Prince Albert II visits Ventimiglia port

Prince Albert has made a personal visit to Ventimiglia to inspect Monaco Port’s newest marina and complex, Cala del Forte, and has been assured everything is going as planned.

PHOTO: Communication Directorate – Manuel Vitali

Located a mere 15 to 20 minutes by sea from Monaco, Cala del Forte will be a new gem in the Principality’s port system. With 178 berths ranging from six to 70 metres, 500 parking spaces, a shipyard, 3,800m2 of commercial space and 15,000m2 of gardens and pleasure walks, this new complex and marina will also be one of the most protected and well-equipped in the Mediterranean.

HSH Prince Albert II and his party were welcomed by Gaetano Scullino, Mayor of Ventimiglia, and assessed the progress of the new port, noting that the shell was complete.

The new complex will ease pressure for demand in Port Hercule and the Port of Fontvieille. Being less than eight nautical miles from the Principality and offering transfer services for owners and guests, it will be a convenient and viable alternative.

President Delegate of the Monaco Ports Company, Aleco Keusseoglou, assured the Sovereign Prince that “maritime works”, including the possibility of mooring, will be completed by year’s end. The entire complex will be operational by the spring of 2020.