Inland ship static and voyage related data

Introduction/Additional information: 

This message should be used by inland vessels only, to broadcast ship static and voyage related data in addition to message 5. The message should be sent with binary message 8 as soon as possible (from the AIS point of view) after message 5.

Registrant: 
EU
Message number: 
8
DAC: 
200
FI: 
10
State: 
in force
Used by: 
EU
Number of slots (max): 
1
Permitted as from: 
10/10/2007
Details: 
Parameter    Number 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. Default = 0 ;  3 = do not repeat any more  
Source ID   30  MMSI number 
Spare   2  Not used, should be set to zero. Reserved for future use.  
Application Identifier   16  As described in Table 2,6  
Unique European Vessel Identifcation Number   48  8*6 Bit ASCII characters  
Length of ship   13  1 - 8000 (rest not to be used) length of ship in 1/10m 0 = default  
Beam of ship   10  1 - 1000 (rest not to be used) beam of ship in 1/10m;  0 = default  
Ship or combination type   14  Numeric ERI Classification (CODES): 1 Vessel and Convoy Type as described in ANNEX E ERI ship types  
Hazardous cargo   3  Number of blue cones/lights 0 - 3;  4 = B-Flag, 5 = default = unknown  
Draught   11  1 - 2000 (rest not used) draught in 1/100m, 0 = default = unknown  
Loaded/unloaded   2  1 = loaded, 2 = unloaded, 0 = not available/default, 3 should not be used  
Quality of speed information   1  1 = high, 0 = low/GNSS = default *  
Quality of course information   1  1 = high, 0 = low/GNSS = default *  
Quality of heading information   1  1 = high, 0 = low = default *  
Spare   8  Not used, should be set to zero. Reserved for future use.  
   168  Occupies 1 slot