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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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Dwight Gardiner Appointed Ambassador Extraordinary And Plenipotentiary

St. John’s Antigua, October 17th 2014…The Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda, His Excellency Dr. RodneyRead more


Video message from IMO Secretary-General

Video message from IMO Secretary-General as he shares his views on this year's theme; IMO Conventions: EffectiveRead more

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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 byRead more

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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 byRead more

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