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 Circular 2020-001: Application of survey/inspection procedures during 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 the restrictions it is placing on the movement of personnel and availability of staff resulting from the outbreak of...
This information notice provides information regarding the waiver of Customs Duties, Revenue Recovery Charges and Antigua and Barbuda Sales Tax (ABST), on the purchase of safety equipment for small craft
Local Information Notice 2019-001: First Doctor appointed in Antigua and Barbuda to conduct the UK ENG 1 Seafarer Medical Exams
This information notice provides information regarding the UK ENG 1 Seafarer medical exams. Antigua and Barbuda now has a doctor certified by MCA to conduct these medial exams
This Circular is intended to set out the operation of the system of annual self-certification,the policy of ADOMS and the process for licensing and certification of pleasure craft and jet skis operating commercially.
This notice provides details of the required marking of small craft.
This information notice provides information regarding the operation of Jet Skis to include correct marking requirements and safety standards regarding speed and safe distance.
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,...
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.
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...