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Why many yachtsmen are talking about Montenegro?

Best European cruising grounds at your doorstep

Montenegro as a non-EU country has been discovered as a very attractive destination for yachts, and for many of them it become a home port. Some of benefits found in Montenegro:

 

  • Duty free fuel supply
  • Unlimited berthing – no tax issue
  • No custom taxation on all incoming goods
  • Flexible visa regime
  • Beautiful coastline & country side
  • Because there is a story here for… you

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Cruising Adriatic Sea, Montenegro & Croatia you’ll experience the best partner at sea

Our yacht support package includes complete pallet of services

GLOBAL

Port clearance, Visa formalities, Berth arrangements, Bunkering arrangements, Provisions, Freight forwarding, Travel booking, Transportation arrangements, Accommodation arrangements, Courier services, Extra hands assistance

TECHNICAL

Spare parts arrangements, Refits and repairs, Diver’s services

NAUTICAL

Itinerary planning, Voyage planning and handling

SECURITY

Personal protection service, Property protection service

LEISURE

Wellness arrangements, Tour arrangements, Extreme sports, Entertainment

VIP SERVICE

Private jet service, Limo service, Personal guide

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Visitors Info

Feel the heat of the finest sand, pebble’s beaches or massive rocky cliffs. Don’t hesitate, kilometers of the most beautiful union between the sun, sea and land will help you to make the right decision.

Port of entries, sea borders are:

  • Zelenika
  • Kumbor
  • Tivat
  • Kotor
  • Budva
  • Bar

In general, required documentation is:

  • A passports or IDs
  • A Visitors Visa (if necessary)
  • Crew & Passenger List
  • Evidence of Registration & Seaworthiness
  • Certificate of Competency for Master
  • Authorization for Use issued by Owner
  • Evidence of Insurance Policy

All vessels calling Montenegro ports should give 24h notice of arrival to Port Control, Harbour Master Office, Immigration and Customs Office or their appointed agent.

