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.

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Marine Notice 2020-02: Small craft operational restrictions – Covid 19

This Marine Notice provides the policy that applies to domestic small craft due to the Covid 19 pandemic

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Marine Notice 2019-02: Duty free concessions on small craft safety equipment

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

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Marine Notice 2018-02 Code of Safety for Caribbean Cargo Ships

The Marine Notice provides is information on the Code of Safety for Caribbean Cargo Ships (CCSSS Code) CV 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 Trading Area was adopted by the Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda in 2008 through the Shipping (Survey) regulations, 2008 (SI 2008 No. 30).
This Code sets a regional safety standard and pollution prevention for cargo ships, new and existing, of more than 24 metres length (L) and oil tankers and tankers irrespective of length which are less than 500GT engaged on international voyages in the Caribbean Trading Area
The latest version of the code is dated June 2018.

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Marine Notice 2018-01(rev 1) Annual Self Certification of Domestic Pleasure Craft

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

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Marine Notice 2017 -05 (rev 2) Approval of training institutes and Medical Practitioners

This Marine Notice provides information on the availability of approved training and information on medical certification

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Marine Notice 2017-04: Safety Certificate and Licence

This Marine Notice provides information on the validity and other requirements of the Safety Certificate and Licence issued by ADOMS

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Marine Notice 2017-02: Advisory Notice to Pleasure Vessel cruising permit. The Small Craft (Control) Regulations

This Marine Notice provides information relevant to vessel owners and operator of foreign registered vessel that visit Antigua and Barbuda under a locally issued cruising permit

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Marine Notice 2017-01: 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

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Marine Notice 2016-01 (rev 1) : Marking Instructions and Licence Decal

This Marine Notice provides information on how a vessel is required to be marked and how the licence decal should be displayed

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Marine Notice 2017-03 (rev 1): First Jet Skis Licensed by ADOMS

This Marine Notice provides information regarding the operation of Jet Skis to include correct marking requirements and safety standards regarding speed and safe distance.