ETA at lock/bridge/terminal

Introduction/Additional information: 

This message should be used by inland vessels only, to send an ETA report to a lock, bridge or terminal in order to apply for a time slot in resource planning. The message
should be sent with binary message 6.

Registrant: 
EU
Message number: 
6
DAC: 
200
FI: 
21
State: 
in force
Number of slots (max): 
2
Reporting Rate: 
An acknowledgement by Inland branch function message 22 should be received within 15 minutes. Otherwise the Inland branch function message 21 should be repeated once.
Permitted as from: 
10/10/2007
Details: 
 Parameter    Bit    Description  
 Message ID   6  Identifier for Message 6; always 6  
 Repeat Indicator   2 Used by the repeater to indicate how many times a message has been repeated. Default = 0 ; 3 = do not repeat any more  
 Source ID   30 MMSI number of source station  
 Sequence Number   2 0 - 3  
 Destination ID   30 MMSI number of destination station  
  Retransmit Flag   1 Retransmit Flag should be set upon retransmission: 0 = no retransmission = default;  1 = retransmitted. 
 Spare   1 Not used, should be set to zero. Reserved for future use.  
 Application Identifier   16 As described in Table 2,6  
 UN country code   12 2*6 Bit characters  
 UN location code   18 3*6 Bit characters  
 Fairway section number   30 5*6 Bit characters  
 Terminal code   30 5*6 Bit characters  
 Fairway hectometre   30 5*6 Bit characters  
 ETA at lock/bridge/terminal   20

Estamated Time of Arrival MMDDHHMM UTC 
Bits 19 - 16: month  1 - 12;  0 = not available = default
Bits 15 - 11: day  1 - 31  0 = not available = default
Bits 10 - 6: hour  0 - 23  24 = not available = default
Bits 5 - 0: minute  0 - 59 60 = not available = default  

 Number of assisting tugboarts 3 3 0 - 6, 7 = unknown = default
 Air draught  12 0 - 4000 (rest not used), in 1/100m, 0 = default =
not used

Spare

5 Not used, should be set to zero. Reserved for future
use.
   248  occupies 2 slots