Porto Montenegro Offers Tax and Duty Free Fuel for Yachts up to 180 Metres


Porto Montenegro the lies outside the EU and is now able to offer tax and duty-free fuel to private and commercial vessels now that its new fuel dock has been completed.

Fuel purchased in Montenegro can cost 45% less than ports in the EU

The dedicated fuel dock is positioned at the end of Jetty 3 and has capacity for yachts up to 180m with a 15m draught, plus stock of up to 800,000 litres of duty-free diesel.

There is no minimum limit or registration restrictions, plus no additional fees, the dock operates all year and offers clear in/out whilst refueling via its onsite customs and immigration office.

Additional benefits include:

  • 3 berths for fueling plus a tender and jet ski pontoon
  • Fuel quality monitored by Inspectorate/Bureau Veritas
  • Fuel supplied is in accordance to ISO 8217/2010
  • GO2 fuel additive available
  • Maximum flow rate of 1000 litres per minute

Orders for fuel should be placed preferably 24 hours in advance during working days and 48 hours in advance for delivery during weekends and on Mondays. The fuel bunkering station is on standby at VHF channel 08.

A valid vignette and a stamp with yacht’s details are required to take duty free fuel. Upon completion of bunkering the yacht must leave the territorial waters of Montenegro, however, with Customs permission, yachts taking duty free fuel can stay in the marina for up to 24 hours.