This program presents a transparent system to indicate the quality level of marinas through 3rd party assessment.
Our Marina Certification program uses a number range between 1 and 5 stars to indicate the quality of certified marinas. The program is designed for all Marinas regardless of size and or location.
Main certification criteria are
- external presentation
- security standards
- sanitary installation and hygiene
- food supply and leisure amenities
- environment protection and disposal
- winterstorage if applicable
Technical security is already guaranteed by fundamental overarching national legislation.
The award of a marina with up to 5 stars of the Blue Star Marina Certification is the highest quality award for excellent service and quality of service.
This system is offering water sports tourists a transparent assessment for marinas of all sizes, both in coastal and inland areas.
The marina operators can present the successful certification of its Marina by advertising an exquisite plate in the port.
In addition, he is entitled to use the Blue Star Marina logo and can display it on other promotional materials. Furthermore, the certification will be shown on IMCI marketing platforms like internet and other media.
The validity of the classification is limited to three years. After this period the marina is audited by t by an independent inspector to obtain the Blue Star Marina Certification for another three years.
The program was established through IMCI in 2010 and is designed for all marinas regardless of size and or location -coastal and inland.