DOBOR to auction impounded vessels.  BIDS CLOSE September 28, 2021.

Due to safety concerns arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, this public auction shall be conducted by sealed bids only.  All interested bidders shall deliver their bid in-person or via mail to: DOBOR Oahu District Office, 4 Sand Island Access Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819

All in-person bids must be delivered prior to 4:00pm on Tuesday, September 28, 2021.

All mail-in bids must be postmarked no later than Tuesday, September 28, 2021. 

Bids may be delivered any time before these deadlines.

Bids arriving after these deadlines will not be considered.

In order for a bid to be considered, a bidder shall be required to:

  • Fully complete the Sealed Bid Form provided by DOBOR. Sealed Bid Forms with incomplete fields will be rejected, and the bidder will have an opportunity to resubmit so long as resubmission can be accomplished within stated deadlines.  The Sealed Bid Form is attached to the Auction Packet and is also available on the DOBOR website (see below on this page).
  • Enclose their completed Sealed Bid Form in a sealed envelope.
  • Include a written or printed label in an obvious location on the outside of the sealed envelope stating “Vessel Auction Sealed Bid” so that staff can identify the envelope.
  • Submit their sealed, labelled envelope to DOBOR within the deadlines stated above either in-person or by mail. Emailed bids not accepted.

All sealed bids will be opened and reviewed on Friday, October 1, 2021 at the DOBOR Oahu District Office. Opening and reviewing of bids shall be closed to the public.  The successful bidder of a vessel shall be notified of their winning bid via telephone.  Unsuccessful bidders will not be notified of their unsuccessful bid.  Information about bidders and bids will not be public.

The successful bidder of a vessel shall have until 12:00pm (Noon) on Thursday, October 7, 2021 to pay the full balance of their bid.  DOBOR accepts payment only by cash, VISA, Mastercard, or certified check.  Failure to make payment in full by the payment deadline shall result in the bid being cancelled, and the next highest bidder will be selected.

For additional information, please download and read through the auction packet. 

One of fourteen vessels to be auctioned.  See auction packet for additional information.

DOWNLOAD THE BID PACKET FOR FULL DETAILS ON THE VESSELS AVAILABLE AND DETAILED AUCTION INSTRUCTIONS.

 

DOWNLOAD THE SEALED BID FORM.

 

DOWNLOAD THE LEGAL NOTICE THAT IS SLATED TO APPEAR IN THE HONOLULU STAR ADVERTISER

Please inspect vessel prior to submitting bid. Contact the Harbor Agent where the vessel is located to make an appointment.  Directory of DOBOR Oahu District facilities.

 

Posted 09/14/21