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X12 323 Vessel Schedule and Itinerary (Ocean)

X12 Release 4010

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Vessel Schedule and Itinerary (Ocean) Transaction Set (323) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to provide all the information necessary for an ocean carrier to communicate the schedule and itinerary of an ocean vessel to interested parties.

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Overview
ISA
-
Interchange Control Header
Max use 1
Required
GS
-
Functional Group Header
Max use 1
Required
heading
ST
010
Transaction Set Header
Max use 1
Required
V1
020
Vessel Identification
Max use 1
Required
K1
030
Remarks
Max use 2
Optional
R4 Loop
SE
070
Transaction Set Trailer
Max use 1
Required
GE
-
Functional Group Trailer
Max use 1
Required
IEA
-
Interchange Control Trailer
Max use 1
Required
ISA

Interchange Control Header

RequiredMax use 1

To start and identify an interchange of zero or more functional groups and interchange-related control segments

Example
ISA-01
I01
Authorization Information Qualifier
Required
Identifier (ID)

Code to identify the type of information in the Authorization Information

00
No Authorization Information Present (No Meaningful Information in I02)
ISA-02
I02
Authorization Information
Required
String (AN)
Min 10Max 10

Information used for additional identification or authorization of the interchange sender or the data in the interchange; the type of information is set by the Authorization Information Qualifier (I01)

ISA-03
I03
Security Information Qualifier
Required
Identifier (ID)

Code to identify the type of information in the Security Information

00
No Security Information Present (No Meaningful Information in I04)
ISA-04
I04
Security Information
Required
String (AN)
Min 10Max 10

This is used for identifying the security information about the interchange sender or the data in the interchange; the type of information is set by the Security Information Qualifier (I03)

ISA-05
I05
Interchange ID Qualifier
Required
Identifier (ID)
Min 2Max 2

Qualifier to designate the system/method of code structure used to designate the sender or receiver ID element being qualified

Codes
ISA-06
I06
Interchange Sender ID
Required
String (AN)
Min 15Max 15

Identification code published by the sender for other parties to use as the receiver ID to route data to them; the sender always codes this value in the sender ID element

ISA-07
I05
Interchange ID Qualifier
Required
Identifier (ID)
Min 2Max 2

Qualifier to designate the system/method of code structure used to designate the sender or receiver ID element being qualified

Codes
ISA-08
I07
Interchange Receiver ID
Required
String (AN)
Min 15Max 15

Identification code published by the receiver of the data; When sending, it is used by the sender as their sending ID, thus other parties sending to them will use this as a receiving ID to route data to them

ISA-09
I08
Interchange Date
Required
Date (DT)
YYMMDD format

Date of the interchange

ISA-10
I09
Interchange Time
Required
Time (TM)
HHMM format

Time of the interchange

ISA-11
I10
Interchange Control Standards Identifier
Required
Identifier (ID)

Code to identify the agency responsible for the control standard used by the message that is enclosed by the interchange header and trailer

U
U.S. EDI Community of ASC X12, TDCC, and UCS
ISA-12
I11
Interchange Control Version Number
Required
Identifier (ID)

This version number covers the interchange control segments

00401
Draft Standards for Trial Use Approved for Publication by ASC X12 Procedures Review Board through October 1997
ISA-13
I12
Interchange Control Number
Required
Numeric (N0)
Min 9Max 9

A control number assigned by the interchange sender

ISA-14
I13
Acknowledgment Requested
Required
Identifier (ID)
Min 1Max 1

Code sent by the sender to request an interchange acknowledgment (TA1)

0
No Acknowledgment Requested
1
Interchange Acknowledgment Requested
ISA-15
I14
Usage Indicator
Required
Identifier (ID)
Min 1Max 1

Code to indicate whether data enclosed by this interchange envelope is test, production or information

I
Information
P
Production Data
T
Test Data
ISA-16
I15
Component Element Separator
Required
String (AN)
Min 1Max 1

Type is not applicable; the component element separator is a delimiter and not a data element; this field provides the delimiter used to separate component data elements within a composite data structure; this value must be different than the data element separator and the segment terminator

>
Component Element Separator

Functional Group Header

RequiredMax use 1

To indicate the beginning of a functional group and to provide control information

Example
GS-01
479
Functional Identifier Code
Required
Identifier (ID)

Code identifying a group of application related transaction sets

SO
Ocean Shipment Information (304, 306, 309, 311, 317, 319, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 350, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358, 361)
GS-02
142
Application Sender's Code
Required
String (AN)
Min 2Max 15

Code identifying party sending transmission; codes agreed to by trading partners

GS-03
124
Application Receiver's Code
Required
String (AN)
Min 2Max 15

Code identifying party receiving transmission. Codes agreed to by trading partners

