D97A


Message D97A/MEQPOS

Means of transport and equipment position message

A message containing the position of a means of transport (e.g. a vessel or truck) and/or equipment related to a means of transport.

Message description

UNH

M(1) : Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Means of transport and equipment position message is MEQPOS. Note: Means of transport and equipment position messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 MEQPOS 0052 D 0054 97A 0051 UN

BGM

M(1) : Beginning of message

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

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to provide the date and time of the message.

QTY

C(1) : Quantity

A segment to indicate a quantity, such as the number of passengers on board the means of transport for a certain conveyance.

LOC

M(1) : Place/location identification

A segment to specify the position of the means of transport, e.g. by giving longitude and latitude coordinates of the vessel at sea.

SG1 C(9) : RFF-DTM

A group of segments to specify a reference applying to the whole message.

RFF

M(1) : Reference

A segment to specify a reference, e.g. reference to previous message.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate a date and time related to the reference.

SG2 M(1) : TDT-LOC-DTM

A group of segments to indicate the details of the means of transport, and related locations and arrival dates and times.

TDT

M(1) : Details of transport

A segment to identify the means of transport (e.g. by Lloyd's Register number of a vessel, or by the license plate number of a truck).

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to indicate a location relating to the means of transport, such as: - place or port of departure - next place or port of call.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to indicate the estimated date and time of arrival and departure.

SG3 C(9) : NAD-SG4

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

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment to identify a party's name, address and function.

SG4 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 within the party.

COM

C(9) : Communication contact

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

SG5 C(999) : EQD-LOC-DTM

A group of segments to identify equipment related to the means of transport, and associated locations and dates and times.

EQD

M(1) : Equipment details

A segment to identify equipment, such as railcars.

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to specify the location of the equipment.

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify a date and time related to the equipment.

UNT

M(1) : Message trailer

A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message 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
QTY, Quantity                                 C        1
LOC, Place/location identification            M        1

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

--- Segment Group 2 ------------------------- M        1 -------+
TDT, Details of transport                     M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- C        9 -------+
NAD, Name and address                         M        1        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 4 ------------------------- C        9 ------+|
CTA, Contact information                      M        1       ||
COM, Communication contact                    C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------++

--- Segment Group 5 ------------------------- C      999 -------+
EQD, Equipment details                        M        1        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1