Cala del Forte’s Latest News
Founded in 2002 by the city-state of Monaco, Monaco Ports (SEPM), manages the ports of the Principality (Hercule and Fontvielle) as well as the new floating breakwater.
In 2016, in response to the ever-increasing demand for yacht berths and saturation in the ports of the Principality, Monaco Ports decided create SMIP (Société Monégasque Internationale Portuaire) and purchased the nearby port of Cala del Forte in Ventimiglia (IM).
The project was born from a desire to expand the company, but also aimed to push cross-border collaboration, create new jobs and demonstrate the company’s philosophy of sustainable port management, ecological responsibility, hospitality, service and security.
18th of April 2018 Status Update
Mr. Marco Cornacchia, Cala del Forte’s harbourmaster, announced that all the construction works for Monaco’s newest marina are proceeding on schedule. The marina is slated for completion by the 2nd half of 2019.
The status report of the major works include:
- The harbor wall & breakwater: The construction of the breakwater and adjoining stilling basin is 90% completed with all work scheduled for completion by June 2018.
Central Jetty: The steel reinforced concrete caissons for ‘Pontile B’ are being built on site along with the platform slabs. These elements will form the road access to the harbour office and the adjoining piers. This work is 80% realized and is scheduled for completion in June of 2018.
- Bank Reinforcement: Pillars 2-14 have been successfully completed along with concrete edging and gutters. The work is due for completion in June of 2018.
- Commercial Activity: Berth sales are exceeding expectations and opportunities are now available for a variety of commercial activities within the new marina.
Cala del Forte is on schedule for full completion in second half of 2019.
14th of April 2017: Berth sales begin
A limited number of berths – ranging in size from 10 to 60 meters – is now available to those seeking an investment opportunity in one of Monaco Ports most sensational development projects.
The sales team is available to answer your questions and provide further information regarding prices and availability.
Just fill out the contact form here or contact us at +377 97 77 48 00.
13th of April 2017: Status update
The construction is on schedule for full delivery in the 2nd half of 2019.
Current on-going works include:
Correcting the armourstones above water on the counter-jetty: replacement of the blocs that do not meet conformity, reorganization and consolidation of the blocs – end of task by mid-April 2017.
Mending of the alveoles: correcting the granulometry of the fill material in order to meet compliance and filling the pitches with concrete – task to be completed by the end of April 2017.
Dredging respectively excavation and removal of the old breakwater digue. Correcting the concrete work and base joint along the main harbour wall – task to be completed by the end of April 2017.
Scheduled works contain:
Cement-injection reinforcement and consolidation of the lower section of the main harbour wall. Completion of task by the end of July 2017.
Correcting the armourstones on the main-jetty: replacement of the blocs that do not meet conformity, reorganization and consolidation of the blocs – task to be completed by the end of June 2017.
Completion of the counter-jetty wall – works to take place from mid-April until the end of June 2017.
Reinforcing and securing of the north slope terrain: Works to begin in June 2017.