BA2 Beginning Segment for Cargo Terminal Information

To indicate the beginning of the Cargo Terminal Information Transaction Set and transmit identifying numbers and dates

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BA201
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
4
1
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
BA202
Vessel Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
8
1
Code identifying vessel
BA203
Flight/Voyage Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
2
10
1
Identifying designator for the particular flight or voyage on which the cargo travels
BA204
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
50
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
BA204 is the terminal operator reference number.
BA205
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
50
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
BA205 is the broker number.
BA206
Pier Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
4
1
Identifying number for the pier
BA207
Pier Name
String (AN)
Mandatory
2
14
1
Free-form name of the pier
BA208
Port or Terminal Function Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code defining function performed at the port or terminal with respect to a shipment
BA208 can contain only values "T" or "U".
BA209
Port Name
String (AN)
Optional
2
24
1
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
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BA210 is the date as required by customs.
BA211
Vessel Code Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code specifying vessel code source

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