Required
Date (DT)
CCYYMMDD format

Date expressed as CCYYMMDD

Required
Time (TM)
HHMM, HHMMSS, HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD format

Time expressed in 24-hour clock time as follows: HHMM, or HHMMSS, or HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD, where H = hours (00-23), M = minutes (00-59), S = integer seconds (00-59) and DD = decimal seconds; decimal seconds are expressed as follows: D = tenths (0-9) and DD = hundredths (00-99)

GS-06
28
Group Control Number
Required
Numeric (N0)
Min 1Max 9

Assigned number originated and maintained by the sender

GS-07
455
Responsible Agency Code
Required
Identifier (ID)
Min 1Max 2

Code used in conjunction with Data Element 480 to identify the issuer of the standard

T
Transportation Data Coordinating Committee (TDCC)
X
Accredited Standards Committee X12
GS-08
480
Version / Release / Industry Identifier Code
Required
String (AN)

Code indicating the version, release, subrelease, and industry identifier of the EDI standard being used, including the GS and GE segments; if code in DE455 in GS segment is X, then in DE 480 positions 1-3 are the version number; positions 4-6 are the release and subrelease, level of the version; and positions 7-12 are the industry or trade association identifiers (optionally assigned by user); if code in DE455 in GS segment is T, then other formats are allowed

004010
Draft Standards Approved for Publication by ASC X12 Procedures Review Board through October 1997

Heading

ST
010
Heading > ST

Transaction Set Header

RequiredMax use 1

To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

Example
ST-01
143
Transaction Set Identifier Code
Required
Identifier (ID)

Code uniquely identifying a Transaction Set

  • The transaction set identifier (ST01) used by the translation routines of the interchange partners to select the appropriate transaction set definition (e.g., 810 selects the Invoice Transaction Set).
323
Vessel Schedule and Itinerary (Ocean)
ST-02
329
Transaction Set Control Number
Required
Numeric (N)
Min 4Max 9

Identifying control number that must be unique within the transaction set functional group assigned by the originator for a transaction set

V1
020
Heading > V1

Vessel Identification

RequiredMax use 1

To provide vessel details and voyage number

Example
If Vessel Code Qualifier (V1-08) is present, then Vessel Code (V1-01) is required
V1-01
597
Vessel Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 1Max 8

Code identifying vessel

Usage notes

This field is optional.

V1-02
182
Vessel Name
Required
String (AN)
Min 2Max 28

Name of ship as documented in "Lloyd's Register of Ships"

Usage notes

it will be TBN (TO BE NOMINATED) in case the Vessel is not yet known at the time of sending the schedule information.

V1-03
26
Country Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 2Max 3

Code identifying the country

  • V103 is the code identifying the country in which the ship (vessel) is registered.
V1-04
55
Flight/Voyage Number
Required
String (AN)
Min 2Max 10

Identifying designator for the particular flight or voyage on which the cargo travels

V1-05
140
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Required
Identifier (ID)
Min 2Max 4

Standard Carrier Alpha Code

  • V105 identifies the ocean carrier.
V1-06
249
Vessel Requirement Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 1Max 1

Code specifying options for satisfying vessel requirements

V1-07
854
Vessel Type Code
Required
Identifier (ID)

Code to determine type of vessel

GC
General Cargo

Use to Indicate Mother Vessel.

V1-08
897
Vessel Code Qualifier
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 1Max 1

Code specifying vessel code source

V1-09
91
Transportation Method/Type Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 1Max 2

Code specifying the method or type of transportation for the shipment

K1
030
Heading > K1

Remarks

OptionalMax use 2

To transmit information in a free-form format for comment or special instruction

Example
K1-01
61
Free-Form Message
Required
String (AN)
Min 1Max 30

Free-form information

Usage notes

Servicename. Only the Service Name for the Mother Vessel Needs to be provided.

K1-02
61
Free-Form Message
Optional
String (AN)
Min 1Max 30

Free-form information

R4 Loop
RequiredMax >1
R4
040
Heading > R4 Loop > R4

Port or Terminal

RequiredMax use 1

Contractual or operational port or point relevant to the movement of the cargo

Example
R4-01
115
Port or Terminal Function Code
Required
Identifier (ID)

Code defining function performed at the port or terminal with respect to a shipment

D
Port of Discharge (Operational)

Port at which cargo is unloaded from vessel.

E
Place of Delivery (Contractual)

Place at which cargo leaves its care and custody of carrier.

L
Port of Loading (Operational)

Port at which cargo is loaded on vessel.

O
Origin (Operational)

Shipper's facility at which shipment begins its movement at cargo's expense.

