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Vessel Online Auction
February 23-24, 2017 (Thu. - Fri.)
Auction Starts Thu. at 11am EST

One Lot to Include
1965 M/V "Valparaiso 1" ex "Jutta B" Cargo Ship

Please Note: Items may be added or deleted at any time. Please check back frequently.

Auction Details
Terms & Conditions:
It's the Buyer's responsibility to understand & comply with the complete Terms & Conditions of the sale.
Email us at generalproperty@cwsams.com or call 855-463-3183.
Auction Starts & Ends:

Lot 1: Thursday, February 23 @ 11am - Friday, February 24 @ 11am EDT*

Register to Bid:
If you are a new customer then Register and create an account to bid. Existing customers do NOT need to create an account to bid.
Bid Deposit:
A $100 (U.S. funds & paid via credit card only) bid deposit is required to bid. Click on Pay Deposit to submit your $100 deposit. You must login to place deposit authorization. Enter your credit card information and submit the deposit. When the auction goes live on Thursday, February 23, you may login and place your bid. Please note the $100 bid deposit will be voided after the auction has ended should you win or not win any lots.
Some lots in this sale have a reserve price. If the reserve price is not met, the bid screen will show "Reserve: Not Met". If you are a high bidder on any lot that did not meet the reserve, the lot will remain unsold and your credit card will not be charged.
Final Payment:
All items must be paid in full within 48 hours (2 business days) from time the bid approval email is sent by bank wire or cashier’s check only. Cashier's checks are made payable to CWS Marketing Group, Inc. See terms of sale for submission details. For lots that do not meet reserve, and the bid is approved after the sale, the Buyer will have 48 hours from the time notification is sent to make final payment.
Title Documents:

Title will be conveyed via the below documents and will take up to 21 days for vessel and aircraft sales to be sent to Buyer. For information on Title Documents please contact CWS at wires@cwsams.com, or by calling (855) 463-3183 option 3.

  • Vessel Bill of Sale: Buyers will receive a clear title via a Coast Guard Bill of Sale for vessels and a SF-97 for boat trailers (if included).
  • Aircraft: Buyers will receive clear title via a FAA Bill of Sale, AC Form 8050-2. Buyer will be provided the Bill of Sale along with the Court Order and/or Declaration of Forfeiture (When applicable).
Removal must be completed on or before the 7th business day from the sale closing date (for Domestic property/merchandise), and the 60th calendar day from the date of sale (for Export Only property/merchandise). Removal is by appointment only and should be made by the Buyer with the storage vendor only after Buyer has received the necessary Property Release Document. Please see Removal Details for complete removal information.
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Technical Assistance:
Contact us at service@cwsmarketing.com with any technical questions about the online bidding process. AECOM and CWS Marketing Group accepts no responsibility for loss of connectivity, technical difficulties, or any other circumstances beyond our control.