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Montenegro

Montenegro is a country in Southeastern Europe. It is located on the Adriatic Sea and is a part of the Balkans, sharing borders with Serbia to the northeast, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the north, Kosovo to the east and Albania to the southeast, the Adriatic Sea and Croatia to the northwest, and a maritime boundary with Italy. Bar and Kotor are the two main seaports. Montenegro officially applied to join the EU in December 2008.

Authorities plan Ancona-Bar-Durres ferry

Bar, Montenegro (Ports Europe) May 27, 2024 – The relevant authorities have been investigating setting up border services at the Port of Bar. Then, a...

Port of Bar increases profit in Q1 2024

Bar, Montenegro (Ports Europe) May 27, 2024 – In the first three months of 2024, Luke Bar has reported a profit of €250,000, up +20.1% on the same...

Montenegro’s Port of Budva moves into state ownership

 Podgorica, Montenegro (Ports Europe) May 23, 2024 – The Public Agency for Coastal Zone Management has acquired the port of Budva from Dukley Marina....

“Adriacustoms” initiative presented in Rome

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) April 23, 2024 — Italy’s Customs and Monopolies Agency (ADM) has hosted the presentation of the Adriacustoms project. This...

Montenegro included possible LNG terminal in its spatial plan

Bar, Montenegro (Ports Europe) April 12, 2024 – The Montenegro government has included a possible liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in its spatial...

Ports of Montenegro handled 2.4 million tonnes of cargo in 2023, down -17.7%

Bar, Montenegro (Ports Europe) February 27, 2024 – In 2023, the ports of Montenegro handled 2.4 million tonnes of cargo., down -17.7% on the previous 12...

Montenegro seeks EU funding for Bar port railway connection

Podgorica, Montenegro (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – The Montenegro government is applying for European Union (EU) funding for several infrastructure...

Montenegrin government to back payment to Chinese bank by shipbuilder

Kotor, Montenegro (Ports Europe) February 12, 2024 – The government said it will cover a €2.3 million instalment owed by state-owned shipbuilder...

EU supports new LNG plant for Bar port, Montenegro

Bar, Montenegro (Ports Europe) October 9, 2023 – The European Union (EU) will support building a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the Adriatic...

Ports in Montenegro see Q3 2023 cargo traffic down -22%

Bar, Montenegro (PortSEurope) November 10, 2023 – In Q3 2023, the ports of Montenegro handled 670,966 tonnes of cargo traffic, down -22% on the same...

NGOs against the LNG terminal in Bar, Montenegro

Bar, Montenegro (PortSEurope) October 30, 2023 – 27 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) sent a letter to the President of the European Commission (EC),...

Port city Kotor announces plans for sustainable tourism study

Port city Kotor announces plans for sustainable tourism study in cooperation with cruise sector The Destination Assessment will be prepared by the Global...

Montenegro – cargo report – Q2 2023

Bar, Montenegro (Ports Europe) August 11, 2023 – In the second quarter of 2023, the seaports of Montenegro handled 470,004 tonnes of cargo, down -27.9%...

Montenegro signs memorandum for LNG terminal

Bar, Montenegro (Ports Europe) May 16, 2023 – The Montenegro government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Enerflex Energy Systems and...

Montenegro seaport trade down over 15% in Q1, 2023

Bar, Montenegro (Ports Europe) May 15, 2023 – In the first three months of 2023, the seaports of Montenegro handled 544,591 tonnes of cargo, compared to...

Bigova Bay to invest €400 mln in a luxury tourist resort in Kotor

Kotor, Montenegro (Ports Europe) May 10, 2023 – Local company Bigova Bay will invest €400 million ($438 million) in a luxury tourist resort...

Chinese company visits Port of Bar, Montenegro

Bar, Montenegro (PortSEurope) February 24, 2023 – Representatives of Chinese company China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) have...

EBRD supports Montenegro’s railway infrastructure

Podgorica, Montenegro (Ports Europe) December 29, 2022 – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is...

Montenegro’s Port of Bar produces record 9-month result

Bar, Montenegro (PortSEurope) December 7, 2022 – Montenegro’s Port of Bar (Luka Bar) has produced a record 9-month result, the best for 30 years....

SEE ports as key point for drug smuggling and illicit trade

Geneva, Switzerland (PortSEurope) August 7, 2022 – Dozens of seaports in Southeastern Europe (SEE) as well as Danube river ports are key entry and exit...

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