IALA

Dangerous cargo indication

Details:
Parameter No. of 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. 0 – 3 0 = default 3 = do not repeat anymore
Source ID 30 MMSI number of source station.
Sequence Number 2 0 – 3; refer to ITU-R M.1371-3, Annex 2, § 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. Set to zero.
IAI 16 DAC = 001; FI = 25 (See ITU-R M.1371-3, Annex 5, § 2.1).
Unit of Quantity for Dangerous Cargo 2 0 = not available = default 1 = in kg 2 = in tonnes (10 E 3 kg) 3 = in 1,000 tonnes (10 E 6 kg)
Total Amount of Dangerous Cargo 10 0 = not available = default 1 – 1,023 = value of quantity (in units defined, above)
Code under which Cargo 1 is carried 4 0 = not available = default 1 = IMDG Code (in packed form) 2 = IGC Code 3 = BC Code (from 1.1.2011 IMSBC) 4 = MARPOL Annex I List of oils (Appendix 1) 5 = MARPOL Annex II IBC Code 6 = Regional use 7 – 15 (reserved for future use) Description Content depends on code selected. Refer to tables below.
Cargo 1 13 Content depends on code selected. Refer to tables below.
Code under which Cargo 2 is carried 4 Optional. (Same as Cargo 1)
Cargo 2 13 Optional. Content depends on code selected. Refer to tables below.
Cargo … n x (17)
Code under which Cargo 28 is carried 4 Optional. (Same as Cargo 1)
Cargo 28 13 Optional. Content depends on code selected. Refer to tables below.
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Table 2.1   IMDG code
Parameter No. of bits Description
IMDG class or division 7 0 = not available = default 1 – 9 (not used) 10 – 99 = first digit = main class, second digit = subclass or division (undefined
Spare 6 Not used. Set to zero.
Total 13  
     
Table 2.2   IGC code
Parameter No. of bits Description
UN number 13 0 = not available = default 1 – 3,363 = Four digits UN number 3,364 – 8,191 (reserved for future use)
Total 13  
     
Table 2.4   BC Code (from 1.1.2011 IMSBC)
Parameter No. of bits Description
BC class 3 0 = not available = default 1 = A 2 = B 3 = C 4 = MHB – Material Hazardous in Bulk 5 – 7 (reserved for future use)
IMDG class 7 Only specified for class B 0 = not available = default 1 – 9 (not used) 10 – 99 = first digit = main class, second digit = subclass (undefined subclasses should not be used) 100 – 127 (not used)
Spare 3 Not used. Set to zero.
Total 13  
     
Table 2.5   MARPOL Annex I, List of oils
Parameter No. of bits Description
Type of oil 4 0 = not available = default 1 = asphalt solutions 2 = oils 3 = distillates 4 = gas oil 5 = gasoline blending stocks 6 = gasoline 7 = jet fuels 8 = naphtha 9 – 15 (reserved for future use)
Spare 9 Not used. Set to zero.
Total 13  
     
Table 2.6   MARPOL (Annex II, IBC Code)
Parameter No. of bits Description
Category 3 0 = not available = default 1 = Category X 2 = Category Y 3 = Category Z 4 = other substances 5 – 7 (reserved for future use)
Spare 10 Not used. Set to zero.
Total  13