Antigua (St Johns)

The Land of Sun, Sand & Sea

  • Frequency: Fortnightly

    Transit Time: 10 days

    Sailings: Portsmouth, UK – Tuesday
    Le Havre, France – Wednesday

    Shipping Services to Antigua & Barbuda

    Geest Line sail fortnightly from Portsmouth on a Tuesday and Le Havre on a Wednesday to St John’s Antigua with a transit time from Portsmouth of 10 days.

    From the UK all cargo types are offered including dry, reefer, special equipment, LCL chilled as well as all types of break bulk including out of gauge cargoes. From Le Havre we offer a full container service including the export of vehicles.

    Geest Line are one of the few Shipping Lines in the world still offering as standard the 10ft container ideal for smaller loads and personal effects. With modern facilities at loading ports as well as destination ports Geest can offer a service to meet your requirements.

    For large heavy or out of gauge cargoes please contact our Head Office or our local agent for further information.

    About the Port of St. John’s

    The port of St John’s was constructed in 1968 and opened to commercial traffic in 1969 with expansion of two further quays for cruise ship traffic closer to the town. Currently the original Deep Water Harbour is used for handling of cargoes.

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  • Agent Details

    Francis Trading Agency Ltd

    P.O. Box 194,
    High Street,
    ST. JOHN’S
    Antigua.

    Tel: 001 268 462 0854/0858/4555
    Fax: 001 268 462 0849

    Email: [email protected]

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Port of St. John’s Facilities

  • Storage

    • One warehouse 400ft long, 20 roll doors

    Number of Berths

    • Deep Water Harbour
    • 1 berth 35ft deep
    • 1200 ft long
  • Container Handling Equipment

    • TBC
  • Container Types Offered

    • 10ft Dry Van
    • 20ft Dry Van
    • 20ft Open Top
    • 20ft Flat Rack
    • 20ft Reefer
    • 20ft Rum Tank
    • 40ft Dry Van
    • 40ft Open Top
    • 40ft Flat Rack
    • 40ft High Cube Reefer

Antigua & Barbuda General Information

  • General Information

    Capital: St. John’s
    Official Language: English
    Area: 440 sq. km.
    Population: 82,000
    Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (EC$)
    Location: Latitude 17°7′ N longitude 61°51′ W

    International Telephone Code: 1-268
    Normal Business Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

    Local news for Antigua and Barbuda can be found at http://www.antiguaobserver.com/

  • Useful Links

    Antigua & Barbuda Port Authority: http://www.port.gov.ag/

    Weather: http://www.antiguamet.com/

  • Public Holidays

    New Year’s Day
    Good Friday, Easter Monday
    Labour Day (First Monday in May)
    Whit Monday
    J’Ouvert Morning (First Monday in August)
    Last Lap (First Tuesday in August)
    Independence Day (Nov 1)
    National Heroes Day (Dec 9)
    Christmas Day
    Boxing Day

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