D01A

Message D01A/BERMAN

Berth management message

The Berth management message is a message from a carrier, its agent or means of transport to the authority responsible for port and waterway management, requesting a berth, giving details of the call, vessel, berth requirements and expected operations.

Message description

UNH M(1) : Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Berth management message is BERMAN. Note: Berth management messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 BERMAN 0052 D 0054 01A 0051 UN

BGM M(1) : Beginning of message

A segment to indicate the beginning of the message by identifying the message by a message number.

DTM C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to identify a date and time on which the message is prepared.

FTX C(9) : Free text

A segment to give free form or coded text information at message level

RFF C(9) : Reference

A segment to provide a reference relating to the whole message, such as: - reference to previous message.

SG1 M(9) : NAD-SG2

A group of segments to identify a party related to the message.

NAD M(1) : Name and address

A segment to identify the name and address of the ship's agent. The function to be qualified: - ship agent

SG2 C(9) : CTA-COM

A group of segments to identify a contact and its communications related to the party.

CTA M(1) : Contact information

A segment to identify a person or a department within the party.

COM C(9) : Communication contact

A segment to identify a communication number of the contact to whom communication should be directed.

SG3 M(99) : TDT-RFF-DTM-MEA-FTX-SG4-SG5

A group of segments to specify details for the arriving means of transport.

TDT M(1) : Details of transport

A segment to identify the transport details of the arriving vessel.

RFF C(9) : Reference

A segment to identify a relevant reference number, such as: - Lloyds number - shipping line reference - conference - internal customer code

DTM C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to identify a date and time related to the arrival of the means of transport, such as: - estimated time of arrival - estimated time of departure

MEA C(99) : Measurements

A segment to specify physical dimensions of the vessel such as: - breadth - total length - draught - dead-weight

FTX C(9) : Free text

A segment to provide supplementary information related to the means of transport, such as: - segregated ballast tanks - double bottom

SG4 C(999) : LOC-DTM

A group of segments to specify details of the ship's route

LOC M(1) : Place/location identification

A segment to identify locations related to the transport details, such as: - previous port of call - next port of call - port of origin - port of destination

DTM C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to identify a date and time related to the ports of call in the ship's route

SG5 C(9) : GOR-RFF-NAD

A group of segments to provide customs information

GOR M(1) : Governmental requirements

A segment to indicate the requirement for a specific governmental action and/or procedure. Codes indicating the movement of goods (import, export, transit) and other customs requirements regarding the ship calls will be applied

RFF C(9) : Reference

A segment to identify a relevant reference codes, such as - customs codes for vessel routes - customs codes for special transit procedures

NAD C(99) : Name and address

A segment to identify the name and address of a party relevant to the message, such as: - cargo brokers, consortia members sharing the vessel

SG6 C(9) : TSR-LOC-MEA-DTM-POC-FTX-SG7

A group of segments to specify details for the transport service requirements

TSR M(1) : Transport service requirements

A segment to specify berthing service details of the arriving vessel, such as: - arrival and berth - arrival and mooring - change of berth - change of side

LOC C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to identify locations related to the berth details, such as: - preferred berth - preferred side for berthing - preferred mooring site - goods position - pilot embarkation point

MEA C(9) : Measurements

A segment to specify current physical dimensions of the vessel when entering the port, such as: - actual draught

DTM C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to identify a date and time related to the arrival of the means of transport at the berth and mooring site specified, such as: - actual date and time for berthing - estimated departure

POC C(9) : Purpose of conveyance call

A segment to specify the purpose of conveyance call, such as: - cargo operation - repair

FTX C(9) : Free text

A segment to provide supplementary information related to the berth details, such as: - waste disposal facilities - supplies requested (water, power, fuel)

SG7 C(9) : HAN-NAD-SG8

A group of segments to specify details for the operations to be carried out.

HAN M(1) : Handling instructions

A segment to identify the type of handling movement, such as: - loading - unloading

NAD C(9) : Name and address

A segment to identify a name and address of a party, such as: - stevedoring company

SG8 C(9) : GDS-FTX-MEA-EQN-DGS

A group of segments to specify details of the cargo to be handled.

GDS M(1) : Nature of cargo

A segment to identify the type of cargo, such as: - containers - dry bulk - liquid bulk - others

FTX C(9) : Free text

A segment to provide detailed information related to the type of cargo

MEA C(9) : Measurements

A segment to specify cargo weight

EQN C(9) : Number of units

A segment to identify number of units, such as: - containers - cars

DGS C(9) : Dangerous goods

A segment to identify dangerous goods

UNT M(1) : Message trailer

A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UNH & UNT) and the control reference number of the message.

Message structure

UNH, Message header                           M        1
BGM, Beginning of message                     M        1
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9
FTX, Free text                                C        9
RFF, Reference                                C        9

--- Segment Group 1 ------------------------- M        9 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 2 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- M       99 -------+
TDT, Details of transport                     M        1        |
RFF, Reference                                C        9        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
MEA, Measurements                             C       99        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- C      999 ------+|
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
GOR, Governmental requirements                M        1       ||
RFF, Reference                                C        9       ||
NAD, Name and address                         C       99       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- C        9 -------+
TSR, Transport service requirements           M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        9        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
POC, Purpose of conveyance call               C        9        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 7 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
HAN, Handling instructions                    M        1       ||
NAD, Name and address                         C        9       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 8 ------------------------- C        9 -----+||
GDS, Nature of cargo                          M        1      |||
FTX, Free text                                C        9      |||
MEA, Measurements                             C        9      |||
EQN, Number of units                          C        9      |||
DGS, Dangerous goods                          C        9      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+++
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1