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 9001:2008 standard and recently completed the Voluntary IMO Member State Audit  (VIMSAS) process in all three offices. ADOMS plays a leading role in the wider Caribbean area and  its Director is appointed as Chairman of the Caribbean MOU on Port

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New Pilot Project to Enhance Seafarer’s Welfare

St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda- 6th November, 2015… A Port Welfare Committee is being established to develop a Read more


Dwight C. R. Gardiner Appointed Ambassador to the ACS

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 21st September, 2015...Ambassador Dwight C. R. Gardiner has received hisRead more

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