Port authority

In 1999, the County Port Authority of Opatija-Lovran-Mošćenička Draga was established through a decision of the Primorsko-Goranska County and with prior agreement from the Government of the Republic of Croatia with coverage for 10 ports: Preluk, Volosko, Dražica, Opatija, Portić, Ičići, Ika, Lovran, Medveja and Mošćenička Draga, all with the aim of constructing, using and administering ports for local and regional county use.

The total area of the port authority is 221,866 m2, of which 27,499 m2 is land area and 194,417 m2 is sea.

The overall length of the operational harbour quays is 1,348 meters.

The Port Authority conducts all the business operations established by Law:

  • Overseeing the construction, maintenance, protection and improvement of the sea property as represented by the port area,
  • The construction and maintenance of harbour sub-structure, financed from the budget of the port authority founders,
  • Expert oversight of the construction, maintenance, management and protection of the port area (harbour substructure and outbuilding),
  • The assurance of permanent and uninterrupted port traffic activities,
  • The assurance of offering a common interest service or a service for which there is no economical interest from other business sources,
  • Harmonisation and supervision of the work performed by those empowered through concessions and who perform business activities in the port zone,
  • Making decisions on establishing and managing the free zone within the port area in accordance with the prescriptions used to regulate the setup of such a free zone,
  • The Port Authority also performs other activities established through Legislation and issues concessions for port activities.

The bodies of the Port Authority are the Management Board and Board director.