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  UN/EDIFACT  D.03A (Batch) Syntax version 3 Issue date 2003-06-23  
  Message type specification WASDIS
 
 
WASDIS 2 Waste disposal information message  
  Date:
2003-06-10

Source:
TBG3 Transport

0. INTRODUCTION
This specification provides the definition of the Waste disposal information message (WASDIS) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport.

1. SCOPE

1.1 Functional definition
A message to convey information on last inspection and/or on waste and cargo residues on board of a means of transport (e.g.
vessel) and/or equipment related to a means of transport - and still to be disposed in the next place or port of call of the means of transport.

1.2 Field of application
The Waste disposal information 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.

1.3 Principles
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 and/or equipment related to a means of transport.
* The message can be sent by a shipping agent to an authority (e.g. a port) or a centralized database of authorities
* The message can be sent by an authority (e.g. a port)  to an authority in the next place or port of call of the means of transport (e.g. a vessel) or to a search or rescue organization Business area: control of pollution by a means of transport (e.g. maritime pollution)

2. REFERENCES
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.
 
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