BA2 Beginning Segment for Cargo Terminal Information

To indicate the beginning of the cargo terminal information transaction set and to transmit identifying numbers and dates.

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BA201
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
4
-
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
BA202
Vessel Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
4
7
-
Code identifying vessel.
BA203
Flight/Voyage Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
2
10
-
Identifying designator for the particular flight or voyage on which the cargo travels.
BA204
Reference Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
30
-
Reference number or identification number as defined for a particular Transaction Set, or as specified by the Reference Number Qualifier.
BA204 Terminal Operator Reference Number
BA205
Reference Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
30
-
Reference number or identification number as defined for a particular Transaction Set, or as specified by the Reference Number Qualifier.
BA205 Broker Number
BA206
Pier Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
4
-
Identifying number for the pier.
BA207
Pier Name
String (AN)
Mandatory
2
14
-
Free-form name of the pier.
BA208
Port Function Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code defining function performed at the port with respect to a shipment.
BA208 Only ``T'' or ``U''
BA209
Port Name
String (AN)
Optional
2
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.
BA210
Arrival Date
Date (DT)
Optional
6
6
-
Date as required by customs. Also see ETA Date (45).
BA211
Vessel Code Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
-
Code specifying vessel code source.

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