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Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping St. John’s

Corner of Popeshead and Dickenson Bay Streets

P.O. Box 1394
St. John’s
Antigua, W.I.
Tel: +1 268-462 1273
Fax: +1 268-462 4358
E-mail:         for messages relating to technical maters, certification of ships, MLC(2006) etc.
               for messages relating to the registry of ships, mortgages and changes.
       for messages relating to administrative matters and business.


Vessel Registration/General Inquiries in Antigua and Barbuda

Mr. Dwight C. R. Gardiner | Director/Registrar General

Mr. Thomas S Robinson | Chief Marine Surveyor

Ms. Maxime James | HOD Registration Affairs/Registrar

Lt. Cdr. Wayne Mykoo | Deputy Director Maritime Affairs & External Relations

Ms. Katarina McGhie| HOD International Maritime Policy & Business Development


Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping, Oldenburg Office

Am Patentbusch 4
Tel: +49 441-93959-0
Fax: +49 441-93959-29


Vessel Registration/General Inquiries in Germany

Captain Martin Liestmann | Commissioner of Maritime Affairs/Registrar

Mr. Michael Gomoll | Deputy Registrar


Out of office hours arrangements

The St.John’s office is open from 08:00 to 16:00 Local time (12:00 to 20:00 UTC) Mondays to Thursdays, 08:00 to 16:00 Local time (12: to 19:00 UTC) Fridays and the Oldenburg office is open from 09:00 to 13:00 and from  14:00 to 17:00 Local time (UTC +1 winter and UTC+2 summer).  When there is a need to contact ADOMS in an emergency customers should first check and see which office is open, either office can deal with the enquiry.  If both offices are closed, and the issue cannot wait until one of them opens, there is an emergency number which is manned 24 hours per day and through which customers can have emergency cases dealt with.

24/7 Emergency Contact Number: +1 268 464 7701

ADOMS Inspection and Investigation Division,  Elsfleth Office 

An der Kaje 1
Tel:  +49 4404-95924-0
Fax:  +49 4404-95924-22
Email for reporting accidents:

Investigations and Inspections / ADOMS IID.

Capt. Nils Beyersdorff | Director / Chief Casualty Investigating Officer


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