IALA

Inland ship static and voyage related data

ntroduction/Additional information:

This message should be used by inland vessels only, to broadcast ship static and voyage related data in addition to message 5. The message should be sent with binary message 8 as soon as possible (from the AIS point of view) after message 5.

Registrant:
EU
Message number:
8
DAC:
200
FI:
10
State:
in force
Used by:
EU
Number of slots (max):
1
Permitted as from:
10/10/2007
Details:
Parameter    Number of bits  Description
Message ID 6  Identifier for Message 8;  always 8
Repeat Indicator 2  Used by the repeater to indicate how many times a message has been repeated. Default = 0 ;  3 = do not repeat any more
Source ID 30  MMSI number
Spare 2  Not used, should be set to zero. Reserved for future use.
Application Identifier 16  As described in Table 2,6
Unique European Vessel Identifcation Number 48  8*6 Bit ASCII characters
Length of ship 13  1 – 8000 (rest not to be used) length of ship in 1/10m 0 = default
Beam of ship 10  1 – 1000 (rest not to be used) beam of ship in 1/10m;  0 = default
Ship or combination type 14  Numeric ERI Classification (CODES): 1 Vessel and Convoy Type as described in ANNEX E ERI ship types
Hazardous cargo 3  Number of blue cones/lights 0 – 3;  4 = B-Flag, 5 = default = unknown
Draught 11  1 – 2000 (rest not used) draught in 1/100m, 0 = default = unknown
Loaded/unloaded 2  1 = loaded, 2 = unloaded, 0 = not available/default, 3 should not be used
Quality of speed information 1  1 = high, 0 = low/GNSS = default *
Quality of course information 1  1 = high, 0 = low/GNSS = default *
Quality of heading information 1  1 = high, 0 = low = default *
Spare 8  Not used, should be set to zero. Reserved for future use.
168  Occupies 1 slot