IALA

Dangerous cargo indication

Introduction/Additional information:

This message should be used as a respond on a request for Dangerous Cargo Indication from a competent authority. The message content is essential to identify that harbour where the necessary documents for the dangerous goods cargo can be found, e. g. last and next port of call. The indication of main dangerous goods and its quantity gives at least an estimation of a potential danger. Intended Application: The data are for use of a competent authority only. Attributes of message: addressed, ship transmitting, no acknowledgement.

Registrant:
IMO Circ. 236
Message number:
6
DAC:
1
FI:
12
State:
deprecated
Number of slots (max):
2
Permitted as from:
01/05/2004
Not to be used after:
01/01/2013
Details:
 Parameter  No. bits  Description
 Message ID 6  Identifier for Message 6, always 6
 Repeat Indicator 2  Used by the repeater to indicate how many times a message has been repeated. Refer to § 4,6,1 0 – 3; default = 0;  3 = do not repeat any more  ;
 Source ID 30  MMSI number of source station
 Sequence Number 2  0 – 3;  refer to § 5,3,1
 Destination ID 30  MMSI number of destination station
 Retransmit Flag 1  Retransmit Flag should be set upon retransmission: 0 = no retransmission = default;  1 = retransmitted.
 Spare 1  Not used. Should be zero
 IAI 16  DAC = 001;  FI =12
 Last Port of call 30  UN Locode
5 characters 6 bit ASCII
@@@@@  = not available = default
 ATD from Last Port of Call 20  Actual Time of Departure,  MMDDHHMM UTC
Bits 19 – 16: month;  1 – 12;  0 = not available = default
Bits 15 – 11: day;  1 – 31;  0 = not available = default
Bits 10 – 6: hour;  0 – 23;  24 = not available = default
 Bits 5 – 0: minute;  0 – 59; 60 = not available = default
 Next Port of call 30  UN Locode
5 characters 6 bit ASCII
@@@@@  = not available = default
 ETA at Next Port of Call 20  Estimated Time of Arrival,  MMDDHHMM UTC
Bits 19 – 16: month;  1 – 12;  0 = not available = default
Bits 15 – 11: day;  1 – 31;  0 = not available = default
Bits 10 – 6: hour;  0 – 23;  24 = not available = default
 Bits 5 – 0: minute;  0 – 59; 60 = not available = default
 Main Dangerous Good 120  Maximum 20 characters 6 bit ASCII  @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@  = not available = default
 IMD category of Main Dangerous Good 24  Maximum 4 characters 6 bit ASCII  @@@@@  = not available = default
 UN Number of Main Dangerous Good 13  1 – 3363 UN Number 3364- 8191 should not be used 0 = not available = default
 Value of Quantity of Main Dangerous Good 10  0 = not available = default;  1 – 1023 = value of quantity
 Unit of Quantity of Main Dangerous Good 2  0 = not available = default 1 = in kg 2 = in tons (10E3 kg) 3 = in 1,000 tons (10 E 6 kg)
 Spare 3  Not used. Should be set to zero
 Total Number of bits   360  Occupies 2 slots