(January 26, 2018) D-Marin, with its mission to grow with new norms and strategies developed in the marina and yachting sector and create value for its business partners, has taken over the management of Portonovi Marina. With the standards and management experience it creates in marina operations, D-Marin continues to expand its field of activity with marina management agreements.
Portonovi Marina, which was built to host boats and superyachts who want to explore the Adriatic, will be operated by D-Marin beginning from 2018. With this contract signed with Azmont Investments, Portonovi Marina, established on the Montenegrin coast, will offer comfortable accommodation to its guests.
Situated within the Portonovi Resort and located in the eastern part of it, Portonovi Marina with Yacht Club, is designed to serve boats up to 120 meters with a berthing capacity of 238. Equipped with the most advanced technology and features, the marina offers high-end services at attractive prices. Portonovi Marina, which will also serve as a customs entry, will respond to needs such as water, electricity, shower, laundry and gas stations.
Situated in the heart of the Montenegrin coastline, Portonovi is to become one of the most sought after destinations of the Mediterranean. Portonovi will spread on 26 hectares of land with various housing options, private villas and Europe's first "One & Only" hotel with Chenot Health Wellness Spa included reaching a total investment of € 650 million.
D-Marin is a Doğuş Group company that was established to set a new benchmark in operations of the marinas. By managing 10 unique marinas in Ionian, Aegean & Adriatic Seas, D-Marin creates one of the largest international chain of marinas in the Eastern Mediterranean that promotes recreational yachting and develops sustainable businesses that encourage local employment and growth within the economy.
D-Marin started its operations in 2003 in Turkey with its first marina, D-Marin Turgutreis, adding D-Marin Didim and D-Marin Mandalina to its portfolio in 2009, D-Marin Göcek in 2010, D-Marin Dalmacija, which is the largest marina in Croatia, and D-Marin Borik in April 2012, entering into partnerships with Lamda Development and Kiriacoulis Mediterranean Cruises Shipping resulted in adding a world class superyacht marina - Flisvos Marina, also 3 other premium marina destinations in Greece; Gouvia, Lefkas and Zea marinas in December 2012 and increased its berthing capacity to 8,270.
In December 2015, D-Marin has expanded its service area to the refit, repair and maintenance of superyachts in the yachting sector by the partnership agreement made with MB’92 in Barcelona. Starting April 2017, Blohm + Voss La Ciotat, 200 meter long dock in France, began to be managed by MB92, which has 25 years of experience and knowledge in superstructure maintenance and repair.
About Portonovi Resort
Portonovi is a stylish mixed-use resort, nestled in the heart of the Montenegrin coastline between mountain and sea, believed to become the jewel in the crown of Montenegro and one of the most sought-after destinations in the Mediterranean. The perfect home away from home – it will be a place where people of all ages and generations can fully breathe life. Envisioned on a human scale, this sophisticated nautical universe also harbors an iconic collection of villa’s and residences, set amid a constellation of high end boutiques, vanguard gastronomic venues and lively leisure offerings.