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Directive 001-2022 Testing of Lifting Appliances

This Directive may be cited as the Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping (Testing of Lifting Appliances) Directive 2022 and shall come into force on 1 December 2022. It revokes and replaces Directive 002-2012 Lifting Appliances

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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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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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