Antigua’s ratification of the MLC 2006 has been incorporated in the newly instituted 2012 Merchant Shipping Regulations which are attached to this page ( see “Antigua_SI_2012_15MLC2006Regulations.pdf” above).
A circular letter from the Antigua Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping (ADOMS) has been published to give guidance on compliance and Port State Control inspections ( see "Antigua_2012_circular_09-001-2012 MLC.pdf" attached above).
This latest circular replaces the earlier ‘CAN 002-2011’ which described a voluntary compliance procedure. The 2012 regulations replace the previous 2011 regulations.
Updated: 9 October 2012