- SHIPMENT PERIOD WILL BE EXTENDED ONLY IF BUYER
      AGREES WITH AND JUST FOR A PERIOD ON BUYER’S
      OPTION.

15-7-   ASSC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO INCREASE OR DECREASE
        THE QUANTITY REQUIRED UP TO 25 PERCENT WITH THE
        SAME TERMS AND CONDITIONS AT ANY TIME.

NOTE :

          a. CHARTER PARTY BILL OF LADING ACCEPTABLE.
             HOWEVER    IN  CASE    OF  ANY    CONFLICT /
             CONTRADICTION   BETWEEN     THE    PURCHASE
             CONTRACT AND B/L AND /OR C/P , THE CONTRACT
             SHALL GOVERN THE CASE.

          b. PRESENTATION OF THIRD PARTY DOCUMENTS
             EXCEPT SELLER’S COMMERCIAL INVOICE, FOR
             NEGOTIATION , ACCEPTABLE.

          c. THE SELLER SHOULD NOT PAY ANY COMMISSION
             TO ANY PERSON OR COMPANY.

          d. ALL BANKING EXPENSES / CHARGES OUTSIDE IRAN,
             WILL BE ON SELLER’S ACCOUNT.

          e. THE TENDER CONDITION IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF
             OUR PURCHASE CONTRACT . IN CASE OF ANY
             CONTRADICTION BETWEEN THE CONTENT OF THIS
             TEXT AND THE CONTRACT, THE CONTENT OF THE
             CONTRACT SHALL PREVAIL.

          f. IN CASE THE CONTRACT IS CONCLUDED BY
             EXCHANGE OF FAXES, THE SELLER SHOULD
             SUBMIT THE ORIGINAL TEXT(S) OF THE FAXES TO
             A.S.S.C WITHIN SEVEN DAYS AFTER CONCLUSION
             OF THE CONTRACT.

          g. BIDDERS CAN SUBMIT THEIR     OFFERS   IN ANY
             CURRENCIES EXCEPT DOLLAR .


                  AGRICULTURAL SUPPORT SERVICES CO.




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