Message Documentation

The XML specifications of the BERMAN message: BERMAN XML

PROTECT GUIDE 1.1 (Jan.2001)

The PROTECT Guide version 1.1 consists of the following 3 Parts:
- Part I    PROTECT Dangerous Goods Message Scenario - General Part - January 1999, version 1.0
- Part II   Dangerous Goods Notification message IFTDGN, - December 2002, version 1.1,
- Part III  Acknowledgement message APERAK, - January 1999, version 1.0.
- Part IV Waste Disposal Information Message WASDIS, - December 2002, version 1.0

Download: PROTECT Guide 1.1

PROTECT GUIDE 2.0 (Mar.2005)

The PROTECT Guide version 2.0 consists of the following 6 Parts: 
- Part I    PROTECT Message Scenario version 2.0 - General Part - March 17, 2005 and the EDIFACT Message Implementation Guides:
- Part II   Dangerous Goods Notification message - IFTDGN version 2.0 - March 17, 2005
- Part III  BayplanApplication error and acknowledgement message - APERAK version 2.0 - March 17, 2005
- Part IV  Waste disposal information message - WASDIS version 2.0 March 17, 2005
- Part V   Berth services request message - BERMAN version 2.0 - March 17, 2005
- Part VI  EDIFACT Message envelope segment recommendations version 2.0 - March 17, 2005.

Download: PROTECT Guide 2.0 (March 2005)

Download: IFTDGN 2.1 Document (Draft) 2.1.3   Note: This is draft version 2.1.3, which includes all corrigenda and MARPOL requirements for bulk cargoes. 

Please address your remarks to the secretariat Thank you!

This 2.1 release of IFTDGN includes several updates including the following corrigenda:

Corrigendum 2009  Corrigendum 2011  Corrigendum 2015-04

Also included are changes due to "Guidelines on reporting Hazmat" (MARPOL)