This paper provides the definition of the Cargo insurance claims message to be used in fulfilling the requirements of trading partners in the transport chain world-wide, in the interchange of cargo and transport related information using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).  The message is for a single consignment and can be used by all modes of transport for the forwarding and transport of goods from any origin to any destination, regardless of route or prevailing commercial practice.  This message is exchanged between transport industry participants, insurers, insurance intermediaries, surveyors and loss adjusters.  The message conveys single consignment cargo insurance related information, such as details of one single loss, claim or survey and the parties involved.