IALA

Number of persons on board

Introduction/Additional information:

This message should be sent by inland vessels only, to inform about the number of persons (passengers, crew, shipboard personnel) on board. The message should be sent with binary message 6 preferably on event or on request using IAI binary functional message 2.

Alternatively the Standard IMO binary message “number of persons on board” (IAI number 16) could be used.

Registrant:
EU
Message number:
6
DAC:
200
FI:
55
State:
in force
Number of slots (max):
1
Permitted as from:
10/10/2007
Details:
 Parameter  Bit  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. Default = 0;  3 = do not repeat any more
 Source ID 30  MMSI number of source station
 Sequence Number 2  0 – 3
 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 set to zero. Reserved for future use.
 Application Identifier 16  As described in Table 2,6
 Number of crew members on board 8  0 – 254 crew members, 255 = unknown = default
 Number of passengers on board 13  0 – 8190 passengers, 8191 = unknown = default
 Number of shipboard personnel on board 8  0 – 254 shipboard personnel, 255 = unknown = default
 Spare 51  Not used, should be set to zero. Reserved for future use.
168  Occupies 1 slot