Information Notices, Circulars & Guidelines

Information Notices are issued by ADOMS to draw attention to relevant information as it is published.

Circulars are issued to give additional information and specify ADOMS interpretation on regulations and directives.

Guidelines are practical recommendations by ADOMS to assist operators and authorities in their compliance with regulations.

Local Circ 2014- 001 SCV Code (rev1)

The Small Commercial Vessel Code (SCV Code) which applies to Vessels operating commercially, trading in the Caribbean Trading Area, which are 5 metres or more in length overall and less than 24 metres in length (L) and which, if carrying more than 12 passengers,...

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Local Circ 2012- 010 MLC for small local vessels

This Circular sets out the Antigua and Barbuda policy on the application of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 to vessels of under 200 GT operating in domestic waters.  The Convention allows some relaxations for these vessels and the Circular details them.

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Local Information Notice 2017-003 Small Craft Compliance Guide

The compliance guide is used by the Antigua and Barbuda Defense Force Coast Guard (ABDF CG) in carrying out their enforcement duties, and it also serves as a useful reference guide for operators. It provides a general overview on what certification is required based...

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