Nautical tourism - has recently become a representative component of Mangalia by managing EU funds through Phare 2004-Large Regional Infrastructure Projects, a major tourist port, the only port on the Black Sea in Romania tourism receiving European Union funds, facilities, technical standards and European quality to enable them to be included in the most prestigious tourist port networks to the Mediterranean and Black Sea.
Mangalia tourist port Marina is located on the western shore of the Black Sea, in an area of commercial maritime traffic and constant touring. The port is a refreshment of maritime history of the area, Mangalia having over 1500 years of navigation.
On a quay length of 3.5 km, Tourist Port Mangalia is divided in 4 sections and a section of Marine, as it follows:
Section 1 - quay at -1.0 m, a length of 297 m with a corresponding promenade platform, 6.0 m wide on the west side and 13.0 m wide platform on the north side. Marina pontoon is provided with a comparable number of the largest European tourist ports, as it follows:
- 22 seats for ships with a length of 8 m
- 22 seats for ships with a length of 9 m
- 30 seats for ships with a length of 11 m
- 42 seats for ships with a length of 13 m
- 20 seats for ships with a length of 15 m
- 10 seats for ships with a length of 18 m
Sections 2 and 3 - sections arranged in the form of a wharf at -3.0 m, providing conditions for berthing medium-sized boats and cruise ships large capacities.
As in sectionl 2, the arrangement of this section will provide conditions for berthing medium-sized vessels for the transport of people and large capacity cruise ships, fishing boats and in exceptional circumstances, border police and captains of ships and generally other ships with a draft of 2.5 m
Section 4 - section built as a wharf at - 7.0 m for soliciting high capacity passenger vessels (cruise ships up to 450 seats).