of the vessel is responsible for loading and discharging.
indicates that the vessel is under a time charter.
The MSC usually
provides this code.
8 - The next block is marked Sust, which is the abbreviation for
"sustaining." This should be a one-digit numeric code.
sustaining code indicates the capability of the vessel's equipment to
discharge cargo, regardless of the terms of carriage. If the code is
2, the vessel is self-sustaining. If the code is 3, the vessel is not
self-sustaining and requires dockside off-loading equipment (see
Appendix A, Section X).
9 - This block, labeled Truck No.,
should be left
Block 10 - The block marked Remarks is a 21-digit entry, which indicates the
military activity responsible for loading the cargo if other than the
POE (Block No.
If the POE is loading the cargo, this block
should be blank.
This completes the review of the heading line for a surface shipment.
will discuss the body of DD Form 1385.
PART C - REVIEW BODY DATA
The body of the manifest will show prime and trailer line data for each shipment
unit loaded aboard the vessel. Each line in the body contains the same data that
will be placed in an 80-column punch card for either the prime data or trailer
line data. The manifest will always have line entries in the body for the prime
data and the trailer line data shown on the TCMD. For example, if the TCMD shows
TV0 in Block 1 and TV5 and TV9 in Block 13, there will be three corresponding
entries in the manifest as explained below.
Remember that the terms "trailer
line" and "trailer card" refer to data elements, not to a type of vehicle. For
specific instructions on trailer line entries, refer to Appendix D of this
subcourse. Data elements in the prime data are not normally repeated in trailer
line entries in the manual ocean manifest, except for the TCN which is shown in
This part of the lesson explains each column of the cargo manifest body.
columns on DD Form 1385 are not numbered.
However, they are identified by a
number in Figure 3-3 to correspond to their sequence on the form. Most of the
information you will need to review the manifest body is taken from the TCMD.
Some information, such as stowage location,