RTA at lock/bridge/terminal

Introduction/Additional information: 

This message should be sent by base stations only, to assign a RTA at a lock, bridge or terminal to a certain vessel. The message should be sent with binary message 6 as reply on Inland branch Function Message 21.

Registrant: 
EU
Message number: 
6
DAC: 
200
FI: 
22
State: 
in force
Number of slots (max): 
2
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  
 RTA at lock/bridge/terminal   20  Recommended 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  
 Lock/bridge/terminal status   2  0 = operational 
1 = limited operation (e.g. obstructed by technical conditions, only one lock chamber available, etc.) 
2 = out of order 
3 = not available  
 Spare   2  Not used, should be set to zero. Reserved for future use.  
   232  occupies 2 slots