Information Notices

Information Notices are issued to draw attention to relevant information as it is published.

It is not necessary for copies of these notices to be retained on board vessels.

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Information Notice 2015 -005 Enclosed Space Entry

This Information Notice is to draw attention to all persons involved in operating vessels about the upcoming Port State Control Concentrated Inspection Campaigns in 2015

Due to the number of incidents involving injury and death to seafarers as a result of entering enclosed spaces, SOLAS Chapter III Regulation 19 amendments came into effect on 1st January

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Information Notice 2015-002: Implementation of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007

This notice is to update on progress towards implementation of the Nairobi Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007 by Antigua and Barbuda and intended certification matters.

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Information Notice 2015-001 : Port State Control

This notice draws attention to the recently produced informational video on Port State Control Inspection produced by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, and also provides a consolidated list of the current Port State Control Memorandum of  Understanding website adresses 

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Information Notice 2014-007 : MARPOL and SOLAS Amendments January 2015

Information regarding the most significant MARPOL and SOLAS amendments applicable for existing ships and which will enter into force on 1 January 2015

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Information Notice 2014-006; Proposed Implementation of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks

The Convention will come into force internationally
on 14 April 2015, by which time Antigua and Barbuda intends to have the relevant
legislation in place and be in a position to issue the necessary certification in a similar
manner to that which is currently in use for the International Convention on Civil Liability
for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (2001)
A circular will be issued by early 2015 to give guidance on this subject once the
necessary legal arrangements have been put in place.