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Frequently asked questions

  • WHICH  MONTENEGRO PORTS  DUTY FREE FUEL IS AVAILABLE?
    Duty free fuel is available in the ports of  Tivat and Bar.
  • WHAT ARE DEPARTURE PROCEDURES AFTER TAKING DUTY FREE FUEL?
    The duty free fuel is delivered on departure from Montenegro. Meaning that you must leave Montenegro waters right after fueling operation is completed.
  • WHAT ARE THE WORKING HOURS OF FUEL STATION IN PORTO MONTENGRO?
    Fuel station in Tivat at marina Porto Montenegro is open from 08.00-20.00 during the summer and 08.00-17.00 during the winter.
  • WHERE IS THE DUTY FREE FUEL STATION IN THE PORT OF BAR LOCATED?
    The fuel station in Port of Bar is located on the outer breakwater 200m from the port entrance. 
  • WHERE IS LOCATED ALTERNATIVE FUELING STATION IN BAR?
    Alternative fueling station is located in Marina Bar and its limited by draft of 3m and LOA 40m.
  • WHAT ARE THE WORKING HOURS OF THE FUEL STATION IN BAR?
    The fuel station in Bar is open 24/7.
  • CAN WE TAKE DUTY FREE FUEL FOR TENDER AND JET SKI?
    Duty free fuel cannot be supplied to tenders and jet skis.
  • WHAT ARE THE FUEL DELIVERY OPTIONS IN PORTS TIVAT AND BAR?
    Both fueling options are ex-pipe delivery.
  • AM I REQUIRED TO TAKE ALL THE FUEL QUANTITY I ORDER?
    You are not required to take all the fuel quantity that you order and there are no any charges for it.
  • WHAT IS THE CONTROLLING DEPTH OF THE FUEL DOCK IN PORTO MONTENEGRO, TIVAT?
    Depth at fuel dock is 15 m.
  • CAN I LEAVE THE BOAT DURING BUNKERING?
    During bunkering operation, shore leave is not allowed, instead it can be done before and after operation.
  • WHAT IS THE LENGTH OF THE FUEL DOCK IN TIVAT?
    East dock is 80m long and has two dispensers, and west dock can accommodate yachts up to 180m long.
  • WHAT IS THE CONTROLLING DEPTH ON THE FUEL DOCK IN BAR?
    The controlling depth is 7m on the old dock, and 11m on the new dock.
  •  WHICH VHF CHANNEL DOES THE FUEL DOCK IN PORTO MONTENEGRO, TIVAT MONITOR?
    They monitor VHF Ch8.
  • WHAT IS THE FLOW RATE AT THE BUNKERING STATION IN BAR?
    The flow rate is from 70ltr/min up to 1000ltr/min.
  • WHAT IS THE FLOW RATE AT THE FUEL STATION PORTO MONTENEGRO, TIVAT?
    The flow rate in Tivat is between 100 to 1000ltr/min.
  • WHAT TYPE OF FUEL IS AVAILABLE IN BAR?
    MGO and AGO.
  • WHAT TYPES OF FUEL ARE AVAILABLE IN TIVAT?
    AGO.
  • CAN I GET A FUEL QUALITY CERTIFICATE, BATCH ANALYSIS AND SAMPLE AFTER FUELING?
    Yes, a fuel quality certificate, batch analysis and sample will be provided at your request.
  • CAN I TAKE FUEL IN ZELENIKA?
    Fuel supply is not available in Zelenika
  • IS THERE ANY POSSIBILITY TO TAKE A FUEL IN KOTOR?
    You can take in Kotor a tax paid fuel only. Fueling station has limited draft and facilities for supplying smaller size yachts.
  • CAN WE GET GASOLINE DUTY FREE?
    Gasoline is not available for duty free supply.
  • WHERE ARE LOCATED FUELING STATIONS FOR GASOLINE SUPPLY?
    Gasoline is available at fueling stations in Herceg Novi, Kumbor, Tivat, Kotor, Budva and Bar.
  • WHAT VHF CHANNELS MONTENEGRO PORTS ARE MONITORING?
    ZELENIKA – VHF Ch16, PORTO MONTENEGRO – VHF Ch71, PORTONOVI – VHF Ch74, KOTOR – VHF Ch17, LUSTICA BAY – VHF Ch68, BUDVA – VHF Ch8, BAR – VHF Ch14.
  • ARE THERE WATER SUPPLY AND SHORE POWER AVAILABLE ON THE DOCK IN FRONT OF OLD TOWN KOTOR?
    Water supply is available, however shore power is not.
  • ARE THE SHORE POWER AND WATER SUPPLY AVAILABLE ON THE DOCK IN MARINA BAR?
    Shore power and water is available in Marina Bar.
  • CAN I WASH MY BOAT ON BERTH IN THE PORT OF KOTOR?
    Yes, you can was it but with biodegradable boat wash soap, only.
