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Information Notices, Circulars & Guidelines

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

Circulars are issued to give additional information and specify ADOMS interpretation on regulations and directives.

Guidelines are practical recommendations by ADOMS to assist operators and authorities in their compliance with regulations.

Information Notice 2024-002 Enhanced Monitoring Scheme

This Information Notice explains the Antigua and Barbuda Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping (ADOMS) Enhanced Monitoring Scheme, through a process of special inspections and other measures, for some ships and/or companies, which have been identified as...

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Information Notice 2016-003 (Rev 9) Ballast Water Management

This Information Notice provides guidance in respect of the intentions, planning, expectations, and requirements of the Administration in respect of the Implementation of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments...

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Information Notice 2022-002 Validation of seatime

This Information Notice provides information on how the requirement under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 to provide a record of employment to facilitate the acquisition of further work or to satisfy the sea-service requirement for upgrading or promotion, is...

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