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Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping St. John’s


Corner of Popeshead and Dickenson Bay Streets
P.O. Box 1394
St. John’s
Antigua, W.I.
Tel: +1 268-462 1273
Fax: +1 268-462 4358
E-mail:         for messages relating to technical maters, certification of ships, MLC(2006) etc.
               for messages relating to the registry of ships, mortgages and changes.
       for messages relating to administrative matters and business.


Vessel Registration/General Inquiries in Antigua and Barbuda


Mr. Dwight C. R. Gardiner | Director/Registrar General
Captain Chris Balls | Chief Marine Surveyor

Ms. Maxime James | HOD Registration Affairs/Registrar

Lt. Cdr. Wayne Mykoo | Manager Maritime Affairs & External Relations
Ms. Katarina McGhie| HOD International Maritime Policy & Business Development

Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping, Oldenburg Office.

Am Patentbusch 4
Tel: +49 441-93959-0
Fax: +49 441-93959-29


Vessel Registration/General Inquiries in Germany

Captain Martin Liestmann | Commissioner of Maritime Affairs/Registrar
Mr. Michael Gomoll | Deputy Registrar


Out of office hours arrangements.

The St.John’s office is open from 08:00 to 16:00 Local time (UTC-4) and the Oldenburg office is open from 09:00 to 13:00 and from  14:00 to 17:00 Local time (UTC +1 winter and UTC+2 summer).  When there is a need to contact ADOMS in an emergency customers should first check and see which office is open,  either office can deal with the enquiry.  If both offices are closed, and the issue cannot wait until one of them opens, there is an emergency number which is manned 24 hours per day and through which customers can have emergency cases dealt with.

24/7 Emergency Contact Number: +1 268 464 7701

ADOMS Inspections and Investigations Division,  Bremerhaven.

C/O Steubenstrasse 7B
Tel:  +49 471-14267-11
Fax:  +49 471-14267-22
Email for reporting accidents:

Investigations and Inspections / ADOMS IID.


Mr. Bernhard Loerts |  Director.

Capt. Nils Beyersdorff |  Chief Casualty Investigating Officer

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