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  Organization Details:
Organization Name: State Trading Organization
Address: Kanba Aisa Rani Hingun, Maafannu
Male 20345,
Republic of Maldives
Telephone: +960 33 44 180 / +960 33 44 295

Contact Person: Ms. Hawwa Subha / Ms. Aishath Najeeb
Notice Details:
GT Ref ID: 027217
Tender Notice Type: Tender Notice
Bidding Type: International
Tender Notice No: 60-ADM/2020/80
Description: Announcement Number: 60-ADM/2020/80


Tenderers are hereby invited by State Trading Organization Plc. of the Republic of Maldives, to register for the subjected tender. The eligible Tenderers are limited to ship-brokers and ship-owners who meet the requirements set out in tender documents.

General Description

Title: Purchase of a 29,000 to 36,000 CBM Clean Petroleum Tanker

Organization of execution: State Trading Organization Plc. of the Republic of Maldives

Eligibility: Should be a ship-owner or a ship-broker. If the tenderer is a ship-broker, the tenderer must have successfully completed the sale of three or more Vessel with 10,000 DWT or above and should submit written proof.

Specifications: The following specific criteria must be met;

- Vessel type: Vessel offered must be a dedicated Clean Petroleum Product (CPP) tanker
- Carrying capacity: 29,000 to 36,000 CBM
- Type of cargo: MGO, ULG and JET A‐1
- Country of Built: Japan, South Korea & European Countries
- Age: Should not be more than 14 years by the time of offer received
- Length Overall: Maximum 180 m
- Maximum draft: 9.5 m
- Dry Docking: Must not be due within 1 year from the date of offer
- Class: Vessel must be under an IACS member class
- Insurance: Hull and Machinery must be insured an valid at the time of purchase and must have valid protection and indemnity (P&I) cover from a member who is under International Group of P&I
- Bunker storage: Vessel offered must be able to carry bunkers for minimum 32 days of steaming in fully laden condition.
- Minimum service speed at full load: Minimum 12 KNOTS per hr
- Tank Coating: Stainless steel or fully epoxy coated suitable for CPP cargoes on total cubic capacity
- Cargo segregation; minimum 3 Grades of cargo segregation with double valve, Independent lines and venting system
- Loading rate: Combined loading rate to be 2000 cbm / hr or above
- Discharging rate: Discharging rate to be 1000 cbm / hr or above
- Crane: 1 Units Hose handling crane min. SWL 05 Tons
- Must have dedicated slop tank
- No limitations on trading areas except ice regions and US waters

Bonus Specifications;
- Vessel having a shaft generator will be an advantage
- Fuel efficiency will be an added advantage
- Main Engine: Preferred Brands: MAN B&W and Sulzer / Wartsila,

Tendering Process

Registration: Tenderers can register by visiting our Head Office (during office hours) and via below email. Deadline for Registration is 2nd March 2020, 1400hrs

Bid Documents: A complete set of Bidding Document in English shall be sent via e-mail on the 3rd March 2020, only to the parties who have registered.

Questions and Replies: Questions shall be type-written in English and shall be submitted to the address specified below. Deadline for queries is 5th March 2020, 0900hrs by e-mail. Replies to questions will be given on or before 8th March 2020, 1600hrs.

Tender Opening: Bid Submission Deadline is 12th March 2020, 1500hrs and a bid opening session will be held at STO Head Office for bidder who choose to attend and submit the original proposal. Submissions after deadline shall be rejected.


Address: Kanba Aisa Rani Hingun, Maafannu, Male’ 20345, Republic of Maldives
Telephone: +960 33 44 180 / +960 33 44 295
Contact person: Ms. Hawwa Subha / Ms. Aishath Najeeb
E-mail Address:

Note: All timings mentioned are Maldivian timings (GMT+05:00))

Deadline: 12 March 2020; 15:00hrs Maldivian Time
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