“Largest 28 Ports in Croatia”

Find Most Important Croatian Port

Croatia, a country located at the corner of Southeast and Central Europe, east side of the Adriatic Sea. It is a small yet highly geographically diverse crescent in form country, covering  56,594 square kilometers (21,851 square miles), a population of 4 million people.

The Republic of Croatia has open public traffic ports providing excellent international economic importance. Following are the list of the 28 largest Croatian port. Here you will find all the information you need to plan your next shipment in and out of Croatia.

Port of Split
Port of Split
Gat Sv. Duje 1. Split 21000. Croatia

The Port of Split is the 3rd largest passenger seaport in the Mediterranean and the largest passenger port in Croatia. It lies around halfway along the Adriatic shoreline of Croatia near Sibenik.

  • TEU:  6,170
  • Comprise two harbors mainly used by cruise liners and ferries
  • Top cargoes handled: cement, oil, grain, general cargo, wine, etc
  • Port handles: yachts, fishing vessels, passenger ships, navigation safety craft, ferries, sailing ships, etc
  • Consist passenger terminal and rail link
  • Yearly passenger capacity is about 5 million
  • Annual ship appearance: 18,000 (2010)
Port of Rijeka
Port of Rijeka
Riva 1, 51000, Rijeka, Croatia

Port of Rijeka is the largest port in Croatia. It is a well-sheltered harbor and protected by breakwaters and has a safe anchorage outermost the harbor limits.

  • TEU:  344,091 containers (2020)
  • Port top handles: containers, timber, grain, phosphate, crude, ore, refined petroleum products
  • Operate all types of vessels: Ro-Ro vessels, passenger, container carriers, bulk carriers, and general cargo
  • Yearly cargo capacity: 13.6 million tons (2020)
  • Passenger traffic: 187,567 (2019)
Port of Zadar
Port of Zadar
Gaženička cesta 28c, 23000, Zadar, Croatia

The Port of Zadar is a protected harbor and accessible, it lies on a peninsula on the north part of the Adriatic coast.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Comprise of two areas: Luka Zadar – mainly used passenger transportation, Luka Gazenica – modern deepwater harbor used for handling cargoes
  • Top imports: fuels, chemicals, grain, soya beans, and machinery
  • Major exports: timber, Pvc, maize, and petrochemicals
  • Tanker berth – LOA 200 meters, draught 10.0 meters, and 50,000 DWT
Port of Šibenik
Port of Šibenik
Vladimira Nazora 53. Sibenik 22000. Croatia

Port of Šibenik is one of the oldest and covered ports in Croatian. The port is positioned approximately halfway on the Adriatic shoreline and in the middle of Zadar and Split.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Listed as one of the top 100 ports in the world in the LSCI
  • Commercial harbor handles: ro-ro and passenger traffic, bulk and general cargo
  • Top imports: potash and phosphate
  • Principal exports: timber, clay, fertilizers, and bulk ores
  • Handled yearly: 538,000 passengers, around 334 vessels, and 739,000 tons of cargo
  • Maximum size – LOA 220 meters, draught 10.0 meters
Port of Ploče
Port of Ploče
Trg Kralja Tomislava 21. Ploce 20 340. Croatia

The Port of Ploče is a natural port and serving south Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia, and Herzegovina. Its commercial harbor is positioned on the east side of an inlet.

  • TEU: 20,420 container (2010)
  • Naturally protected by a breakwater
  • Contains different terminals: general cargo, bulk cargo, liquid cargo, grain cargo, passenger terminal, and many more
  • Trade data: 2,555 vessels (2008), 4.529 tons of cargo (2010)
  • Max. size – main port: LOA 220 meters, beam 30 meters, draught 10.5 meters
  • Oil terminal size – LOA 220 meters, beam 28.5 meters, draught 10.2 meters
Port of Dubrovnik
Port of Dubrovnik
Obala Ivana Pavla II, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Port of Dubrovnik is located on the south side of the republic of Croatia, around 220 kilometers from Split.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Provides protection to harbor and facilities for general cargo vessels, tankers, Ro-Ro, and container vessels
  • Top cargoes handled: minerals, cement, grain, containers, and Ro-Ro and timber
  • Annual handled: 550 cruise vessels, around 215,000 tons of cargo, and 550,000 passengers
  • Tankers size – LOA 110 meters, draught 7.0 meters, 10,000DWT
  • Max. passenger vessel size – LOA 300 meters, draught 11.0 meters, no limit for beam, 110,000GT
Port of Pula
Port of Pula
Ul. Svetog Polikarpa 8, 52100, Pula, Croatia

