Extended ship static and voyage-related data

Introduction/Additional information: 

This message should be used to obtain additional extended and static voyage-related data.

Registrant: 
IMO Circ. 289
Message number: 
8
DAC: 
1
FI: 
24
State: 
in force
Number of slots (max): 
2
Permitted as from: 
01/06/2010
Details: 
Parameter No. of bits  Description 
Message ID  6 Identifier for Message 8; always 8. 
Repeat Indicator  2 Used by the repeater to indicate how many times a message has been repeated. 0 - 3 0 = default 3 = do not repeat anymore 
Source ID  30 MMSI number of source station. 
Spare  2 Not used. Set to zero. 
IAI  16 DAC = 001; FI = 24 (See ITU-R M.1371-3, Annex 5, ยง 2.1) 
Message Linkage ID  10

A source specific running number, unique across all binary messages equipped with Message Linkage ID. Used to link additional information to the message by a Text Description message. The Message Linkage ID and the first six digits of the source MMSI uniquely identify the sent message. 
1 - 1,023
0 = not available = default 

Air Draught  13 Air Draught is the vertical distance from the ship's waterline to the highest point on the ship (e.g., top of ship's mast), in 0.1 metre steps. Air Draught = total vessel height (e.g., from bottom of keel to top of ship's mast) minus the maximum static loaded draught. 
1 - 81.9 metres 
81.91 = distance 81.91 metres or greater 
0 = not available = default 
Last Port of call  30 UN LOCODE; 5 characters 6 bits ASCII 
"@@@@@" = not available = default 
Next Port of call  30 UN LOCODE; 5 characters 6 bits ASCII 
"@@@@@" = not available = default 
Second Port of call  30 UN LOCODE; 5 characters 6 bits ASCII 
"@@@@@" = not available = default 
SOLAS Equipment status  52

Current status of SOLAS navigation/communications equipment. Each equipment is described using 2 bits, coded as: 
0 = not available or requested = default 
"00000000000000000000000000" 
1 = equipment operational 
2 = equipment not operational 
3 = no data (equipment may or may not be on board/or its status is unknown)

Required SOLAS equipment (coded in the following order) 
1 = AIS Class A 
2 = ATA (Automatic Tracking Aid) 
3 = BNWAS (Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System) 
4 = ECDIS Back-up 
5 = ECDIS/Paper Nautical Chart 
6 = echo sounder 
7 = electronic plotting aid 
8 = emergency steering gear 
9 = navigation system (GPS, Loran-C, GLONASS) 
10 = gyro compass 
11 = LRIT 
12 = magnetic compass 
13 = NAVTEX 
14 = radar (ARPA) 
15 = radar (S-band) 
16 = radar (X-band) 
17 = radio HF 
18 = radio INMARSAT 
19 = radio MF 
20 = radio VHF 
21 = speed Log (over ground) 
22 = speed Log (through water) 
23 = THD (Transmitting Heading Device) 
24 = track control system 
25 = VDR/S-VDR 
26 (reserved for future use) 

Ice class  4

Ice Classes as defined by: 
IACS = International Association of Classification Societies PC = Polar Class. For further details, see IACS Req. 2007 Requirements concerning POLAR CLASS and MSC/Circ.1056 and MEPC/Circ.399 on Guidelines for ships operating in Arctic ice-covered waters.

FSICR = Finnish-Swedish Ice Class Rules. For further details, see Finnish Maritime Administration's Bulletin No.10/10.12.2008 Ice class regulations 2008 (Finnish-Swedish ice class rules). Note: Authorized classification society equivalents for the Finnish-Swedish Ice Class Rules should also be recognized, as issued in the Finnish Maritime Administration's Bulletin No.4/2.4.2007 (as amended). Both bulletins can be found at www.fma.fi.

RS = Russian Maritime Register of Shipping. For further details see Rules for the classification and construction of seagoing ships, Edition 2008.

0 = not classified 
1 = IACS PC 1 
2 = IACS PC 2 
3 = IACS PC 3 
4 = IACS PC 4 
5 = IACS PC 5 
6 = IACS PC 6 / FSICR IA Super / RS Arc5 
7 = IACS PC 7 / FSICR IA / RS Arc4 
8 = FSICR IB / RS Ice3 9 = FSICR IC / RS Ice2 
10 = RS Ice1 
11 - 14 (reserved for future use) 
15 = not available = default 

Shaft Horse power  18 Total horse power of ship, in 1 hp steps. 
0 - 262,141 horse power 
262,142 = 262,142 horse power or greater 
262,143 = not available = default 
VHF Working channel  12 The VHF working channel used by the sending vessel Channel number according to Recommendation ITU-R M.1084 
0 = not available = default 
Lloyd's Ship type  42 Lloyd's Register STATCODE 5 (e.g., A11A1AA); 7 characters 6 bits ASCII 
"@@@@@@@" = not available = default 
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Gross tonnage  18 0 - 262,141 
262,142 = 262,142 or greater 
262,143 = not available = default 
Laden or Ballast  2 0 = not available = default 
1 = Laden 
2 = Ballast 
3 = not in use 
Type of bunker oil     
Heavy fuel oil 2 0 = not available = default 
1 = no 
2 = yes 
3 = not in use
Light fuel oil   2 0 = not available = default 
1 = no 
2 = yes 
3 = not in use
Diesel 2 0 = not available = default 
1 = no 
2 = yes 
3 = not in use
Total amount of bunker oil in tonnes  14 0 - 16,381 
16,382 = 16,382 tonnes or greater 
16,383 = not available = default 
Number of Persons  13 Number of persons currently on board, including crew members. 
0 = not available = default 
1 - 8,190 
8,191 = 8,191 or greater 
Spare  10 Not used. Set to zero. 
Total  360 Occupies 2 slots