VESDEP Vessel departure BETA
A message from a stevedore to a liner agent or from a liner agent to a local authority (e.g. port authority) to inform the latter party of the departure of a vessel and giving information on the actual container or cargo operations.
This message is part of a total set of container-related messages. These messages serve to facilitate the intermodal handling of containers by streamlining the information exchange. The business scenario for the container messages is clarified in a separate document, called: 'Guide to the scenario of EDIFACT container messages'.
A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Vessel departure message is VESDEP. Note: Vessel departure messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009: Data element 0065 VESDEP 0052 D 0054 21A 0051 UN
A segment to indicate the beginning of a message and to transmit identifying number.
A segment to indicate a date and/or time applying to the whole message, such as date and time of document or message issue.
A segment to specify free format supplementary information: - change information - additional remarks
Segment group 2Repeat 9
A segment to identify a name and address of a party, such as: - message sender - message recipient - ordering customer/principal - ordering customer agent
Segment group 3Repeat 9
Segment group 4Repeat 1
A segment to identify the transport details of the departing vessel, such as voyage number or an indication of the transport method.
A segment to identify a date and time related to the departure of the means of transport.
A segment to identify a relevant reference number, such as: - voyage number
Segment group 5Repeat 9
A segment to specify a place or port of call of the means of transport or conveyance, such as: - Maritime Mobile Ship Identifier (MMSI number)
A segment to specify date(s) and time(s) related to a location.
A segment to specify a measurement related to the means of transport, such as: - gross tonnage (of the vessel)
Segment group 6Repeat 9
A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UNH & UNT) and the control reference number of the message.