D09A


Message D09A/VESDEP

Vessel departure message

A message from a stevedore to a liner agent or from a liner agent to a local authority (e.g. port authority) to inform the latter party of the departure of a vessel and giving information on the actual container or cargo operations. This message is part of a total set of container-related messages. These messages serve to facilitate the intermodal handling of containers by streamlining the information exchange. The business scenario for the container messages is clarified in a separate document, called: 'Guide to the scenario of EDIFACT container messages'.

Message description

UNH

M(1) : Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Vessel departure message is VESDEP. Note: Vessel departure messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 VESDEP 0052 D 0054 09A 0051 UN

BGM

M(1) : Beginning of message

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

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate a date and/or time applying to the whole message, such as date and time of document or message issue.

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment to specify free format supplementary information: - change information - additional remarks

SG1 C(9) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments to specify a reference relating to the whole message, and its date and/or time.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

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

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate date and/or time related to the reference.

SG2 M(9) : NAD-SG3

A group of segments to identify a party and related contacts.

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment to identify a name and address of a party, such as: - message sender - message recipient - ordering customer/principal - ordering customer agent

SG3 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 department for the party, such as: - information contact

COM

C(9) : Communication contact

A segment to identify a communication number of a person or department to whom communication should be directed.

SG4 M(1) : TDT-DTM-RFF-SG5-MEA

A group of segments to specify details of the departing means of transport.

TDT

M(1) : Transport information

A segment to identify the transport details of the departing vessel, such as voyage number or an indication of the transport method.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to identify a date and time related to the departure of the means of transport.

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment to identify a relevant reference number, such as: - voyage number

SG5 C(9) : LOC-DTM

A group of segments to specify a place or port of call of the conveyance.

LOC

M(1) : Place/location identification

A segment to specify a place or port of call of the means of transport or conveyance, such as: - Maritime Mobile Ship Identifier (MMSI number)

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify date(s) and time(s) related to a location.

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment to specify a measurement related to the means of transport, such as: - gross tonnage (of the vessel)

SG6 C(9) : QTY-FTX

A group of segments to specify total numbers.

QTY

M(1) : Quantity

A segment to specify the actual number of segments in the message and the control reference number of the message.

FTX

C(1) : Free text

A segment to provide supplementary information related to the actual number of operations on equipment.

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

--- Segment Group 1 ------------------------- C        9 -------+
RFF, Reference                                M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 2 ------------------------- M        9 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- M        1 -------+
TDT, Transport information                    M        1        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
RFF, Reference                                C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
MEA, Measurements                             C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- C        9 -------+
QTY, Quantity                                 M        1        |
FTX, Free text                                C        1        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1