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Croatia

Croatia is a country in Southeast Europe. Its Adriatic Sea mainland coast is 1,777 kilometres long. The main ports are Rijeka, Zadar, Šibenik, Split, Ploče and Dubrovnik, which are overseen by the Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure.

Luka Rijeka sees cargo down -10% in Q1 2024

Rijeka, Croatia (Ports Europe) May 19, 2024 – In the first quarter of 2024, Luka Rijeka Total handled 1,341,441 tons, a decrease of -10% compared to...

Croatia: cargo traffic at seaports down -24.9% in Q1 2024

Zagreb, Croatia (Ports Europe) May 14, 2024 – In the first quarter of 2024, Croatian seaports handled 4.4 million tonnes, a decrease of -24.9% compared...

Croatia’s Luka Ploce sees cargo traffic down -17% in Q1 2024

Ploce, Croatia (Ports Europe) May 1, 2024 – Cargo throughput for January-March 2024 was 973,213 tonnes, a decrease of -17% compared to the same period of...

“Adriacustoms” initiative presented in Rome

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) April 23, 2024 — Italy’s Customs and Monopolies Agency (ADM) has hosted the presentation of the Adriacustoms project. This...

APM Terminals invests in electrification of Rijeka terminal

Rijeka, Croatia (Ports Europe) April 4, 2024 – APM Terminals is investing in the electrification of the Rijeka terminal and in port equipment, totalling...

Croatian ambassador visits the Port of Constanta

Constanta, Romania (Ports Europe) March 25, 2024 – Marija Kapitanovic, the ambassador of Croatia to Bucharest, visited the Port of Constanta. The...

Storylines and Brodosplit Shipyard renew ship building contract

Split, Croatia (Ports Europe) March 13, 2024 – Storylines, an operator in the residential ship industry, has renewed a shipbuilding contract with...

Eregli delivers tugboats to Port of Rijeka

Rijeka, Croatia (Ports Europe) March 12, 2024 – The Eregli Shipyard in Turkey has delivered two tugboats to the Port of Rijeka in Croatia. The client is...

Port of Ploče handled 4.77 million tons of cargo in 2023, -14%

Ploče, Croatia (Ports Europe) March 4, 2024 – In 2023, the Port of Ploče handled 4.77 million tons (mt) of cargo, a decrease of -14% on the previous 12...

Adriatic Gate Container Terminal increases container traffic in 2023

Rijeka, Croatia (Ports Europe) March 1, 2024 – The Brajdici container terminal, managed by Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT, Jadranska vrata),...

HHLA’s Metrans acquires 100% of Adria Rail

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) February 19, 2024 – Metrans, the international rail intermodal, transporter, has acquired 100% of Adria Rail. Metrans had...

Rijeka Gateway Terminal orders Liebherr cranes

Rijeka, Croatia (Ports Europe) February 15, 2024 – Equipment manufacturer Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd will supply Rijeka Gateway Terminal with 15...

Croatia gains two EU TEN-T transport corridors

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) January 15, 2024 – The European Parliament has accepted the proposal of the Council of the European Union (EU) on...

Vela Luka opens new maritime passenger terminal

Split, Croatia (Ports Europe) January 15, 2024 – The Adriatic port of Vela Luka has opened its new maritime passenger terminal. The project cost around...

A barge with fertiliser sank in the Danube River

Backa Palanka, Serbia (Ports Europe) January 9, 2024 – The Germany-registered cargo barge Antonia sank on January 5 after it hit a Danube River bridge...

Interreg Italy-Croatia cross-border program 2021-2027, managed by Veneto

Venice, Italy (Ports Europe) December 27, 2023 – The Interreg Italy-Croatia cross-border cooperation program 2021-2027 is to be managed by the Veneto...

Port of Rijeka plans new passenger terminal

Rijeka, Croatia (Ports Europe) December 11, 2023 – The Port of Rijeka is planning a plan for a new cruise passenger terminal. Director of the Port...

PUMA new warehouse customer for Maersk in Rijeka

Rijeka, Croatia (Ports Europe) November 30, 2023 – German company PUMA is the latest customer to start using a Maersk warehouse near Rijeka, Croatia. On...

European South against EU ETS regulation

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) November 28, 2023 – Seven European shipping nations asked the European Commission (EC) to postpone the plan to include...

Port of Rijeka, cargo down, revenue up in Jan-Sept 23

Rijeka, Croatia (Ports Europe) November 21, 2023 – The Port of Rijeka has reported total cargo traffic of 4.61 million tons (mt), down -6% on the same...

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