Port of Antwerp

COPINO - Container pre-notification message

Who is it for?

  • Inland carrier (sender)
  • Container terminal (recipient)

Content of the message

The message can be used for original input (create).


  1. BGM - BeGinning of Message: delivery or collection
  2. Details of the means of transport for inland carriage: mode (truck, rail or barge), identification (e.g. name of the barge), etc.
  3. Scheduled time of delivery/collection
  4. List of the goods, referring to the container in which they are carried (by means of SGP).
  5. List of the containers (empty or full). In case of export, this includes the details of the sea transport.