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Monaco, Port Hercule

Port Hercule, positioned in a well protected natural bay with some of the deepest water on the French Riviera, is a magnet for the sleek and the chic. When you think Monaco, you also think of the on-site Monaco Yacht Show and the Monaco Grand Prix, whose iconic Formula 1 course and famous chicane runs virtually on top of the quay wall. As such, Port Hercule soaks up media attention, and enjoys an influx of ever larger luxury boats whose owners are eager to see and be seen.

The Marinetek solution becomes the fourth pontoon system it has been delivered for Ports de Monaco, replacing a 6m wide x 64m long ‘U Pontoon’ installed in 2010. The old U Pontoon is relocated to Port Fontvieille, which is the second marina in Monaco. The new U Pontoon will be an eye-catcher – positioned slightly further west of the stunning Yacht Club de Monaco and, at 120m, nearly double the length of its predecessor.

The U Pontoon was manufactured by Marinetek Adriatic using six 5m wide x 20m long Super Yacht floating concrete pontoons secured with exceptionally large sinker anchors for strong, stable asymmetrical mooring; all 13 available yacht berths (6 x 50m, 1 x 40m, 5 x 30m and 1 x 18m) are on one side. Two separate 80m berths run alongside but are not connected to the pontoon.



Port Hercule, Monaco
Port Authority of Monte Carlo
building and installation of 3,5 and 6 meters wide Super Yacht pontoons, 3 piers
1.400.000 €
Date of completion:
April 2011.
Super Yacht (Concours) pontoons M6316SY and M3820SY, aluminium access bridges and equipment; Seaflex anchoring system

There was serious competition for this contract and we are delighted to continue the great cooperation with Ports de Monaco and once again deliver a world class product that will become part of the scenery at this major luxury yacht hub. 

“It will be a great asset for Port Hercule,” commented Daniel Realini, Deputy Executive Director of Ports de Monaco. “We are very pleased to be working with Marinetek again as we’ve been very happy with the quality and performance of our existing pontoons and with the after sales service and support. I look forward to seeing visiting boats moored up at U Pontoon in the early summer.”

The finished product is a tribute to all concerned...and it is a great point of reference for Marinetek.
Bill Green
Technical & Projects Director
Camper & Nicholsons Marinas Ltd
For many years ACI Club has reliable partner in MARINETEK NCP and their „know-how“ – „float-how“ approach is always assurance to have the best solutions, technology and quality possible.
Doris Peručić
Member of the board – CEO
ACI d.d.
Marinetek NCP delivered in extremely short term of 4 months 4 new pontoons to marina Agana that offer safety, stability and commodity to our clients. We are utterly satisfied with their services, competence and efficiency.
Sven Delić
Član uprave
At Marinetek NCP, we primarily got a partner with whose support, knowledge and experience Marina Kornati Ilirija d.d. will remain one of the three leading nautical ports on the Adriatic. It will also enrich and modernize our marina by the implementation of the best technical solutions.
Goran Ražnjević
President od the board
Ilirija d.d.


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