Ceran International Oil

Discussion in 'Commodity Scams' started by Kaneos, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. Kaneos

    Kaneos New Member

    Hi,
    I am new to this, this offer came from my friend. He knew my relatives have good connection with energy department in a country. Before i send it to them, i want to double check is real or not?

    Thanks in advance.


    We, Ceran int acting on the basis of Charter, with the full corporate and legal responsibility as the Seller, with legal authorities, on its own behalf, submit the present Full Corporate Offer confirming readiness to sell the following commodity:
    PRODUCT: LIGHT CRUDE OIL (BLCO)
    SPECIFICATION : AS IN ANNEX # 1
    ORIGIN: NIGERIA
    TOTAL QUANTITY: 50 MILLION BBLS
    FIRST SHIPMENT: 5 MILLION BBLS
    DELIVERY: CIF PORT OF OMAN
    PRICE: The Price shall and will be determined by the average of the three day’s around the Bill of Lading Date (one before, BL, and one after) as average of averages quotations as reported by ‘’ DATED BRENT CRUDE Oil MARKET PRICE NOMINATED BY PLATT’S CRUDE OIL MARKET WIRE IN US DOLLARS (USD)’’ less fixed and firm discount of US$ 1.00 per Barrel

    PERFORMANCE BOND: 2 % of the cost of the monthly party of the goods
    INSPECTION : SGS or similar accredited agency on loading at Sellers's expense
    Yours faithfully

    FULL CORPORATE OFFER: № BLCO/5.000.000 X 5/041118

    payment: Payment shall be made in accordance with terms and conditions of this agreement by mt103 issued by Buyer upon presentation of the complete full set of original shipping documents made out in favour of the Buyer, at the counter of the buyer’s bank, (with copies transmitted electronically to buyer following delivery and receipt thereof, and after certificate by SGS or Saybolt as to Quantity and Quality of the shipment. seller’s signed invoice evidencing price and quantity as per the contractual terms in one original plus three copies:
    2 Full set of clean on board Bill of Lading’s “freight prepaid†and signed by the vessel Master’s and made out or endorsed
    To the Buyer, evidencing five (5) million barrels (+/- 5%) per shipment of Nigerian bonny light crude oil from bonny terminal to the Buyer destination port.

    Signed Certificate of Quantity and Quality by SGS or Saybolt in one original plus three copies.

    Master’s Receipt for samples taken on board in one original plus three copies.

    Cargo Manifests one original plus three copies.

    Tanker Ullage Reports in one original plus three copies.

    Tanker Time Sheet in one original plus three copies.

    FULL CORPORATE OFFER: №BLCO/5.000.000 X 5/041118

    BANKING PROCEDURE: 1. Seller issues Full Corporate Offer (FCO) with past performances
    2. Buyer sign and seal the FCO and send together with the ICPO with Banking information
    3. Buyer and Seller sign and seal the Sale’s and Purchase Agreement.
    4. Buyer and Seller lodge the signed and seal Contracts into their respective Banks.
    5. Buyer issue SBLC by SWIFT Bank to Bank (See Appendix 2)
    6. After confirmation of Buyers SBLC in 72 hours, Seller issue OPERATIVE 2% Performance Bond.
    7. Seller re-assigns cargo to Buyer and provides Buyer with full set of verifiable documents, including:
    a. Original & 3 copies of Commercial Invoice.
    b. Full set of 3 original and non-negotiable copies of Bill of Lading.

    FULL CORPORATE OFFER: № BLCO/5.000.000 X 5/041118

    C. 1 Original and 3 copies of Certificate of Quantity.
    d. 1 Original and 3 copies of Certificate of Quality.
    e. 1 Original and 3 copies of Certificate of Origin.
    f. 1 Original and 3 copies of Master's Receipt of Samples.
    g. 1 Original and 3 copies for Master's Receipt of each one copy-document
    h. 1 Original Ullage Report issued at loading terminal.
    I. 1 Original and 3 copies of Cleanliness SGS Report at loading port.
    j. 1 Original and 3 copies of Customs Clearance Certificate.
    k. 1 Original and 3 copies Certificate of Ownership & Warranty of Title.
    l. Copy of Charter Party Agreement (CPA).
    m. Dip Test letter of authorization
    10. Seller notifies buyer with the latitude/longitude with Master official written confirmation to the Buyer.

