In 2017, the total of 4 598 foreign vessels for entertainment, sport or recreation entered the internal sea waters of Montenegro which indicates an increase of 4.9% in comparison with 2016. Of the total, there were 3 840 vessels which arrived by sea and 758 vessels which were transported by land.
By type of foreign vessels for entertainment, sport or recreation in the internal sea waters of Montenegro, there were the largest number of arrivals of sailboats (43.4%), motor yachts (40.8%) and other vessels (15.8%).
Number of persons arrived on these vessels in 2017 was 23 001, which is an increase of 6.7% in comparison with 2016. By citizenship, the largest number of arrived persons on these vessels was from: Great Britain (17.7%), Italy (5.5%), Croatia (3.3%), Germany (2.9%), France (2.8%), Austria (2.3%), USA (2.0%) and other countries (63.5%).
In 2017, foreign vessels realized 430 cruises in Montenegro. Total of 540 445 passengers arrived during these cruises. In comparison with 2016, the number of cruises decreased by 10.4%, while the number of passengers on these cruises increased by 1.5%.
By flag of vessels, the structure of foreign vessels on cruise entered internal sea waters of Montenegro in 2017 was the following: Bahamas (29.3%), Malta (28.1%), Panama (8.1%), Belgium (6.7%), Bermuda (6.3%), Italy (4.2%), Greece (3.5%), Marshall Islands (3.3%), etc.