Circulars - STCW
STCW Circular 2012-002 (Rev 2) 2010 Amendments to STCW Regulation VI, Basic training, and Familiarization
This Circular provides information on the new grades of certificated seafarers created by the 2010 amendments to STCW and the approach of the administration towards them.
STCW Circular 2021-003 (Rev 1) Certificate of Proficiency as Ship Security Officer
This Circular provides information to clarify the requirements for the recognition of Ship Security Officer (SSO) certification following the 2008 STCW changes and also provides information on the policy of the Antigua and Barbuda administration in so far as the...
STCW Circular 2017-001 (Rev 1) Training Requirements for Seafarers on Ships using Gases or other Low-Flash point Fuels
This Circular provides information on the 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”...
STCW Circular 2014-001 (Rev 1) Seafarers’ Medical Certificates
This Circular provides information that reflects the latest procedures adopted by ADOMS with respect to Seafarers’ Medical Certificates and includes a list of Antigua and Barbuda approved Medical Practitioners whose certificates are accepted in addition to those...
STCW Circular 2013-001 (Rev 4) Security Training for Seafarers
This Circular provides information on the changed requirements in the 2010 Manila amendments to the STCW Convention Section A-VI/6 on security training. There is a requirement for approval of security familiarisation training applicable to all seafarers and this...
STCW Circular 2002-001 (Rev 2) Control of Seafarer Certification by Port State Control
This Circular provides information on the requirements for endorsements and other documents required by seafarers on Antigua and Barbuda ships and ensures that the national requirements (which are in line with those in STCW) are clear for Port State Control Officers.
STCW Circular 2004-001 (Rev 2) Application for Seafarer Documents
This Circular provides information on the requirements for endorsements and other documents required by seafarers on Antigua and Barbuda ships and ensures that the national requirements (which are in line with those in the STCW convention) are clear for Port State...
STCW Circular 1998-003 (Rev 2) Authenticity of Seafarer Documents
This Circular provides information on the policy of ADOMS towards the verification of the authenticity of seafarers’ documents and explains the responsibilities of Companies and others towards ensuring that fraudulent documents are detected and rejected.
STCW Circular 2007-002 (Rev 1) Interactive Application System for Seafarer Documents
This Circular provides information on the Interactive Application System for Seafarers which is used by authorized Filing Agents to submit applications for various Seafarers’ Documents.
STCW Circular 1998-001 (Rev 1) Responsibilities of Companies
This Circular provides information on the specific responsibilities that Companies are required to address arising from the STCW Convention.