The Flag

The Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping (ADOMS) is the Maritime Administration of Antigua and Barbuda and operates a quality registry for a demanding clientele competing in an internationally competitive and dynamic industry.

The Vision

ADOMS aims to be recognized as the first choice global supplier of high quality services to the maritime industry with absolute regard for safety, security and environmental protection balanced with a commitment to quality customer service.  

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ADOMS is committed to high standards and to maintaining its international reputation.  The organisation is certified to the ISO 9001:2015 standard and successfully completed the Voluntary IMO Member State Audit (VIMSAS) in 2012. ADOMS plays a leading role in the wider Caribbean area and  its Director is appointed as Chairman of the Caribbean MOU on Port State Control.

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Statement of Antigua and Barbuda by H.E. Mr. Dwight C.R. Gardiner OBE, GOM, Ambassador at the 31st IMO Assembly, November 25, 2019.

  Madame President, Secretary General, Honorable Ministers, Your Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates,Read more

Women In the Maritime Sector Eager to Establish a Professional Women in Maritime Network in Antigua and Barbuda

On the 26th of September, 2019, a group of vibrant women in the Maritime Industry in Antigua and Barbuda participatedRead more