This IFM should be used by a ship to report the number of persons on board, e.g. on request by a competent authority.
|Parameter||Number of bits||Description|
|Number of persons||13||Current number of persons on board, including crew members: 0-8 191; 0 =default =not available; 8 191 =8 191 or more|
|Spare||3||Not used. Should be set to zero|
|Total number of bits||16||This IFM uses one slot|