|Type of report:|
|One of the following 2-letter identifiers|
FR (on finally leaving reporting area) to include only A, B, C, E and F.
DR to include only A, B, C, E, F and I.
|A||Ship||Name and call sign (Name of ship, call sign, IMO No. and|
MMSI No.), (e.g., NONESUCH/KTOI)
|B||Date and time|
corresponding to position at C, expressed as UTC.
|A six-digit group followed by a Z. The first two digits indicate day of the month, the second two the hours and the last two the minutes. The Z indicates that the time is given in UTC (e.g., 081340Z).|
|C||Position (latitude and|
A 4-digit group giving latitude in degrees and minutes, with the suffix N, and a 5-digit group giving longitude in degrees and minutes, with the suffix W (e.g., 2836N or 01545W).
|E||Course||True course. A 3-digit group (e.g., 210).|
|F ||Speed||Speed in knots. A 2-digit group (e.g.,14).|
|G||Name of last port of call ||Name of the last port of call (e.g., Strait of Gibraltar)|
|I||Destination and ETA|
|Name of destination and date and time group as expressed in B (e.g., Cape Town 181400Z)|
|P||Cargo||Type(s) of cargo, and quantity and IMO classification if carrying potentially dangerous goods.|
|Brief details of defects, including damage, deficiencies and other circumstances that impair normal navigation.|
|T ||Address for the|
communication of cargo information
|Name, tel No. and fax, e-mail or URL.|
|W ||Total number of people|
|X||Miscellaneous||Miscellaneous information concerning those tankers:|
Characteristics and approximate quantity of bunker fuel for tankers carrying an amount of it greater than 5,000 tonnes Navigational status (e.g., moving under own propulsion, atanchor, no steering, limited manoeuvrability, depth restriction, moored, aground, etc.)