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4079 Handling instruction description code [B]
Desc: Code specifying a handling instruction.
1 Heat sensitive
The object is heat sensitive.
2 Store in dry environment
The object must be stored in dry environment.
The identified item is, or can be stacked.
4 Mooring to be arranged
Request to arrange boatmen to (de)moor the vessel at the
5 Mooring arranged
Information that the boatmen to (de)moor the vessel at
the berth are already arranged.
6 Pilotage to be arranged
Request to arrange the pilotage for the vessel.
7 Pilotage arranged
Information that pilotage for the vessel is already
8 Berth towage to be arranged
Request to arrange the towage for the vessel to/from the
berth in the port.
9 Disposal of waste to be arranged
Request to arrange the disposal of waste.
10 Transshipment to be arranged
The consignment has to be transshipped.
11 Refrigeration required
Item must be refrigerated for proper handling.
12 Refrigeration not required
Item does not need to be refrigerated for proper
The identified goods are to be destroyed according to
14 Keep frozen
The identified products is frozen and should be kept
15 Hang garment
The identified product(s) should be handled as a hanging
16 Labelling required
The identified product is/are to be labelled.
17 Keep in lying position
The identified product(s) should be kept in a lying
18 Move according to instructions
The identified product is to be moved according to
19 Pack according to instructions
The identified product is to be packed according to the
20 Prepare for shipment
The identified product(s) is(are) to be prepared for
21 Reserve according to instructions
Reserve identified goods according to specified
22 Light sensitive
The product is sensitive to light.
23 Transit or cross docking delivery required
The identified product is to be delivered via a transit
or cross docking facility.
24 Unpacking required
The identified product is to be unpacked from the
25 Keep in upright/standing position
The identified product should be kept in an upright or
Data Element Cross Reference
DataElement 4079 is used in the following Batch Composite Elements:
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