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UN/EDIFACT
UNITED NATIONS STANDARD MESSAGE (UNSM)

Waste disposal information message

Version:D
Release:97A
Contr. Agency:UN
Revision:1
Date:96-12-13
SOURCE:Western European EDIFACT Board - MD2

CONTENTS
Waste disposal information 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. Data segment clarification
    2. Data segment index (alphabetical sequence)
    3. Message structure
      1. Segment table

For general information on UN standard message types see UN Trade Data Interchange Directory, UNTDID, Part 4, Section 2.6, UN/ECE UNSM General Introduction


This message also occurs in the following versions of this standard:
D97A, D97B, D98A, D98B, D99A, D99B, D00A, D00B, D01A, D01B, D01C, D02A, D02B, D03A, D03B, D04A, D04B

0. INTRODUCTION

This specification provides the definition of the Waste disposal information message (WASDIS) 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 to convey information on last inspection and on waste on board of a means of transport (e.g. vessel) and/or equipment related to a means of transport - and still to be disposed in the next place or port of call of the means of transport.


1.2. Field of Application

The Waste disposal 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.


1.3. Principles

The message has been designed to enable control of pollution caused by a means of transport, e.g. in the maritime and port environment.

Business area: control of pollution by a means of transport (e.g. maritime pollution)

Sending function: authority (e.g. port), centralised database of authorities

Receiving function: authority (e.g. port) in the next place or port of call of the means of transport (e.g. vessel), search and rescue organisation.


2. REFERENCES

See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.6 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1.


3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS


3.1. Standard terms and definitions

See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.6 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2.


4. MESSAGE DEFINITION


4.1. Data Segment Clarification

This section should be read in conjunction with the Segment Table which indicate mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements.

0010 UNH, Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Waste disposal information message is WASDIS.

Note: Waste disposal information messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009:

Data element0065WASDIS
0052D
005497A
0051UN

0020 BGM, Beginning of message

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

0030 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0040 Segment Group 1: RFF-DTM

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

0050 RFF, Reference

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

0060 DTM, Date/time/period

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

0070 Segment Group 2: LOC-DTM-GOR

A group of segments to give information about the inspection of the means of transport and the associated results.

0080 LOC, Place/location identification

A segment to specify the place where the means of transport has been inspected.

0090 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to indicate the date and time of the inspection.

0100 GOR, Governmental requirements

A segment to indicate the government agency involved (e.g. Maritime pollution inspection agency), the government involvement (e.g. an indication that a certain procedure is completed or required) and the government procedure (e.g. to indicate that charge of waste is required).

0110 Segment Group 3: TDT-DTM-LOC-RFF-MEA

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

0120 TDT, 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) and the type of the means of transport.

0130 DTM, Date/time/period

A segment to indicate the date and time of departure in the place or port of call.

0140 LOC, 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.

0150 RFF, Reference

A segment to specify a reference as an additional identification of the means of transport, e.g. radio call sign of a vessel.

0160 MEA, Measurements

A segment to specify a measurement of the means of transport, e.g. gross tonnage (of a vessel).

0170 Segment Group 4: NAD-SG5

A group of segments to identify a party which could give further information on the conveyance of the means of transport.

0180 NAD, Name and address

A segment to identify a party's name, address and function from which further information can be obtained (e.g. port authority, harbour master).

0190 Segment Group 5: CTA-COM

A group of segments to indicate a contact within the party.

0200 CTA, Contact information

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

0210 COM, Communication contact

A segment to identify a communication number of the contact to whom communication should be directed.

0220 Segment Group 6: DGS-MEA-SGP

A group of segments to specify the result of the inspection of the means of transport, in terms of marine pollutant waste on board.

0230 DGS, Dangerous goods

A segment to specify the type of marine pollutant and its subdivision according to the MARPOL regulation (i.e. Maritime Pollution Regulation), as found on board during inspection. Data element 8273 is to be used to indicate the MARPOL regulation, regarding the prevention of maritime pollution by ocean-going vessels issued by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Data element 8351 is to be used to indicate MARPOL type (e.g. I or IV), which identifies the hazard code. Data element 8078 is to be used to indicate the MARPOL type subdivision, which identifies an additional hazard code classification.

0240 MEA, Measurements

A segment to specify the net weight of waste to be discharged, for the MARPOL type and subdivision of goods as indicated in DGS.

0250 SGP, Split goods placement

A segment to indicate the equipment in which the dangerous goods are loaded.

0260 UNT, 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.


4.2. Data segment index (Alphabetical sequence by tag)

BGM Beginning of message
COM Communication contact
CTA Contact information
DGS Dangerous goods
DTM Date/time/period
GOR Governmental requirements
LOC Place/location identification
MEA Measurements
NAD Name and address
RFF Reference
SGP Split goods placement
TDT Details of transport
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 ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 1 ×9 (C)
├─RFF Reference ×1 (M)
└─DTM Date/time/period ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 2 ×1 (M)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×1 (M)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×1 (M)
└─GOR Governmental requirements ×1 (M)
├─Segment Group 3 ×1 (M)
├─TDT Details of transport ×1 (M)
├─DTM Date/time/period ×1 (M)
├─LOC Place/location identification ×2 (M)
├─RFF Reference ×2 (C)
└─MEA Measurements ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 4 ×1 (C)
├─NAD Name and address ×1 (M)
└─Segment Group 5 ×1 (C)
──├─CTA Contact information ×1 (M)
──└─COM Communication contact ×3 (C)
├─Segment Group 6 ×99 (C)
├─DGS Dangerous goods ×1 (M)
├─MEA Measurements ×1 (C)
└─SGP Split goods placement ×999 (C)
└─UNT Message trailer ×1 (M)

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