Marine Notices (MNs) are issued by ADOMS as the primary means for promulgating information pertaining to: safety and security; the establishment of, changes to, and deficiencies in aids to navigation; dangers and hazards to navigation; anchorage; restricted areas; proposed construction or modification of berths; ADOMS interpretation of regulations; and practical recommendations by ADOMS to assist operators and authorities in their compliance with regulations.
They are numbered sequentially by year with subsequent revisions being identified by a revision number. It should be noted that specific MN numbers may be reserved for future use and may not be published in numerical order. MNs are to be complied with, as applicable, by all parties to which they apply.
Marine Notice 2021-02: Application of Survey & inspection procedures during Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
This Marine Notice provides information 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 the COVID -19 virus. It is intended to set out ADOMS policy and the...
This Marine Notice provides information on the port development activities in St. John’s Harbour that impact maritime safety
This Marine Notice provides the policy that applies to domestic small craft due to the Covid 19 pandemic
This Marine 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
This Marine Notice provides information on the Code of Safety for Caribbean Cargo Ships (CCSS Code) which applies to cargo ships of less than 500 GT including oil tankers and tankers, irrespective of length, engaged on international voyages trading in the Caribbean...
This Marine Notice sets 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 Marine Notice provides information on the availability of approved training and information on medical certification
This Marine Notice provides information on the validity and other requirements of the Safety Certificate and Licence issued by ADOMS
Marine Notice 2017-02 (rev 2): Advisory Notice to the Pleasure Vessel Cruising Permit. The Small Craft (Control) Regulations
This Marine Notice provides information relevant to vessel owners and operators of foreign registered vessels that visit Antigua and Barbuda under a locally issued cruising permit.
Marine Notice 2017-01 (rev 2): Advisory notice to Visiting Ships. The Small Craft (Control) Regulations
This Marine Notice provides information to vessels that visit who wish to deploy their small craft on the relevant laws that apply when operating.