About Company

The "Adriatic Shipyard Bijela" is the biggest shiprepairing yard in the Southern Adriatic. It is located in Boka Kotorska bay, one of the safest natural harbours in the world, and has centuries long shipbuilding and maritime tradition.



The Shipyard was established in 1927, and nowadays it has a large experience and extraordinary human, expert and technical capacities. Its most modern management guarantees the contracted deals will be reliably accomplished with the uncompromising quality, competitive prices and terms, in accordance with the the regulations of the world's most prominent Classification Societies.

This business attitude enables clients to make significant cost and time savings, in addition to the vessel's service life extension. Top quality work is also confirmed by an international certificate ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004. Both certificates were issued by Bureau Veritas, with all accreditations made b UKAS - London and RvA – Rotterdam. The shipyards also fulfils standards of the ISPS code.

The Management System of the ADRIATIC SHIPYARD JSC BIJELA is in accordance with the requirements of the management system standards ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004

The Shipyard is completely equipped for repairing and reconstructing ships and other vessels, of all types and for all purposes, of up to 120,000 deadweight tons, regardless of the size of the damage and of reconstructing operation. It has two floating docks of 250 meters and 184 meters in length, an operating wharf of 1,120 meters in total length, three tugs, a great number of cranes in different types and carrying capacities between 2,5 and 50 tons, extensive and various power plants, and up to date communication devices, as well as all necessary workshop capacities and equipment.

Besides, the Shipyard is also equipped for building smaller maritime objects such as barges for various purposes with or without own drive, pontoons, work platforms and similar ones.

The yard also produces various maritime equipment like piles, pipelines of 400 mm in diameter and upwards, reservoirs, and all types of steel constructions, including processing equipment. Highly favorable climate in the region enables all types of work during the whole year.

Within the Shipyard, there is a training center for training seafarers and workers in the shipyard, housed in a new office building. The Training center owns most modern equipment for training and meets all standards and conditions set by the international norms. Constructing and equipping of the Training center was financed by "Azalea Maritime Agency B.V." of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, for Japan's company "Mitsui O.S.K. Lines".

The shipyard and its managers are recipients of significant awards for quality of work, professionalism and the whole business and financial results: Stanko Zlokovich, the president of the board of managers, was awarded a title of the best manager in Montenegro for business results in 2001 by the Montenegrin Chamber of Economy.

The yard received the "European Award for Quality in 2001" (New Millennium Award) by Trade Leaders Club of Madrid. It is also a winner of a "Business Partner Prize for 2002", for outstanding business, professional and etical acquirements of the firm and its managers, awarded by Mass Media team from Belgrade. A stable growth rate is the best indicator of the firm's successful operating results and of confidence of its clients. And the facts that capacities are constantly engaged in full and that reference list of repaired vessels and other performed deals is extended rapidly confirm the trend. The fact that the "Adriatic Shipyard Bijela" brings constant profits is certainly one of the most important reasons for an increasing domestic and foreign investment.

A free visa regime in Montenegro enables our business partners to reach our shipyard quickly, safely and comfortably by air, sea or land routes. Valuable historical inheritance and fascinating natural beauties of the region the shipyard is located in, offer our guests and ship crews exceptional opportunities for rest, fun and recreation, with unforgettable adventures: the famous Mimosa festival in Herceg Novi, a town of everlasting greenness, sun and stairs; the old city of Kotor, one of the pearls from UNESCO's list of World Cultural Inheritance; famous historic town of Cetinje, old capital of Montenegro for centuries; far and wide well-known Sveti Stefan city-hotel; indispensable Budva, a town founded by, according to the legend, The Phoenicians, the oldest Mediterranean sailors; the proud mountain of Lovcen with a mausoleum at its peak, at the hight of 1,660 metres, where the most famous Montenegrin poet, bishop and ruler, Petar II Petrovic Njegos, was buried; fascinating natural beauties of Boka Kotorska bay, of surrounding mountains, islands in bays and clear sea; wonderful evenings in numerous taverns offering top quality services, delicious food, domestic wine and specific Mediterranean music.

An increase in productivity and quality of the performed work, improvement of working conditions, salaries and living standards of the employed, responsible and complete fulfilment of the concluded deals, investing in advanced capital resources and equipment, as well as an active price policy, ensure that the "Adriatic Shipyard Bijela", in a sharp competition in the market, by applying appropriate European and world standards, laws and rules, will continue positive trends in its business, satisfying its clients, shareholders and workers.


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