D99A


Message D99A/COPRAR

Container discharge/loading order message

A message to order to the container terminal that the containers specified have to be discharged from a seagoing vessel or have to be loaded into a seagoing vessel. 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 Container discharge/loading order message is COPRAR. Note: Container discharge/loading order messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 COPRAR 0052 D 0054 99A 0051 UN

BGM

M(1) : Beginning of message

A segment to indicate the beginning of a message and to transmit identifying number and the further specification of the message type (in data element 1001: Document/message name, coded), such as Loading order, Discharge order.

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 form or processable supplementary information, such as: - change information

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 express a reference which applies to the entire message, such as: - container discharge/loading order reference - reference to previous message

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

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

SG2 M(1) : TDT-RFF-LOC-DTM-FTX

A group of segments to indicate the main carriage means of transport.

TDT

M(1) : Details of transport

A segment identifying the voyage of the vessel relevant to the message (main transport).

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment identifying a relevant reference number, such as: - shipping - syndicate - marketing organization - conference code

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to identify a location related to the means of transport, such as: - place of departure/arrival (terminal within the port)

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment identifying a date/time related to the arrival or departure of the vessel, such as: - estimated date/time of arrival/departure

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment giving supplementary information related to the vessel, such as: - transport details remarks

SG3 M(9) : NAD-SG4

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

NAD

M(1) : Name and address

A segment to identify the party's name, address, and function, and other addresses, such as: - message recipient - message sender - ordering customer - ordering customer agent

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 of a message sender and/or message recipient, 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.

SG5 M(9999) : EQD-RFF-EQN-TMD-DTM-LOC-MEA-DIM-TMP-RNG-SEL-FTX-PCD-DGS-EQA-HAN-SG6-NAD

A group of segments to specify containers or groups of containers (in case of guidelines) that are either to be loaded or to be discharged.

EQD

M(1) : Equipment details

A segment identifying a container, container size/type. The equipment status may be e.g. import, export, transhipment, shifter.

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment identifying a relevant reference number, such as: - container sequence number - upper equipment serial number of range - lower equipment serial number of range - carrier agent's reference numbers - shipping syndicate - marketing organization - container prefix - first part of container number

EQN

C(1) : Number of units

A segment to specify the number of containers in one guideline that meets the same equipment details information.

TMD

C(9) : Transport movement details

A segment to indicate a Full Container Load (FCL) or a Less than Full Container Load (LCL).

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to identify a date/time related to the equipment, such as: - actual arrival/departure date/time - CSC expiration date (International Convention for Safe Containers)

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment to identify a location or country related to the equipment, such as: - stowage cell - (final) place/port of discharge - transhipment place - place of delivery - country of origin/destination

MEA

C(9) : Measurements

A segment specifying a physical measurement related to the equipment, such as: - gross weight

DIM

C(9) : Dimensions

A segment specifying physical dimensions related to the equipment, such as: - gross dimensions - off standard dimension general - off standard dimension left - off standard dimension right - off standard dimension back - off standard dimension front

TMP

C(9) : Temperature

A segment which identifies the transport temperature setting of the container.

RNG

C(9) : Range details

A segment to specify the transport temperature range setting of the container.

SEL

C(9) : Seal number

A segment identifying a seal number related to the equipment.

FTX

C(9) : Free text

A segment to specify supplementary information related to the equipment, such as: - blockade reason - government inspection service - container loading remarks - container remarks - container order information - additional remarks concerning the container - container safety convention plate - continuous examination program (ACEP)

PCD

C(9) : Percentage details

A segment to specify percentages related to the equipment such as percentage humidity.

DGS

C(9) : Dangerous goods

A segment to identify the UN-number and the class of the dangerous goods loaded in the container.

EQA

C(9) : Attached equipment

A segment to identify clip-on units, such as: - generator sets

HAN

C(9) : Handling instructions

A segment to specify handling instructions related to the container equipment.

SG6 C(1) : TDT-RFF-LOC-DTM

A group of segments to specify the planned on-carriage details in case this message is a discharge order message.

TDT

M(1) : Details of transport

A segment identifying the on-carriage transport details of the mode, means of transport by which the container will depart after being discharged.

RFF

C(9) : Reference

A segment identifying a relevant reference number, such as: - shipping line - syndicate - marketing organization - conference code

LOC

C(9) : Place/location identification

A segment identifying locations related to the transport details, such as: - place of departure

DTM

C(9) : Date/time/period

A segment to specify a date/time relating to the on-carriage transport, such as arrival or departure date/time.

NAD

C(9) : Name and address

A segment to specify a related address or party, such as: - container operator

CNT

C(1) : Control total

A segment to specify the number of containers in the message, explicitly given by the sender.

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
FTX, Free text                                C        9

--- 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        |
RFF, Reference                                C        9        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+

--- Segment Group 3 ------------------------- M        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 ------------------------- M     9999 -------+
EQD, Equipment details                        M        1        |
RFF, Reference                                C        9        |
EQN, Number of units                          C        1        |
TMD, Transport movement details               C        9        |
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9        |
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9        |
MEA, Measurements                             C        9        |
DIM, Dimensions                               C        9        |
TMP, Temperature                              C        9        |
RNG, Range details                            C        9        |
SEL, Seal number                              C        9        |
FTX, Free text                                C        9        |
PCD, Percentage details                       C        9        |
DGS, Dangerous goods                          C        9        |
EQA, Attached equipment                       C        9        |
HAN, Handling instructions                    C        9        |
                                                                |
--- Segment Group 6 ------------------------- C        1 ------+|
TDT, Details of transport                     M        1       ||
RFF, Reference                                C        9       ||
LOC, Place/location identification            C        9       ||
DTM, Date/time/period                         C        9       ||
---- ----------------------------------------------------------+|
NAD, Name and address                         C        9        |
---- -----------------------------------------------------------+
CNT, Control total                            C        1
UNT, Message trailer                          M        1