Convoy message

Introduction/Additional information: 

Introduction:

The convoy message shall be sent from vessel to shore in order to inform of the shape of a convoy and the ID and loading status of the barges.

Additional Information / usage notes:

  • The input of the loading status is optional.

  • Additional barge information (ENI and loading condition) can be added as necessary.

  • The application creating the convoy message shall check that the formation code and the number of barge data (ENI and loading status) transmitted in the message match

  • Up to three barges can be transmitted in a single-slot message

  • Up to ten barges can be transmitted in a two-slot message

  • An XML which provides the details how to interpret the convoy code can be downloaded at the VTT EG site http://eg.ris.eu/vtt

  • The timeout cannot be set by the control message

  • The reporting rate cannot be set by the control message

Permitted as from: 
06/06/2014
Registrant: 
EU
Message number: 
8
DAC: 
200
FI: 
11
Version: 
0
Technical point of contact: 
State: 
accepted
Number of slots (max): 
2