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UN/EDIFACT
UNITED NATIONS STANDARD MESSAGE (UNSM)

Bulk marine inspection summary report message

Version:D
Release:01A
Contr. Agency:UN
Revision:2
Date:2000-10-26
SOURCE:D4 Transport (SWG)

CONTENTS
Bulk marine inspection summary report message
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. SCOPE
    1. Functional definition
    2. Field of application
    3. Principles
  3. REFERENCES
  4. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    1. Standard terms and definitions
  5. MESSAGE DEFINITION
    1. Segment clarification
      1. Header section
      2. Detail section
    2. Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag)
    3. Message structure
      1. Segment table

For general information on UN standard message types see UN Trade Data Interchange Directory, UNTDID, Part 4, Section 2.3, UN/ECE UNSM General Introduction


This message also occurs in the following versions of this standard:
D98B, D99A, D99B, D00A, D00B, D01A, D01B, D01C, D02A, D02B, D03A, D03B, D04A, D04B

0. INTRODUCTION

This specification provides the definition of the Bulk marine inspection summary report message (BMISRM) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport.


1. SCOPE


1.1. Functional definition

A message from an inspection company to bulk cargo buyers and sellers, ship and barge owners, agents, or customs, identifying significant transport dates and times, as well as cargo quality and quantity information.


1.2. Field of application

The Bulk marine inspection summary report message may be used for both national and international applications. It is based on universal practice related to administration, commerce and transport, and is not dependent on the type of business or industry.


1.3. Principles

This message summarizes the flow of bulk marine cargo between seller and buyer as monitored by an inspection company, and is used for loss control. This message may also be used to replace the functions covered by time log information, certificate of analysis, and voyage analysis information as related to loss control and payment approval. This message can also be used to:

  • identify vessels, barges, tugs, ports and terminals, and associated voyage numbers
  • specify transportation details such as, docking dates and times, sea valve numbers, and vessel experience factors
  • specify bulk cargo by name, physical measurements and tests.

2. REFERENCES

See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1.


3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS


3.1. Standard terms and definitions

See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2.


4. MESSAGE DEFINITION


4.1. Segment clarification

This section should be read in conjunction with the segment table which indicates mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements.

The detail section provides cargo type details, equipment details and test and measurement information. This section may contain voyage analysis and certificate of analysis information which can be transmitted as separate entities or as a conglomeration.


4.1.1. Header section

Information to be provided in the Header section:

0010 UNH, Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Bulk marine inspection summary report message is BMISRM.

Note: Bulk marine inspection summary report messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009:

Data element0065BMISRM
0052D
005401A
0051UN

0020 BGM, Beginning of message

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

0030 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to specify the document date.

0040 RFF, Reference

A segment to express a reference which relates to the whole message such as, the job number of a related inspection report.

0050 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to indicate the location of the vessel during the inspection.

0060 FTX, Free text

A segment to specify free form or supplementary information relevant to the entire message such as a letter of protest.

0070 Segment Group 1: PNA-ADR-RFF-SG2

A group of segments to identify the inspection company and any related parties pertaining to the whole message, their contacts and communication channel information. If more than one party is associated with the cargo, they are to be identified at the detail level.

0080 PNA, Party identification

A segment to identify the name of the inspection company and any related parties pertaining to the whole message.

0090 ADR, Address

A segment to specify the address of the identified parties.

0100 RFF, Reference

A segment to specify reference numbers related to the identified party.

0110 Segment Group 2: CTA-COM

A group of segments to identify contacts and related communication numbers of the identified parties.

0120 CTA, Contact information

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

0130 COM, Communication contact

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

0140 Segment Group 3: DTM-STS-FTX

A group of segments to specify a time log, detailing such information as, docked date and time, notice of readiness date and time, and reasons for excess transportation time.

0150 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment providing date and time information related to the voyage.

0160 STS, Status

A segment providing status event details related to the voyage.

0170 FTX, Free text

A segment to specify free form or supplementary information pertaining to the status event and time.


4.1.2. Detail section

Information to be provided in the Detail section:

0180 Segment group 4: LIN-QTY-FTX-SG5-SG7 A group of segments to identify the cargo and the associated contractual quantity.

0190 LIN, Line item

A segment to identify the cargo.

0200 QTY, Quantity

A segment to specify the contractual quantity for the identified cargo.

0210 FTX, Free text

A segment to specify free form or supplementary information pertaining to the cargo.

