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Registration, Licensing and Regulation of all small pleasure craft and small commercial vessels.

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New Publications

Circular 2020- 001 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

This Circular is to provide all ADOMS Clients and relevant Stakeholders with information and binding direction on the application of procedures due to port restrictions resulting from the outbreak of the COVID -19 virus.

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Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping Act, 2006

This is the primary law of Antigua and Barbuda relating to the registry of ships and the maintenance of safety standards.  This act implements international rules and regulations and provides generally for the regulation of ships flying the flag of Antigua and Barbuda.

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World Maritime Day 2018

    The theme for this year is “IMO 70: Our heritage: better shipping for a better future”. It looks both at the past and into the years to come. It provides an opportunity to reflect and showcase how IMO has developed and adapted while staying true to its...

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Small Craft Press Release

Small Craft (Control) Regulations 2017 The Small Craft Control Act 2015 came into force in Antigua and Barbuda on the 1st January 2016. Under this Act, the Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping (ADOMS) is the Authority with full...

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