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The Director of the Antigua and Barbuda’s Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping (ADOMS) elected to Chair one of the five Committees of the International Maritime Organisation, a United Nations Specialized Agency.

The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Technical Cooperation Committee (TCC) elected Ambassador Dwight C. R. Gardiner of Antigua and Barbuda by acclimation as the Chairman at its 73rd Session being held over the period 16 to 20 October 2023, at the IMO...

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Indian Ocean MOU CIC for 2023 will be on Fire Safety Systems

The member Authorities of the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding (IOMOU) on port State control will launch a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on “Fire Safety”. Inspection campaign will commence from 1 September, 2023 and will continue till 30 November...

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Rescue At Sea By Antigua And Barbuda Flagged Vessel

On March 11th, 2023, at 22:25 hrs. UTC the Antigua and Barbuda flagged vessel the MV Froland received a distress alert from the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre (MRCC) in Rome reporting the location of a boat with immigrants on board.

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Rescue at Sea

. The Crew of MV Fehn Calypso (Call sign V2GF9) have rescued a total number of 10 persons from severe danger at sea. Their action deserves acknowledgment and as the vessels Flag State we will be issuing a formal letter of appreciation. The Spanish Maritime Safety...

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World Maritime Day 2018

    The theme for this year is “IMO 70: Our heritage: better shipping for a better future”. It looks both at the past and into the years to come. It provides an opportunity to reflect and showcase how IMO has developed and adapted while staying true to its...

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World Maritime Day 2016

  Every evening, millions of people all over the world will settle into their armchairs to watch some TV after a hard day at work. Many will have a snack or something to drink. Most people will not think about the important role that shipping has played and will...

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Day of the Seafarer 2016

  This year, the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Day of the Seafarer campaign will celebrate Seafarers under the theme "At Sea For All" to let the world know how and why Seafarers are indispensable to everyone. The theme has a clear link with the...

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