EDI 324 Vessel Stow Plan (Ocean)

Functional Group SO

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Vessel Stow Plan (Ocean) Transaction Set (324) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to provide all the information relative to the stowage of equipment and cargo on a vessel.


Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To provide vessel details and voyage number

  3. To specify pertinent dates and times

  4. R4 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 20
    1. Contractual or operational port or point relevant to the movement of the cargo.

    2. To specify pertinent dates and times

  5. N7 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 9999
    1. To identify the equipment.

    2. To record seal numbers used and the organization that applied the seals.

    3. To adequately identify the equipment being referred to

    4. To specify the cargo location on board the vessel.

    5. To specify special handling instructions in coded or free-form format

    6. To specify information relative to hazardous material

    7. To transmit identifying numbers and descriptive information as specified by the reference number qualifier

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

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