D09A


Message D09A/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 09A 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.

QTY

C(9) : Quantity

A segment to indicate the number of passengers and or crew members aboard the vessel.

SG1 M(99) : 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-COM-SG4-SG5

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

TDT

M(1) : Transport information

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

COM

C(9) : Communication contact

A segment to specify details for communication tools onboard such as a telephone, fax, VHF (Very High Frequency) radio telephone and etc.

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-SG6

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) : DOC-DTM-LOC

A group of segments to provide customs information.

DOC

M(1) : Document/message details

A segment to specify documents on board, such as: - de-ratting certificate - ship's certificate - tonnage certificate - passenger ship safety documents.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify date related to documents, such as: - date of issue - date of expiration

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to specify the place related to documents, such as: - place of issue.

SG7 C(99) : TSR-QTY-FTX-SG8

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

TSR

M(1) : Transport service requirements

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

QTY

C(9) : Quantity

A segment to indicate number of ports of call by the same captain on board in the same vessel

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment to provide supplementary information related to the berthing, pilot, tugboat and mooring service details, such as: - payment terms, - remarks required by government sector

SG8 C(9) : LOC-MEA-DTM-QTY-POC-FTX-SG9

A group of segments to specify details of the service required.

LOC

M(1) : 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: - estimated/actual date and time for berthing, - estimated departure, - estimated arrival time to the pilot station, - estimated time for tugboat service start

QTY

C(9) : Quantity

A segment to indicate number of pilots or tugboats required.

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)

SG9 C(9) : HAN-NAD-SG10

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

SG10 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
QTY, Quantity                                 C        9

--- Segment Group 1 ------------------------- M       99 -------+
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, Transport information                    M        1        |
RFF, Reference                                C        9        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
MEA, Measurements                             C       99        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
COM, Communication contact                    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 -----+||
DOC, Document/message details                 M        1      |||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9      |||
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9      |||
---- ---------------------------------------------------------+++

--- Segment Group 7 ------------------------- C       99 -------+
TSR, Transport service requirements           M        1        |
QTY, Quantity                                 C        9        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 8 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1       ||
MEA, Measurements                             C        9       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9       ||
QTY, Quantity                                 C        9       ||
POC, Purpose of conveyance call               C        9       ||
FTX, Free text                                C        9       ||
                                                               ||
--- Segment Group 9 ------------------------- C        9 -----+||
HAN, Handling instructions                    M        1      |||
NAD, Name and address                         C        9      |||
                                                              |||
--- Segment Group 10 ------------------------ 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