  • WHAT IS THE MAX SIZE OF THE BOAT THAT CAN BE BERTHED IN LUSTICA BAY MARINA?
    The maximum size of the boat that can be berthed at Lustica Bay Marina is 35m LOA.
  • WHAT IS THE BERTHING CAPACITY IN PORTONOVI MARINA?
    Berthing capacity is 238 places with max length up to 120m.
  • CAN WE PERFORM TECHNICAL SERVICE IN PORTO MONTENEGRO THAT REQUIRES CRANE TRUCK ASSISTANCE?
    You will be able to do technical service in Porto Montenegro. However, if you are planning to perform some intensive works on the spot, you will be relocated at isolated berth place.
  • CAN I USE THE TENDER IN PORT OF BAR?
    Port of Bar is a commercial port and the use of tenders is prohibited.
  • WHERE CAN I ANCHOR OFF KOTOR?
    Anchorage off Kotor is permitted inside the following areas:
    No.1. 42° 28,3 N   18° 43,4 E, No.2. 42° 28,2N   18° 42,6E, No.3. 42° 28,9N   18° 43,1E. Anchorage fee is charged at all of them
  • CAN WE BERTH IN MARINA LAZURE WITH 29M LOA?
    Yes, you will be able to berth in Lazure Marina that can accommodate boats up to 30m LOA.
  • IS THERE A DIVER AVAILABLE IN ALL THE PORTS?
    Yes, every port has it´s authorized diver to dive in the waters of the port.
  • WHAT IS DRAFT LIMIT IN DUKLEY MARINA AT BUDVA?
    The draft limit on approach to Budva Marina is 4m.
  • WHAT IS THE POSITION OF MARINA PORTO MONTENEGRO, TIVAT?
    The position is: 42 25’ 59.33’’N       18 41’ 32.13’’E
  • IS THERE ANY MARINA IN ULCINJ?
    There is not any marina/port in Ulcinj. Closest berthing option for yachts is Port of Bar and Marina Bar.
  • HOW WE CAN DISPOSE GARBAGE IN KOTOR?
    Smaller quantities can be disposed from 08:00-09:00h and from 16:00-17:00h in the garbage bins on the dock.
  • WHAT ARE MONTENEGRO’S PORTS OF ENTRY?
    You can clear into Montenegro in the ports and marinas located at Zelenika, Kumbor, Tivat, Kotor, Budva and Bar.
  • WHAT IS THE CONTROLLING DEPTH IN PORT OF KOTOR?
    Berth depths range from 5 to 8 meters in Port of Kotor.
  • WHAT IS MAX LENGHT OF THE BOAT THAT CAN BE BEARTHED IN MARINA BUDVA?
    The max LOA of the boat that can be berthed in Dukley Marina Budva is 60m and max gross tonnage is limited to 1000 GT.
  • WHAT IS NEAREST MARINA/PORT TO TIVAT AIRPORT?
    The nearest marina is Porto Montenegro located 4km from the Airport and Port of Kotor is 8km far away from Airport Tivat.
  • CAN WE DISPOSE SEWAGE IN MARINA PORTO MONTENEGRO?
    Marina has facilities for sewage disposal and it is free of charge, for boats berthed in marina.
  • WHAT IS MAX ELECTRICAL SHORE POWER AVAILABLE AT BERTH IN MARINA PORTO MONTENEGRO?
    The maximum electrical power on shore is 400 A. However, in exceptional cases this can be upgraded to a higher power output.
  • CAN I BERTH WITH 40M LOA AT CITY HARBOUR HERCEG NOVI?
    Yes, you can berth alongside in city harbour.
  • WHAT ARE THE MOORING OPTIONS IN PORTO MONTENEGRO AT A-DOCKS ON JETTY 1?
    The mooring option in Porto Montenegro at A docks is stern-to combined with mooring buoys.
  • IS THERE POSSIBILITY AT PORTONOVI TO DICHARGE SLUDGE?
    Yes, there is a service for sludge discharge in Portonovi Marina..
  • WHAT IS MAX LENGHT OF THE BOAT THAT CAN BE BEARTHED IN PORTO MONTENEGRO?
    The max LOA capacity is 180 m.
  • ARE THERE ANY MOORING LINES AVAILABLE IN PORT OF KOTOR?
    Mooring lines are not available and vessel’s anchors are required during berthing in Port of Kotor.
  • WE ARE PLANING TO VISIT LAZURE MARINA, WHERE WE CAN DO ENTRY FORMALITIES?
    Zelenika is nearest port of entry to Lazure Marina where can be performed entry formalities.
  • WHAT IS THE TONNAGE CUT OFF FOR PILOTAGE IN BOKA KOTORSKA BAY?
    You are required to pick up a pilot if the boat is over 1000GRT.
