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Ship Channel Update 04/30/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/30/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/29/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/28/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/27/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/26/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/25/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/24/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/23/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/22/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/21/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/20/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/19/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/18/2017 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/17/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/15/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/14/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/13/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/12/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/11/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/10/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/09/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/08/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/07/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/06/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/05/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/04/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/03/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/02/2017 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 04/01/2017 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:NOAD Schema 3.5 — 60-day Notice
Date:Sunday, April 12, 2015
Priority:Normal
Notice:

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note below WEB posting from USCG NVMC regarding updated ENOA Version 3.5 to be released on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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NOAD Schema 3.5 — 60-day Notice <span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">3/25/2015 - 18 Days Ago<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">As part of ongoing efforts to enhance maritime domain awareness, we continue to improve handling of essential data contained within Notices of Arrival and Departure (NOAD). On Tuesday, 26 May 2015, an updated NOAD schema, versioned 3.5, will be released which will reflect recently released changes to 33 CFR 160 and improvements to vessel/crew longshoreman data reporting. When NOAD Schema 3.5 is released on 26 May 2015, NOAD Schema 3.3 and older versions will no longer be supported. As more details regarding the specifics of the schema changes become available they will be made available via the NVMC Web Site and our additional communication channels.

A link to the final rule is provided at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2015-01-30/pdf/2015-01331.pdf.<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

Schema Change Details<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">
For your review, a draft of Schema 3.5 has been added to the Developer Resource Files, however, it is subject to change and is not intended for use in any production or otherwise official system/environment in the form in which it is presented.<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">
The following is a list of the specific changes from Schema 3.4 to Schema 3.5<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Affected Element:
//NOTICE/NOTICE_DETAILS/VERSION<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Change Details:
The only acceptable value for this field under Schema 3.5 will be "3.5" (not including the quotation marks)<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Affected Element:
//NOTICE/VOYAGE/LESS_THAN_24HR<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Change Details:
<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">A new element named LESS_THAN_24HR has been added and will be used to indicate whether or not the vessel is on a voyage which is less than 24 hours in duration. This will be a REQUIRED element within the schema and the acceptable values for the element are Yes or No<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Affected Element:
//NOTICE/VESSEL/LONGSHOREMAN_WORK_DECLARATION<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Change Details:
<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">The element LONGSHOREMAN_WORK_DECLARATION remains a REQUIRED element at the vessel level, however, a choice of NOT APPLICABLE has been added to the existing choices of NOT PROVIDED, Yes, No.<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Affected Element:
//NOTICE/VESSEL/MMSI_NUMBER<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Change Details:
<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">A new element named MMSI_NUMBER has been added and will be used to indicate the vessel’s MMSI Number, if available. This 9-digit element will use the MMSI SHIP format which consists of the following: The first three digits indicate the country to which the vessel is registered. These are called the Maritime Identification Digits (MID). The remaining six digits range in value from 0-9 for each digit. These digits serve as the Ship Station Identifier. This is an OPTIONAL element within the schema, but may be subject to certain Business Rules during processing.<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Affected Element:
//NOTICE/VESSEL/LESS_THAN_300GT<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Change Details:
<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">A new element named LESS_THAN_300GT has been added and will be used to indicate whether or not the vessel’s gross tonnage is less that 300. This will be a REQUIRED element within the schema and the acceptable values for the element are Yes or No<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Affected Element:
//NOTICE/VESSEL/VESSEL_TONNAGE<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Change Details:
<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">A new element named VESSEL_TONNAGE has been added and will be used to indicate the tonnage of the vessel. This will be an OPTIONAL element within the schema, however, if included, the acceptable range of values is 1 to 9999999. Note that ITC tonnage convention is preferred, but not required.<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Affected Element:
//NOTICE/CREW_LIST/CREW/LONGSHOREMAN_WORK_DECLARATION<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Change Details:
<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">The element LONGSHOREMAN_WORK_DECLARATION has been changed to an OPTIONAL element at the crew member level, however, if provided, the acceptable choices remain as NOT PROVIDED, Yes, No.<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Picklist Updates
<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">The possibility exists that one or more picklist updates may be included in the Schema 3.5 release, specifically for domestic ports. As more details become available regarding these changes they will be sent as an update to this notification message as soon as possible.<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">InfoPath Retirement
<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#666666">Please note that the InfoPath template is in the process of being retired and as such no Schema 3.5 based InfoPath template will be released during this schema update. For those currently using the InfoPath template, there are other offline tools, including but not limited to the NVMC Workbooks, which can be used as a replacement. For additional information you may contact the National Vessel Movement Center using the contact method of your choice which can be found at http://www.nvmc.uscg.gov/NVMC/ContactUs.aspx.<span-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#666666">

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Notice posted on Sunday, April 12, 2015

Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.