The Port of Pula is a small commercial, fishing, and shipbuilding capital, it includes commercial and military berthing areas.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Well sheltered by a breakwater
  • Depth ranging 15-35, width 500 meters
  • Top exports: coal, flint, cement, wine, fruit, and bauxite
  • Mainly imports: food and steel plate
  • Handled each year: around 335 vessels, 667,500 tons of cargo
  • Max.draught – 7.6 meters 40,000DWT
Port of Omisalj
Port of Omisalj
Hamec1, 51513, Omišalj, Croatia

The Port of Omisalj operates as a deep-water oil terminal, including two crude oil loading and unloading jetties. It is situated on the north end of the island of Krk, around 18 kilometers SSE of Rijeka.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Handled yearly: about 150 tankers, and 5.590 million tons of crude oil and petrochemicals
  • Max.size – crude tankers: 350,000DWT
  • Can shelter chemical tankers with 55,000DWT and carriers up to 12,000 meters
Port of Kraljevica
Port of Kraljevica
Kraljevica Croatia

The Port of Kraljevica is positioned in the Vino-dol Channel at the gateway to the Gulf of Bakar

  • TEU: N/A
  • Commonly used for the large shipyard
  • Used as the public dock of ferries, local boats, and fishing boats
Port of Vukovar
Port of Vukovar
Dunavski prilaz b.b. Vukovar Croatia

Being the largest accredited concessionaire in the port area Port of Vukovar is the only one that manages general and scattered cargo.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Top priority: managing port transshipment and storage operation
Port of Korcula
Port of Korcula
Korcula, Croatia

The Port of Korcula is situated in the very core of Korcula Town. It is easy to reach all the important buildings and attractions of this very old town.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Small commercial harbor
  • Top imports: steel plates
  • Mainly exports: steel hatch covers
  • Trade data: seven cargo vessels, and about 27 passenger vessels visit the port each year
  • Maximum size – LOA 100 meters
  • Draught – 5.0 meters
Port of Bakar
Port of Bakar
Bakar Croatia

The Port of Bakar is a basin merge port of Rijeka.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Standard depth – 26 meters
  • Has bulk cargo terminal for carrying out iron ore, bauxite, and coal
  • Provide one berth for unloading general cargo, loading vehicles, and oil refinery terminal for loading refined products
Port of Banjole
Port of Banjole
Kandlerova 42. Pula 52 100. Croatia

Port of Banjole, a harbor with geographical coordinates at 44.8195° / 13.8685°

  • TEU: N/A
  • Administered by the Port Authority of Pula
Port of Brijuni
Port of Brijuni
Kandlerova 42. Pula 52 100. Croatia

The Port of Brijuni offers a safe place for all boaters. It is situated on the northeast coast of Veliki Brijun Island.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Workable to sailboat with 55 meters long
  • Services accessible 24 hours a day
  • Anchorage – 0.3 meters
  • Depth – 2 meters (small pier), 3.45 meters (southern pier)
Port of Dugi Rat
Port of Dugi Rat
Lucka Ispostava Dugi Rat Croatia

Port of Dugi Rat is situated approximately 23 kilometers ESE of Split on the Adriatic.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Consist 1 quay with a 160-meter length
  • Protected by high land, but uncover from winds and sea
  • Around 250,000 tons of cargo yearly handled
  • Maximum size – around 15,000DWT
Port of Fazana
Port of Fazana
Kandlerova 42 Pula 52 100 Croatia

The Port of Fazana is a ferry port situated on the Croatian mainland.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Harbor type port
  • Authorized by the port authority of pula
  • On peak season there are ten cruise per day
Port of Gazenica
Port of Gazenica
Gazenica Croatia

