This specification provides the definition of the Dangerous goods recapitulation message (DGRECA) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport.
1.1 Functional definition
A message to specify recapitulations pertaining to the dangerous goods on board of a means of transport, e.g. a vessel.
1.2 Field of application
The Dangerous goods recapitulation message may be used for both national and international applications. It is based on universal practice related to administration, commerce and transport, and is not dependent on the type of business or industry.
The message has been designed to enable control of pollution caused by a means of transport, e.g. in the maritime and port environment.
* The message relates to one means of transport.
* The message contains summary information of all dangerous goods on board of the means of transport.
* Summary information is given as a recapitulation across all consignments on board of the means of transport, for the dangerous goods that adhere to a certain combination of IMO code (i.e. International Maritime Organisation), IMO page number, UNDG number (i.e. United Nations Dangerous Goods number) and flashpoint.
Business area: control of pollution by a means of transport (e.g. maritime pollution)
Sending function: authority (e.g. port), centralised database of authorities
Receiving function: authority, search and rescue organisation.
See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1.
3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
3.1 Standard terms and definitions
See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2.
4. MESSAGE DEFINITION
4.1 Data segment clarification
This section should be read in conjunction with the segment table which indicates mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements.