P4 Port Information

To transmit identifying information for a port

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
P401
Location Identifier
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
30
1
Code which identifies a specific location
P401 is used for customs district and port code (census schedule D).
P402
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
P402 is the estimated date of arrival.
P403
Quantity
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
1
Numeric value of quantity
P403 is used for number of bills of lading.
P404
Location Identifier
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Code which identifies a specific location
P404 is the Facilities Information and Resources Management System (FIRMS) Code.
P405
Time
Time (TM)
Optional
4
8
1
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)
P405 is the estimated time of arrival for P402.

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