The Port of Gazenica is the commercial port of the city of Zadar.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Coordinates : 44° 05.0′ N, 015° 16.0′
  • Has 12 piers: 3 for international lines, 3 for ro-ro ships and cruise ships;
  • 6 Piers for Croatian ferry lines
Port of Hvar
Port of Hvar
Hvar 21 450. Croatia

Port of Hvar is positioned in a protected inlet at the west tip of the island of Hvar, around 38 kilometers south of Split.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Comprise one quay
  • Depth – 5.0 meters
  • Maximum size: draught 5.2 meters
Port of Krnica
Port of Krnica
Kandlerova 42 Pula 52 100 Croatia

Port of Krnica is authorized by the port authority of Pula.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Latitude : 44° 57′ 10″” N
  • Longitude: 14° 2′ 8″” E
  • Port type – marina
Port of Mali Losinj
Port of Mali Losinj
Mali Losinj Croatia

Port of Mali Losinj is located at the base and narrowest part of Otok Losinj.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Top exports: fish, preserved fish, and wine
  • Mainly imports: provisions
  • Annually handled: 7,000 tons of cargo, 4,000 vehicles;
  • 162,000 passengers and 110 foreign vessels visit the port every year
  • Maximum size: LOA 130 meters, draught 10.0 meters, and 5,000GT
Port of Maslenica
Port of Maslenica
Maslenica Croatia

The Port of Maslenica is positioned at the south end of the Velebitski Kanal, in the north Adriatic around ten kilometers northeast of Zadar.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Principal exports: bauxite
  • Around seventy vessels annually handled
  • Draught – 8.5 meters
Port of Metkovic
Port of Metkovic
Metkovic Croatia

Port of Metkovic is an old trade port situated on the Neretva River, eleven nautical miles from its entrance on the east coast of the Adriatic Sea.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Accommodate smaller ships, and cement cargo
  • Has enough granary for storage and transmit
  • Major handling: slag, bulk, and bagged cement, Roundwood and general cargo
  • Around 80 vessels use the port yearly
  • Maximum size: LOA 100 meters, draught 4.5 meters
Port of Peroj
Port of Peroj
Kandlerova 42. Pula 52 100. Croatia

Port of Peroj is administered by the Port Authority of Pula.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Latitude: 44° 57′ 20″” N
  • Longitude: 13° 47′ 4″” E
  • Port type- marina
Port of Plomin
Port of Plomin
Plomin Croatia

The Port of Plomin is situated in the bay of Plomin, southwest of Rijeka. It is a small jetty port for importing coals.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Consist of a  small ro-ro terminal and bulk terminal
  • About 882,000 tons of coal annually handled, and 14 vessels
  • Vessels that discharge coal should be gearless
Port of Rabac
Port of Rabac
Ispostava - Rabac Rabac 52 221. Croatia

Port of Rabac is a small bay and ferry port in Istria, it is situated on the east coast of the peninsula.

  • TEU: N/A
  •  Coordinates: 45°4’34.4″”N 14°9’35.8″”E
  • Administered by the Lucka Kapetanija Pula
Port of Rasa
Port of Rasa
52224 Trget Rasa Croatia

Port of Rasa provides a natural protected deep water harbor and has a depth of up to 40 meters. It is positioned approximately 30 nautical miles southwest of Rijeka.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Top handles: livestock, timber, and general cargo
  • Handled each year: 94,000 tons of cargo and 70 vessels
  • Draught – 10.0 meters, (livestock pier) 6.0 meters
Port of Rovinj
Port of Rovinj
ul. Joakima Rakovca 6, 52210, Rovinj, Croatia

Port of Rovinj is a pleasurable port in the north Adriatic Sea.

  • TEU: N/A
  • One of the last Mediterranean fishing port
  • Coordinates: 45° 4′ 50″” N/ 13° 38′ 9″” E
Port of Senj
Port of Senj
Senj Croatia

Port of Senj positioned on the north side of the Adriatic coast, around 72 kilometers south of Rijeka.

  • TEU: N/A
  • Principal products handled: timber and firewood
  • Threatening for small vessels due to northeast winds and sometimes hurricane force
  • Yearly handled: 25,000 passengers and approx 8,000 cars
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