Port of Antwerp

CODECO Container gate-in/gate-out report message

Who is it for?

  • Container terminal or container depot operator (sender)
  • Shipping company or ship's agent (recipient)
  • Belgian Customs (recipient for purposes of MASP/ECS/Arrival at exit)
  • The Port Authority (notification of arrival or departure of dangerous goods)

Content of the message

The message is mainly used for original input (create), but can also be used to replace certain other messages or even cancel them.

Message structure:

  1. BGM (BeGinning of Message): Gate-IN, Gate-OUT or a logistical movement inside the terminal
  2. Optionally, identification of the seagoing ship concerned (main transport)
  3. Parties concerned (shipping company, ship's agent, container operator)
  4. List of the moving containers, according to the previously specified code (weights, temperature, IMO class and UN number, seal number, indicator full or empty, damage codes, details of inland transport,...)