“Largest Five Ports in Montenegro”

Find Biggest Port in Montenegro

Montenegro, country located in the west-central Balkans at the southern end of the Dinaric Alps. It is bounded by the Adriatic Sea and Croatia (southwest), Bosnia and Herzegovina (northwest), Serbia (northeast), Kosovo (east), and Albania (southeast).

The country possesses two major seaports and several marinas. These ports take an important part in the shipping trade in and out of the country. Fuel resource, agriculture and minerals are the top source of the shipping trade (56% share).

In this article, we will take a look at the significant ports in Montenegro.

Port of Bar
Port of Bar
Cetinjski put. Podgorica, Vektra 2. Montenegro

Port of Bar is the main seaport of Montenegro. It is situated in the southern part of the country, around 40 kilometers South southwest of Podgorica. The whole port area is a Free Zone.

  • TEU: 1,000,000 annual container volume
  • Comprise 10 terminals
  • Handle most types of cargo
  • Capacity of 600 berths
  • Handle approx. 805 thousand tons of cargo per year
  • Largest marinas on Montenegro
Port of Kotor
Port of Kotor
E65, Kotor, Montenegro

Located on the southern part of the Bay of Kotor, the Port of Kotor can be traveled 15mins. To Tivat Airport, 90mins. to Dubrovnik Airport and Podgorica Airport.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Welcome many cruise ships all year-round
  • Small-size cruise ships can dock at the pier
  • Larger ships anchor in the bay
  • Capacity of 80 berths range from 8m -300m long yachts
  • Mostly used by cruise vessels and passengers, few cargo vessels
  • Accommodate around 110 vessels/year
  • Open 24/7
Port of Tivat
Port of Tivat
TIVAT, Montenegro

Port of Tivat, a naval port strategically located in Tivatski Bay, in the middle of Rt Seljanovo and Rt Racica. It is near the border of Croatia.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Capacity of over 430 berthS
  • Accommodate largest cruise and yachts
  • Maximum vessel size: LOA 260m, 90,000GT
Port of Bijela
Port of Bijela
Bijela, Montenegro

Located in the bay of Boka Kotorska, The Port of Bijela possesses a large commercial ship repair yard. It has a capacity of handling vessels up to 120 thousand Deadweight tonnage in its largest floating dock.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Maximum size: 120,000DWT, draught – 9.7m, breadth – 42m
  • One of the most large-scale repairs and drydocking yards in the region
  • Facilities include scrapping options for cruise vessels and large yachts
  • Closest port to the Croatian border
  • Maximum beam – 42 meters; accommodate large bulk carriers
  • Port operations include bulk cargo off-loading
Port of Risan
Port of Risan
GM7W+42X, Risan, Montenegro

Port of Risan is mostly used to accommodate general cargo and Ro-Ro vessels. It possesses facilities for passengers and cruise vessels. Location: Northern part of Bokakotorska Bay.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Maximum draught size: 6.0 meter
  • Total coastal length: 75 meters
  • Mooring length: 75.5 meters
  • Specialize in maritime traffic control and handling
  • Facilities hold a variety of yachts and small pleasure boats
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