SMDG Code Lists

SMDG has agreed to publish and maintain the following codes lists for the benefit of all interested parties:

SMDG-Master-Liner-codes-list-v20170812        SMDG-Master-Terminal-Facilities-list-v20170810   Change of terminal codes for CCT, MCT and SCT from CNCWN to CNSHK 

SMDG-BLOCKING-CODES-v201501             SMDG-HANDLING-CODES-v201510                SMDG-CODES-FOR-DGS-ATT-v201501

Special SMDG code list concerning the transmission of SOLAS VGM related data:  SMDG-CODES-VGM-INFORMATIONv201606

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Important Notice:

1/ Please fill up the forms for Terminal Facility Codes or Liner Codes and send them to

2/ The above Codes Lists have been created and will be maintained by the Secretariat of SMDG with the purpose of harmonizing the codes between EDI partners. The lists can be downloaded by all interested parties and used for the benefit of standardization worldwide. The members of SMDG and the SMDG secretariat cannot be held responsible for correctness and completeness of the lists. New codes can be obtained from the SMDG secretariat

IMDG Coded Variant List can be obtained from EXIS from the EXIS website:

Other links:

The owner codes for containers can be obtained from BIC:

Detailed information about container size/type codes can be found at the following link: