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|SOURCE:||Joint Transport Group (JM4)|
For general information on UN standard message types see UN Trade Data Interchange Directory, UNTDID, Part 4, Section 2.6, UN/ECE UNSM General Introduction
This message also occurs in the following versions of this standard:|
D95A, D95B, D96A, D96B, D97A, D97B, D98A, D98B, D99A, D99B, D00A, D00B, D01A, D01B, D01C, D02A, D02B, D03A, D03B, D04A, D04B
This specification provides the definition of the Vessel call information message (CALINF) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport.
Notice from a liner agent to a stevedore providing information concerning the expected arrival of a vessel and the expected 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'.
The Vessel call information 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.
In the context of the 'Guide to the scenario of EDIFACT container messages' (as referred to at the start of section 1) the following guidelines, rules and functionality apply to this Vessel call information message:
See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.6 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1.
See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.6 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2.
This section should be read in conjunction with the Segment Table which indicate mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements.
A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Vessel call information message is CALINF.
Note: Vessel call information messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009:
A segment to indicate the beginning of a message and to transmit identifying number.
A segment to indicate a date and/or time applying to the whole message, such as date and time of document or message issue.
A group of segments to specify free format supplementary information and to describe totals to be loaded and/or discharged for certain general goods descriptions.
A segment to specify free format supplementary information and to specify the type of cargo by a general goods description, such as: - Change information - Additional instructions - Description of goods - general description.
A segment to specify total measurements, other than dimensions, applicable to the specified general description of goods, such as: - Gross measurement or cube - Gross weight.
A segment to specify the number of units relating to the specified general description of goods.
A group of segments to specify a reference relating to the whole message, and its date and/or time.
A segment to provide a reference relating to the whole message, such as: - reference to previous message.
A segment to indicate date and/or time related to the reference.
A group of segments to identify a party and related contacts.
A segment to identify a name and address of a party, such as: - message sender - message recipient - ordering customer/principal - ordering customer agent
A group of segments to identify a contact and its communications related to the party.
A segment to identify a person or department for the party, such as: - information contact
A segment to identify a communication number of a person or department to whom information should be directed.
A group of segments to specify details for the arriving means of transport.
A segment to identify the transport details of the arriving vessel, such as voyage number or indication of sea transport for the arriving means of transport at arrival (so, the discharge voyage number).
A segment to identify a relevant reference number, such as: - Customs declaration number - shipping line reference - Voyage number or indication of sea transport for arriving means of transport at departure (so, the loading voyage number).
A segment to identify locations related to the transport details, such as: - previous port of call - next port of call - place/port of discharge - place of berth - destination sailing area
A segment to identify a date and time related to the arrival of the means of transport, such as: - estimated arrival - estimated departure
A segment to specify dimensions related to the arriving means of transport: - Water displacement dimensions (width and/or length and/or draught of vessel).
A segment to provide supplementary information related to the means of transport, such as: - additional remarks related to the transport - remarks
A group of segments to specify total numbers.
A segment to specify the planned number of operations on equipment for the arriving vessel.
A segment to provide supplementary information related to the planned number of operations on equipment.
A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message and the control reference number of the message.
|BGM||Beginning of message|
|EQN||Number of units|
|NAD||Name and address|
|TDT||Details of transport|
|├─UNH Message header||×1||(M)|
|├─BGM Beginning of message||×1||(M)|
|├─Segment Group 1||×99||(C)|
|│─├─FTX Free text||×1||(M)|
|│─└─EQN Number of units||×1||(C)|
|├─Segment Group 2||×9||(C)|
|├─Segment Group 3||×9||(M)|
|│─├─NAD Name and address||×1||(M)|
|│─└─Segment Group 4||×9||(C)|
|│───├─CTA Contact information||×1||(M)|
|│───└─COM Communication contact||×9||(C)|
|├─Segment Group 5||×1||(M)|
|│─├─TDT Details of transport||×1||(M)|
|│─├─LOC Place/location identification||×9||(M)|
|│─└─FTX Free text||×9||(C)|
|├─Segment Group 6||×9||(C)|
|│─└─FTX Free text||×1||(C)|
|└─UNT Message trailer||×1||(M)|