T
Transshipment Port (Contractual)

Place at which cargo is transferred to another carrier.

R4-02
309
Location Qualifier
Required
Identifier (ID)

Code identifying type of location

D
Census Schedule D
K
Census Schedule K
UN
United Nations Location Code (UNLOCODE)
R4-03
310
Location Identifier
Required
String (AN)
Min 1Max 30

Code which identifies a specific location

R4-04
114
Port Name
Optional
String (AN)
Min 2Max 24

Free-form name for the place at which an offshore carrier originates or terminates (by transshipment or otherwise) its actual ocean carriage of property

R4-05
26
Country Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 2Max 3

Code identifying the country

R4-06
174
Terminal Name
Optional
String (AN)
Min 2Max 30

Free-form field for terminal name

R4-07
113
Pier Number
Optional
String (AN)
Min 1Max 4

Identifying number for the pier

R4-08
156
State or Province Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 2Max 2

Code (Standard State/Province) as defined by appropriate government agency

DTM
050
Heading > R4 Loop > DTM

Estimated Arrival Date

OptionalMax use 15

To specify pertinent dates and times

Example
Variants (all may be used)
DTMEstimated Departure Date
If Time Code (DTM-04) is present, then Time (DTM-03) is required
If either Date Time Period Format Qualifier (DTM-05) or Date Time Period (DTM-06) is present, then the other is required
DTM-01
374
Date/Time Qualifier
Required
Identifier (ID)

Code specifying type of date or time, or both date and time

371
Estimated Arrival Date
Required
Date (DT)
CCYYMMDD format

Date expressed as CCYYMMDD

Optional
Time (TM)
HHMM, HHMMSS, HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD format

Time expressed in 24-hour clock time as follows: HHMM, or HHMMSS, or HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD, where H = hours (00-23), M = minutes (00-59), S = integer seconds (00-59) and DD = decimal seconds; decimal seconds are expressed as follows: D = tenths (0-9) and DD = hundredths (00-99)

Usage notes

Format: HHMM

DTM-04
623
Time Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 2Max 2

Code identifying the time. In accordance with International Standards Organization standard 8601, time can be specified by a + or - and an indication in hours in relation to Universal Time Coordinate (UTC) time; since + is a restricted character, + and - are substituted by P and M in the codes that follow

DTM-05
1250
Date Time Period Format Qualifier
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 2Max 3

Code indicating the date format, time format, or date and time format

DTM-06
1251
Date Time Period
Optional
String (AN)
Min 1Max 35

Expression of a date, a time, or range of dates, times or dates and times

DTM
050
Heading > R4 Loop > DTM

Estimated Departure Date

OptionalMax use 15

To specify pertinent dates and times

Example
Variants (all may be used)
DTMEstimated Arrival Date
If Time Code (DTM-04) is present, then Time (DTM-03) is required
If either Date Time Period Format Qualifier (DTM-05) or Date Time Period (DTM-06) is present, then the other is required
DTM-01
374
Date/Time Qualifier
Required
Identifier (ID)

Code specifying type of date or time, or both date and time

369
Estimated Departure Date
Required
Date (DT)
CCYYMMDD format

Date expressed as CCYYMMDD

Optional
Time (TM)
HHMM, HHMMSS, HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD format

Time expressed in 24-hour clock time as follows: HHMM, or HHMMSS, or HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD, where H = hours (00-23), M = minutes (00-59), S = integer seconds (00-59) and DD = decimal seconds; decimal seconds are expressed as follows: D = tenths (0-9) and DD = hundredths (00-99)

Usage notes

Format: HHMM

DTM-04
623
Time Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 2Max 2

Code identifying the time. In accordance with International Standards Organization standard 8601, time can be specified by a + or - and an indication in hours in relation to Universal Time Coordinate (UTC) time; since + is a restricted character, + and - are substituted by P and M in the codes that follow

DTM-05
1250
Date Time Period Format Qualifier
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 2Max 3

Code indicating the date format, time format, or date and time format

DTM-06
1251
Date Time Period
Optional
String (AN)
Min 1Max 35

Expression of a date, a time, or range of dates, times or dates and times

V9
060
Heading > R4 Loop > V9

Event Detail

RequiredMax use 5

To specify information about a specific event

Example
If either Quantity (V9-10) or Train Delay Reason Code (V9-11) is present, then the other is required
If Time Code (V9-13) is present, then Time (V9-04) is required
If Standard Point Location Code (V9-15) is present, then Standard Point Location Code (V9-09) is required
V9-01
304
Event Code
Required
Identifier (ID)

