St Johns Port
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
International telephone Code: 268
Capital: St John's
Official Language: English
Area: 443 square km (171 square miles)
Currency: East Caribbean dollar
Public Holidays: New Year's Day - Good Friday - Easter Monday - Labour Day (1st Mon in May) -
Whit Monday - Queen's Birthday (2nd Sat in June) -
Caricom Day (1st Mon in July)Summer Carnival (August Mon & Tues) -
Independence Day (1 Nov) Christmas Day (25 Dec) - Boxing Day (26 Dec)
Organizations: ACP, C, Caricom, CDB, ECLAC, FAO, G-77, IBRD, ICAO,
ICFTU, ICRM, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, IMO, Intelsat (non-signatory user),
Interpol, IOC, ISO (subscriber), ITU, NAM (observer), OAS, OECS, OPANAL, UN,
UNCTAD, UNESCO, UPU, WCL, WFTU, WHO, WMO, WTrO
Ministry responsible for shipping:
Ministry of Finance, High Street, St John's
Tel: +268 462 8989/4869 - Fax: +268 462 1622
Ministry responsible for Port Authority:
Ministry of Public Works & Transportation- Hon. Minister Wilmoth Daniels
Tel: +268 462 0890/ +268 462 2997 (direct line)
Chairman of Antigua Port Authority - Mr Walter Armstrong
Tel: +268 462 0051
Manager of Antigua Port Authority - Mrs Agatha Dublin
Tel: +268 462 0051
Operations Manager Antigua Port Authority - Mr Hugh Mack
Tel: +268 484 3454/ +268 462 0754 (direct line)
Shipping Agents : Even though there is not an active Shipping Association , the shipping agents meets regularly to discuss port matters affecting them as well as issues relating to the operations at the Port Authority.
The main Lines operating in A& B are : CMA CGM lines- represented by Bryson Shipping ; Seaboard- represented by Carb Seas; Crowley - represented by Caribbean Maritime Services;Tropical Shipping - represented by Antigua Maritime services; Geest Line represented byFrancis Trading Agencies ltd.
Operations at the Port is carried on through two entities.
1) The Antigua Port Authority provides the shores side labour with longshoremen and equipment operators
2) The local shipping agencies provides the Stevedoring onboard the ships and husbandry services for vessels calling St John's.
Minister responsible for Cruise Terminals- Hon Harold Lovell
Tel: +268 462 0787
Statutory Department responsible for Cruise Terminal - Antigua Pier Group Ltd
Contact - Mr. Conrade Pole
Tel: +268 481
Cruise contact :
Antigua & Barbuda Cruise Tourism Association - President - Nathan Dundas
Tel: +268 480 1244
Fax: +268 462 0170
The Cruise Tourism Association is made up of both Private & Public Sector bodies including - Ministry of Tourism, Port Authority, Antigua Pier Group Ltd , tour operators, Taxi Association, Police, Shipping Agents etc.
The Cruise Association membership stands at 42 companies and organizations.
The Cruise Association was founded in 1995 and plays the key role along with the Antigua Pier Group & the Mnistry of Tourism in the promotion and development of the Cruise tourism industry in A&B.
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am - 4pm
Banking Hours: Mon-Thur: 8am - 2pm (8am - 4pm Fridays)
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