Ports – Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda, a Caribbean island nation, has several ports that play an important role in the country’s economy, especially in tourism and maritime trade. Here are the main ports in Antigua and Barbuda:

  1. St. John’s is the main port and capital of Antigua and Barbuda. The Port of St. John’s is a hub for cruise and cargo ships and also serves the local ferry service. This port plays a key role in the island’s economy, receiving thousands of tourists each year.
  2. Deep Water Harbour – Also located in St John’s, this port is more modern and can accommodate larger vessels, including container ships. It serves as the main point of entry for international trade.
  3. Jolly Harbour – A smaller port located on the west coast of Antigua, known for its marina and resort infrastructure. This harbour is popular with yachtsmen and offers many recreational facilities.
  4. Falmouth Harbour – Another port located near Jolly Harbour, it is known for its marina and international yachting events such as Antigua Regatta Week.
  5. Barbuda – The island of Barbuda, the junior partner within the country, has several marinas and smaller boat moorings used mainly for local transport and tourism. Barbuda is more isolated and less developed compared to Antigua.

Full list of official ports that exist in the region:

  • ANTIGUA (UN/LOCODE: AGANU, Caribbean Sea)
  • JOLLY (Caribbean Sea)
  • ENGLISH HARBOUR (Caribbean Sea)
  • BARBUDA (UN/LOCODE: AGBBQ, Caribbean Sea)
  • ST JOHNS (UN/LOCODE: AGSJO, Caribbean Sea)
  • NONSUCH BAY (Caribbean Sea)
  • NORTH SOUND (Caribbean Sea)
  • CARLISLE BAY (Caribbean Sea)
  • FALMOUTH (UN/LOCODE: AGFAM, Caribbean Sea)
  • ST JOHNS ANCH (Caribbean Sea)
  • LONG ISLAND (Caribbean Sea)
  • CRABB’S SLIPWAY (Caribbean Sea)
  • FIVE ISLANDS HARBOUR (Caribbean Sea)
  • GREAT BIRD ISLAND (Caribbean Sea)
  • PARHAM (UN/LOCODE: AGPHM, Caribbean Sea)
  • ST JAMES (Caribbean Sea)

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