Code identifying the event about which a report is made

ZZZ
Mutually Defined
Optional
String (AN)
Min 1Max 25

Free-form description of event

Optional
Date (DT)
CCYYMMDD format

Date expressed as CCYYMMDD

  • V903 is the event date.
Optional
Time (TM)
HHMM, HHMMSS, HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD format

Time expressed in 24-hour clock time as follows: HHMM, or HHMMSS, or HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD, where H = hours (00-23), M = minutes (00-59), S = integer seconds (00-59) and DD = decimal seconds; decimal seconds are expressed as follows: D = tenths (0-9) and DD = hundredths (00-99)

  • V904 is the event time.
V9-05
19
City Name
Optional
String (AN)
Min 2Max 30

Free-form text for city name

V9-06
156
State or Province Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 2Max 2

Code (Standard State/Province) as defined by appropriate government agency

V9-07
26
Country Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 2Max 3

Code identifying the country

V9-08
641
Status Reason Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 3Max 3

Code indicating the status reason

V9-09
154
Standard Point Location Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 6Max 9

Code (Standard Point Location) defined by NMFTA point development group as the official code assigned to a city or point (for ratemaking purposes) within a city

  • V909 is the Standard Point Location Code (SPLC) of the event shown in the V901.
V9-10
380
Quantity
Optional
Decimal number (R)
Min 1Max 15

Numeric value of quantity

  • V910 is the length of the time delay expressed in hours.
V9-11
1274
Train Delay Reason Code
Optional
String (AN)
Min 2Max 2

Code specifying reason for train delay

V9-12
61
Free-Form Message
Optional
String (AN)
Min 1Max 30

Free-form information

V9-13
623
Time Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 2Max 2

Code identifying the time. In accordance with International Standards Organization standard 8601, time can be specified by a + or - and an indication in hours in relation to Universal Time Coordinate (UTC) time; since + is a restricted character, + and - are substituted by P and M in the codes that follow

  • V913 reflects the time zone which the event time reflects.
V9-14
380
Quantity
Optional
Decimal number (R)
Min 1Max 15

Numeric value of quantity

  • V914 is the quantity of the fuel in gallons.
V9-15
154
Standard Point Location Code
Optional
Identifier (ID)
Min 6Max 9

Code (Standard Point Location) defined by NMFTA point development group as the official code assigned to a city or point (for ratemaking purposes) within a city

  • V915 is the Standard Point Location Code (SPLC) of the secondary point of the delay indicated in the V911.
V9-16
86
Total Equipment
Optional
Numeric (N0)
Min 1Max 3

Total pieces of equipment

  • V916 is the total number of rail cars associated with the event code in V901.
V9-17
86
Total Equipment
Optional
Numeric (N0)
Min 1Max 3

Total pieces of equipment

  • V917 is the total number of loaded cars associated with the event code in V901.
V9-18
86
Total Equipment
Optional
Numeric (N0)
Min 1Max 3

Total pieces of equipment

  • V918 is the total number of empty cars associated with the event code in V901.
V9-19
81
Weight
Optional
Decimal number (R)
Min 1Max 10

Numeric value of weight

  • V919 is the total Gross Tons of the cars identified in V916. Includes the gross weight of the loads and the tare weight of the empties.
V9-20
82
Length
Optional
Decimal number (R)
Min 1Max 8

Largest horizontal dimension of an object measured when the object is in the upright position

  • V920 is the total outside foot length of the cars identified in V916, rounded off to the nearest foot.
R4 Loop end
SE
070
Heading > SE

Transaction Set Trailer

RequiredMax use 1

To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

Example
SE-01
96
Number of Included Segments
Required
Numeric (N0)
Min 1Max 10

Total number of segments included in a transaction set including ST and SE segments

SE-02
329
Transaction Set Control Number
Required
Numeric (N)
Min 4Max 9

Identifying control number that must be unique within the transaction set functional group assigned by the originator for a transaction set

Heading end

Functional Group Trailer

RequiredMax use 1

To indicate the end of a functional group and to provide control information

Example
GE-01
97
Number of Transaction Sets Included
Required
Numeric (N0)
Min 1Max 6

Total number of transaction sets included in the functional group or interchange (transmission) group terminated by the trailer containing this data element

GE-02
28
Group Control Number
Required
Numeric (N0)
Min 1Max 9

Assigned number originated and maintained by the sender

Interchange Control Trailer

RequiredMax use 1

To define the end of an interchange of zero or more functional groups and interchange-related control segments

Example
IEA-01
I16
Number of Included Functional Groups
Required
Numeric (N0)
Min 1Max 5

A count of the number of functional groups included in an interchange

IEA-02
I12
Interchange Control Number
Required
Numeric (N0)
Min 9Max 9

A control number assigned by the interchange sender

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