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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
This circular outlines requirements in November 2014 by the Maritime Safety Committee of the International Maritime Organization on its 94th session where it adopted the “International Code for Ships operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code), as defined in SOLAS regulation XIV/1.1, which entered into force on 1 January 2017
This circular outlines requirements in June 2015 by the Maritime Safety Committee of the International Maritime Organization on its 95th session where it adopted the “International Code of Safety for Ships Using Gases or Other Low-Flashpoint Fuels” (IGF Code), which entered into force on 1 January 2017