FAQs

Memberships

Frequently asked questions about membership tiers and costs, plus how to upgrade or delete an acc...

Uploading Files

Frequently asked questions in regards to uploading files.

Can I create a BAPLIE from an Excel file?

Yes, with our tool it is possible to convert an excel file into a EDI standard BAPLIE file.  All...

Can I edit BAPLIE files?

All membership types now have the ability to edit the content of uploaded BAPLIE files.  After u...

Can I convert a BAPLIE file to another version?

All membership types now have the ability to use BAPLIE Viewer Online as a BAPLIE file converter....

Can I convert a BAPLIE file to a MOVINS file?

All membership types now have the ability to create a MOVINS file from an uploaded BAPLIE.  From...

Can I export data to Excel or a PDF?

To export BAPLIE data to an Excel file or a PDF document, first upload a new file or select a pre...

Does BAPLIE Viewer Online support multiple hazardous segments?

Yes, BAPLIE Viewer Online has the ability to support multiple hazardous/ Dangerous Goods (DGS) se...

Does BAPLIE Viewer Online support Bundles?

Yes, bundles are supported by the BAPLIE file specification and also available on BAPLIE Viewer O...

Does BAPLIE Viewer Online support Commodity information?

BAPLIE Viewer Online displays commodity information on the Main Content screen of the website, in...

Can I create a pool of generic empty containers?

Yes. You can use the 2D View Move option to create Generic Empty containers that you can then flo...

Does BAPLIE Viewer Online support Terminal Codes?

Yes! This secondary attribute from the BAPLIE 2.2 specification is fully supported by BAPLIE View...

Is BAPLIE Viewer Online SOLAS compliant?

In 2016, the SMDG required that BAPLIE files include Verified Gross Mass (VGM) weights as part of...

Does BAPLIE Viewer Online support 53 foot containers?

Yes, BAPLIE Viewer Online supports the use of 53 foot containers! We have added support for 53' ...

What is the meaning of BAPLIE?

BAPLIE stands for BAy PLan Including Empties Your BAPLIE file is like a snapshot in time of the ...

Does BAPLIE Viewer Online support equipment types instead of ISO codes?

SMDG BAPLIE file specifications require ISO codes (ISO 6346) as the size type classification.  Eq...

What are the BAPLIE Viewer Online options for Printing?

If you'd like to take your data offline and have a physical copy, BAPLIE Viewer Online offers dif...

Is BAPLIE Viewer Online a software? How can I download it?

BAPLIE Viewer Online is provided as a SaaS (software as a service).  We are hosted in the cloud,...

Does BAPLIE Viewer Online support breakbulk?

Yes, BAPLIE Viewer Online supports break bulk. Break bulk is non-containerized cargo. An example...

Can I add increase the number of bays of the vessel to load containers?

Yes! From the 2D View, BAPLIE Viewer Online automatically checks the data in the file to determi...