0220 Segment Group 5: PNA-ADR-RFF-SG6

A group of segments to identify parties, contacts, and communication numbers related to the cargo.

0230 PNA, Party identification

A segment to identify the name of parties related to the cargo.

0240 ADR, Address

A segment to specify the address of the identified parties.

0250 RFF, Reference

A segment to specify reference numbers related to the identified party.

0260 Segment Group 6: CTA-COM

A group of segments to identify contacts and related communication numbers of the identified parties.

0270 CTA, Contact information

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

0280 COM, Communication contact

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

0290 Segment Group 7: TDT-EQD-RFF-QTY-MEA-PCD-SG8

A group of segments to provide details of the transport vessel and the bulk cargo.

0300 TDT, Details of transport

A segment to specify transport details such as vessel name, voyage number, and carrier as it relates to a stage of transport.

0310 EQD, Equipment details

A segment to specify the type of equipment.

0320 RFF, Reference

A segment to specify reference numbers for the lighter vessel identification and its voyage number.

0330 QTY, Quantity

A segment to specify the quantity of cargo owned by related party.

0340 MEA, Measurements

A segment to specify measurements related to the vessel such as draft markings.

0350 PCD, Percentage details

A segment to specify non-discrete measurement values related to the vessel such as list.

0360 Segment Group 8: PSD-LOC-SG9

A group of segments to identify test methods and their results related to the cargo.

0370 PSD, Physical sample description

A segment to provide specimen collection details.

0380 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to indicate the location from which the sample being tested was taken.

0390 Segment Group 9: TEM-MEA-PCD-DTM-FTX

A group of segments to identify test methods and their results related to the cargo.

0400 TEM, Test method

A segment to identify a test method.

0410 MEA, Measurements

A segment to specify the results of the test.

0420 PCD, Percentage details

A segment to specify the results of the test expressed in percentages.

0430 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to identify dates and times associated with the test.

0440 FTX, Free text

A segment to specify free form or supplementary information pertaining to the test.

0450 UNT, 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.


4.2. Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag)

ADR Address
BGM Beginning of message
COM Communication contact
CTA Contact information
DTM Date/time/period
EQD Equipment details
FTX Free text
LIN Line item
LOC Place/location identification
MEA Measurements
PCD Percentage details
PNA Party identification
PSD Physical sample description
QTY Quantity
RFF Reference
STS Status
TDT Details of transport
TEM Test method
UNH Message header
UNT Message trailer

4.3. Message structure


4.3.1. Segment table

├─UNH Message header ×1 (M)
├─BGM Beginning of message ×1 (M)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×1 (M)
├─RFF Reference ×9 (M)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×9 (M)
├─FTX Free text ×99 (C)
├─Segment Group 1 ×9 (M)
├─PNA Party identification ×1 (M)
├─ADR Address ×1 (C)
├─RFF Reference ×1 (C)
└─Segment Group 2 ×9 (C)
──├─CTA Contact information ×1 (M)
──└─COM Communication contact ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 3 ×999 (C)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×1 (M)
├─STS Status ×1 (C)
└─FTX Free text ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 4 ×999 (M)
├─LIN Line item ×1 (M)
├─QTY Quantity ×1 (C)
├─FTX Free text ×99 (C)
├─Segment Group 5 ×9 (C)
├─PNA Party identification ×1 (M)
├─ADR Address ×1 (C)
├─RFF Reference ×1 (C)
└─Segment Group 6 ×9 (C)
──├─CTA Contact information ×1 (M)
──└─COM Communication contact ×9 (C)
└─Segment Group 7 ×999 (C)
──├─TDT Details of transport ×1 (M)
──├─EQD Equipment details ×1 (C)
──├─RFF Reference ×9 (C)
──├─QTY Quantity ×1 (C)
──├─MEA Measurements ×99 (C)
──├─PCD Percentage details ×99 (C)
──└─Segment Group 8 ×99 (C)
────├─PSD Physical sample description ×1 (M)
────├─LOC Place/location identification ×99 (C)
────└─Segment Group 9 ×999 (C)
──────├─TEM Test method ×1 (M)
──────├─MEA Measurements ×99 (C)
──────├─PCD Percentage details ×99 (C)
──────├─DTM Date/time/period ×99 (C)
──────└─FTX Free text ×99 (C)
└─UNT Message trailer ×1 (M)

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