  • WHAT DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A VIGNETTE (CRUISING PERMIT)?
    Required documentation is: Crew & passenger list, Certificate of Registry, Proof of Insurance, Master’s license and Power of Attorney.
  • CAN I OBTAIN A VIGNETTE ONLY FOR ONE DAY?
    Yes, you can obtain a vignette for one day.
  • I AM THE NEW MASTER OF THE YACHT, CAN I USE THE EXISTING VIGNETTE OBTAINED BY THE PREVIOUS MASTER?
    Existing vignette will be valid but new signed Master need to be updated on the permit.
  • WE ARE ARRIVING WITH YACHT 40M LOA AND 244T GT. WHAT IS THE SPEED LIMIT IN BOKA KOTORSKA BAY?
    The Speed limit in Boka Bay for all vessels is 10 kn. While in Kumborski Tjesnac and Prolaz Verige channels, the speed limit is restricted to not more than 6 kn.
  • MY YACHT IS 35 METERS LENGHT, HOW MUCH WILL THE VIGNETTE COST?
    A 7 days vignette for yachts over 24 meters is 360 €+ length x  1,50 €.
  • DO WE NEED TO OBTAIN A NAVIGATION PERMIT FOR THE TENDER?
    You don’t need navigation permit for tender if it is declared in the vessel insurance.
  • WHAT DOCUMENTATION DO I NEED FOR USING MY TENDER?
    The documents required are: Master´s or Skipper’s license, Tender´s Insurance and Vessel’s Vignette.
  • CAN WE VISIT KOTOR BY SAILING YACHT WITH EXCESSIVE MAST?
    Air power cables (transmission line) are placed in Prolaz Verige strait at 80 m above sea level limiting air draft of vessels heading to Port of Kotor.
  • HOW MUCH MONEY I CAN BRING INTO COUNTRY DURING BORDER CROSSING?
    By Montenegrin law,  you should declare sums of money in excess of 10000 EUR per person/traveler.
  • HOW I CAN DECLARE MONEY BRINGING INTO MONTENEGRO?
    During border crossing you can fill form and declare money to Customs Officer with a document which states the origin of the funds.
  • I’M PLANNING TO VISIT MONTENEGRO, AM I ALLOWED TO ENTER WITH MY EU ID CARD?
    Yes, with a valid EU ID you can enter and stay in Montenegro for up to 30 days.
  • I’M PHILIPPINE NATIONAL CREW MEMBER AND I DON´T HAVE US/SCHENGEN VISA, HOW CAN I ENTER MONTENEGRO?
    If you are arriving by boat, you’ll be able to obtain a shore pass on arrival. Perhaps, if you are joining vessel in Montenegro, you must apply for Montenegro visa in embassy or consulate before your trip to our country.
  • ARE WE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A NAVIGATION PERMIT FOR THE JET SKI?
    You don’t need navigation permit for jet ski if it is declared in the vessel’s insurance.
  • I HAVE A SPORT GUN ON BOARD, WHAT DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED TO DECLARE IT TO THE AUTHORITIES?
    You will need the following documentation, Shotgun (owners) certificate and Arm License.
  • IF I USE THE PILOT SERVICE SEVERAL TIMES CAN I GET A PILOTAGE EXEMPTION?
    It might be possible to obtain an exemption from the Harbour Master’s Office if the same Master of the same yacht uses the pilot service at least 5 times for the same route.
  • DO I NEED TO CALL SOMEBODY BEFORE ENTERING MONTENEGRIAN WATERS?
    Yes, you must call VTS on Ch 11, 15 minutes prior entering Montenegro territorial waters.
  • AT WHAT DISTANCE FROM SHORE WE CAN GLIDE WITH OUR POWER BOAT?
    Gliding is allowed at a distance greater than 200 m from the coast and in area where gliding is not prohibited.
  • WHAT SPEED LIMIT IS FOR DRIVING TENDER IN BOKA KOTORSKA?
    The Speed limit in Boka Kotorska Bay for boats less than 24m LOA is 14 kn. While in Kumborski Tjesnac and Prolaz Verige channels, the speed limit is restricted to not more than 10 kn.
  • ARE THERE ANY TAXES OR DUTY TO BE PAID FOR SPARE PARTS ORDERED FROM OUTSIDE MONTENEGRO?