    FULL CORPORATE OFFER: № BLCO/5.000.000 X 5/041118

    11. Buyer confirms the vessel with the owners/managers and opens full communication with the Captain upon confirmation, captain issue estimated time of arrival (ETA) to buyer port of discharge to receive notifications from Buyer port.
    12. Buyer takes over the cargo of five (5) million barrels (+/- 5%) with the ownership and Warranty of Title as the consignee with full set of the original shipping documents.
    13. Payment for pro-forma invoice issued to the Buyer for payment of five (5) million barrels (+/- 5%) is effected by Buyer to seller at time of Seller's delivery vessels after Q&Q inspection by Buyer, prior to commencement of discharging to Buyer.
    14. Payment for the products will be made to Seller's commercial invoice to the bank account of seller by MT103/TT within twenty four (24) hours after discharge of products, Q&Q inspection by Buyer's inspector's agent at the Buyer discharge port against presentation of the full set of the original shipping documents to the Buyer.
    15. Seller shall procure for the cargo, a policy with a first class marine insurance company, to cover 110% value of the cargo. the insurance policy must cover all risk of loss and damages to the cargo, including war, hijacking, explosion etc, until the cargo has been taken over by the Buyer as per this contract.


    FULL CORPORATE OFFER: №BLCO/5.000.000 X 5/041118
    APPENDIX 1 (ONE)
    QUALITY AND GRADE
    Specific Gravity at 60º F/15.55º C: 0.8397 - 0.8498
    API Specific Gravity at 60º F/15.55º C: 37.0
    Density at 60º F/15.55º C - Cg - C M - MAC 0.85 max
    Pour Point <40 ºF / 4.44 ºC
    Sulfur Content, % Wt. 0.15 max
    Colour Dark Brown
    Salinity TB at 0.10% BS&W 47 max
    Acid Number 0.39 max
    Reid Vapour Pressure 6.52 psig max
    Water Content, Pct.(%) 0.50 max
    Sediment Content, Pct. (%) 0.50 max
    Iron Wt. Ppm 1.00 max
    Nickel Wt. Ppm 4.00 max
    Vanadium Wt. Ppm 2.00 max





    FULL CORPORATE OFFER: № AIG/BLCO/5.000.000 X 5/041118
    APPENDIX 2 (TWO)

    DRAFT TEXT OF BANK GUARANTEE VIA MT760
    (SPECIMEN COPY – FINAL VERBIAGE AS PER ISSUING BANK STANDARD FORMAT)
    FOR VALUE RECEIVED, WE THE UNDERSIGNED, <ISSUING BANK NAME>, <ISSUING BANK ADDRESS>, HEREBY OPEN ON BEHALF OF OUR CLIENT, <ISSUING CLIENT ACCOUNT NAME>, OUR IRREVOCABLE, TRANSFERABLE, ASSIGNABLE, CASH-BACKED AND CONFIRMED BANK GUARANTEE IN FAVOUR OF <BENEFICIARY ACCOUNT NAME> FOR AN AMOUNT OF US$/€ XXX,000,000.00 (<AMOUNT IN WORDS>), DUE ONE YEAR AND ONE MONTH FROM THE DATE OF ISSUE ___ DAY OF ______ 2014.
    PAYMENT IS AVAILABLE BY BENEFICIARY’S FIRST WRITTEN DEMAND VIA SWIFT WIRE SYSTEM; DEMAND HEREUNDER MUST BE MARKED DRAWN UNDER STANDBY LETTER OF CREDIT NUMBER: ______________ DATED ___DAY OF _________2014.
    WE ENGAGE WITH YOU THAT THE DEMAND DRAFT UNDER AND IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS STANDBY LETTER OF CREDIT, SHALL BE DULY HONOURED NOT EARLY THAN ON THE MATURITY DATE UPON PRESENTATION TO US.
    THIS STANDBY LETTER OF CREDIT IS SUBJECT TO THE LAWS OF <ISSUING COUNTRY> AND UNIFORM CUSTOMS AND PRACTICE FOR DOCUMENTARY CREDITS, INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, PARIS FRANCE, PUBLICATION 600 LATEST REVISION.


    THIS CABLE IS AN OPERATIVE INSTRUMENT. ALL CHARGES ARE FOR THE ACCOUNT OF THIS APPLICANT.
    THIS BANK GUARANTEE EXPIRES ON ____________, 2014.
    FOR AND ON BEHALF OF <ISSUING BANK NAME>
    SIGNATURE(S)

    AUTHORIZED BANK OFFICER AUTHORIZED BANK OFFICER
     
  2. Central Scrutinizer

    Central Scrutinizer Administrator Staff Member

    I'd say read the stickies in this subforum first since I don't have any email addresses to look at.
     
  3. Denaro

    Denaro Guest

    Yes, it is scam. Proffesional scamers. Very bad experience with them.
     
  4. De Master Yoda

    De Master Yoda Administrator Staff Member

  5. Yassam

    Yassam New Member

    these kind of FCO's on the letterhead of well known companies are all over the internet , but be aware that no FCO would be issued without any ICPO, so these kind of documents are fake.
     
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