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CPC VLCC T/C Tender Invitation

CPC VLCC T/C Tender Invitation

Tender Invitation

Time:LT 10:00, 21st MAY, 2019


Dear Sirs,


Please propose, by 2359 3rd JUN., 2019 Taipei Time, constructive offer for our T/C requirement as follows:


1. Size: VLCC 

2. Cargo/Grade: No Heat Crude / Maximum 4 grades within vessel’s natural segregation if more than 2 grades, texaco compatibility clause to apply

3. Delivery: 1 safe port ex AG or Taiwan, CHOPT, after pre-charter marine inspection of charterers’ representative and after on-hire bunker survey

4. Re-Delivery: 1 safe port DLOSP (Drop Last Outbound Sea Pilot) CHOPT

5. Laycan: September, 2019 to be narrowed to 2 days CHOPT

6. Period: Straight 3 years

7. Trading Area: Worldwide

8. Hull/Age of vessel/Vessel Type: D/H / 2012 built onward / ECO type

9. Address commission: 2.5%

10. Charterers Management Approval and Port Authority Approval: 15 working days

11. Charter Party Form: Shell Time 4 2003 version with amendment and CPC additional clauses + CPC Riders to Time Charter Party 2013 revised  

12. Approval: Oil Major Approvals inclusive of Chevron、Total、Shell、BP、Exxon major inspection

13. No drydocking schedule during T/C period (at least for the first T/C year) except in case of emergency or class requirements.


Owners to provide the following along with the offer:

1. Q88

2. Oil major approval


4. ISSC certificate (With CSO+SSO info.)

5. Vessel’s dry-docking schedule

6. Speed and Bunker Consumption

7. Vessel’s H&M Value

8. Last 3 cargoes

9. Itinerary

10. Sire Report & Owners responses to inspectors regarding the deficiencies


Special Request:

  1. The Vessel, prior to, during or after discharge, has to clear Single Buoy Moorings’ floating hoses by pumping sea water or Vessel’s clean ballast water through them.
  2. Scrubber and non scrubber fitted vessels will be considered. If the vessel is scrubber fitted, vessel is required to keep using HSFO for bunker during whole charter period while fully complying with relevant regulations including IMO MARPOL Annex VI which is scheduled to be effective from 2020. Please provide details of the technology intended to be used to meet this requirement.


Please send your firm offers with all parties involved [max TWO(2) each broker] and fill in the two forms as attached re all details of vessel through e-mail (chartering@cpc.com.tw) LASTEST by 2359 hours Taipei time on 3rd Jun, 2019. Late offers will not be considered.


For your information, our counter procedure will be in compliance with the Government Procurement Law of the Republic of China, and award the tender to the ship with the most competitive freight rate, terms & conditions, but reserve the rights not to award any offer. Thank you for the attention and owners’ constructive offer is highly appreciated.