    There is no customs tax or duty on any ship’s spare parts/goods in transit for foreign flag vessels berthed in Montenegro. However, customs clearance fee and freight forwarding fee will be applicable.
  • HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR FREE PRATIQUE / CLEAR IN ?
    It takes about 30 minutes to complete formalities and clear in.
  • HOW MUCH SHOULD I GIVE PRE ARRIVAL NOTICE TO THE AGENCY FOR ENTRY INTO THE COUNTRY?
    24 hours notice is preferable.
  • WHAT IS THE NEAREST AIRPORT TO PORTO MONTENEGRO?
    The nearest airport is Tivat Airport, 10 minutes’ drive from the port.
  • WHAT IS THE DISTANCE FROM PORTO MONTENEGRO TO DUBROVNIK AIRPORT?
    The distance from Porto Montenegro to Airport Durbovnik is 48 km. However, this route crosses a country border often facing a heavy traffic during high season.
  • WHAT IS THE DISTANCE BETWEEN MARINA PORTO MONTENEGRO IN TIVAT AND MARINA IN CAVTAT, CROATIA?
    The distance between the two points is approximately 30 NM.
  • WHAT ARE EMERGENCY NUMBERS IN MONTENEGRO?
    112 – Emergency, 122 – Police, 123 – Fire brigade, 124 – Ambulance.
  • WHICH ARE THE MOST EXCLUSIVE NATIONAL RESTAURANTS IN BOKA KOTORSKA BAY?
    The best restaurants national restaurants in Boka Kotorska bay are: Stari Mlini and Catovica Mlini.
  • WHAT TIME ZONE IS MONTENEGRO?
    The Montenegro is Time zone UTC+1.
  • WHAT CURRENCY IS USED IN MONTENEGRO?
    Montenegro uses the EURO.
  • WHERE IS LOCATED NEAREST SHIPYARD FROM PORTO MONTENEGRO?
    The nearest shipyard is located 1 NM from marina, limited to 200t lifting capacity.
  • WHAT IS LENGTH OF MONTENEGRO COASTLINE?
    The length of Montenegro coastline is 293 km.
  • WHAT AIRPORTS ARE LOCATED IN MONTENEGRO?
    Airport Podgorica (TGD) and Airport Tivat (TIV) are in Montenegro.
  •  WHAT IS POSITION OF BLUE CAVE?
    The Blue Cave position is at 42 23’ 09.76’’N  18 34’ 37.98’’E
  • WHICH 5 STAR HOTELS ARE LOCATED IN TIVAT AND VICINITY?
    The 5 stars Hotels in Tivat and vicinity are Regent, La Roche and Chedi Lustica Bay.
  • WHAT ARE MOST FAMOUS LOCAL MONTENEGRIN FOOD PRODUCTS?
    The most famous products are Red Wine Vranac, Cheese Njeguski Sir and Ham Njeguski Prsut.
  • WHAT IS MEAN SEA WATER TEMPERATURE IN MONTENEGRO DURING MONTH OF SEPTEMBER?
    Average daily sea water temperature in the month of September is 24 °C.
  • WHAT ARE MOST FREQUENT WINDS IN MONTENEGRO?
    The most frequent winds are the Bura (NNE to ENE), Jugo (ESE to SSE) and Maestral (NNW to WNW).
  • WHAT IS THE WEATHER LIKE IN MONTNEGRO IN OCTOBER?
    Air temperature is from daily 22 to 11 °C, average sea water temperature is 20 °C and number of wet days is 10.
  • I WILL BE BERTHED IN KOTOR, HOW FAR IS THE NEAREST HOSPITAL?
    The nearest hospital is distanced 1 km from the port.
  • WHERE IS LOCATED ONE & ONLY RESORT?
    One & Only resort is in Kumbor at Marina Portonovi.
  • ARE THERE ANY DUTY-FREE SHOPS ON CUSTOMS CLEARANCE DOCKS IN MONTENEGRO?
    There are not any Duty-Free Shops on customs docks.
  • WHERE IS LOCATED DHL COURIER SERVICE IN TIVAT?
    DHL courier service is available in BCM office in Tivat, as BCM is authorized DHL Service Point.
  • WHAT WILL BE THE BEST GRAND TOUR OF MONTENEGRO?
    The best Grand Tour of Montenegro will be visiting Kotor – Lovcen – Cetinje – Budva.
  • WHICH LOCATION ON THE MONTENEGRIN COAST IS THE LONGEST SAND BEACH?
    Ulcinj is home to the longest beach (13km) on the Adriatic Sea named Velika Plaza.
  • IN WHICH PORTS/MARINAS BCM IS PROVIDING SERVICES?
    BCM provides services in all ports and marinas of Montenegro, Port of Zelenika, Marina Lazure, Marina Portonovi, Marina Porto Montenegro, Port of Kotor, Lustica Bay Marina, Dukley Marina Budva, Port of Bar and AD Marina Bar.

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