Rijeka port is located on the shore of the Kvarner Gulf in the Adriatic Sea. The first records of the port date to 1281. It was the main port of the Kingdom of Hungary in the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, of Yugoslavia between World War II and 1991, and of Croatia after its independence. Today, it is the largest port in Croatia with a cargo throughput of 10.9 million tonnes (2015), mostly oil, general cargo and bulk cargo, and 200,102 Twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs).In 2011, Luka Rijeka d.d., a concessionaire of the Port of Rijeka signed a contract of strategic partnership with International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) and Jadranska vrata d.d., the second concessionaire of the Port of Rijeka, to operate the container terminal.

Facilities: STORAGE Covered surface storage of 113.000 m2 for general cargo, 53.000 m2 for timber, open storage of 150.000 m2. Tanks for discharge of vegetable oil of 3.600 m3. A 57.000 t capacity silos for grain and soya storage with 5.000 t/day unloading rates. Phosphate terminal cap. 15.000 t.

CRANES Floating cranes, for heavy lifts, one of 30 t and one of 100 t cap. One bridge crane of 300-325 t cap available under special arrangement. 43 mobile cranes lifting up to 32 t, 130 fork lifts up to 12 t, and 64 electric cranes up to 5 t. 

WATER Available.

CONT-RORO Container terminal at Brajdica (Susak basin) 40.000 m2 storage area:
1 quay 163 m long, 56 m wide ro/ro ramp, 10-12 m d. equipped with 1/35 t portal crane.
1 quay 244 m long, depth 11 m, equipped with 3/40 t portal cranes.
Additional equipment: 1/50 t straddle crane, 1/ 35-45 t side loader and tugmasters for ro/ro trailers. Facilities for REEFER containers available.

BULK Bulk cargo terminal in Bakar Basin; one 300 m long, berth, 18.5 m depth, for vessels up to 150.000 DWT, unloading iron ore, bauxite and coal. Two shore unloaders, 1/16 t and 1/45 t cap. Stockyard capacity 400.000 t. Max d 17.5 m for vessels up to 300 m loa, otherwise 15.5 m d. Max height to hatch covers 16 m. 

TANKER Bakar basin, four jetties for tankers loading derivatives. Depths up to 9,50 m alongside and up to 11.5 m when vessels bow is at anchor and stern moored at jetty.
At Urinj one berth for tankers loading virgin naphtha only. Tankers moor stern to quay, heading SW, 70-100 m from shore, 17 m depth marked by two buoys.

LIQ_GAS A berth for loading LPG situated at Srscica, near Urinj tanker terminal is 68 m long with 10 m depth alongside and can accommodate vessels up to 4.500 DWT. Loading rate is approx. 200 t/hour through a 6" flexible hose.

SLOP At present one shore tank (2.000 GMT capacity) for oily/ballast water at Bakar Petrol berth of INA (Refinery Rijeka) only for tankers. Discharging through one 12'' line at 200-300 CBM/h rate.

M/T ECOMAR capable to collect 1.000 mt of oil residues & ballast/bilge water directly from ships and discharging it later on to shore tank at Bakar Petrol berth.

GARBAGE First removal of food waste is compulsory. Advance notice for removal of other kinds of waste required.

BUNKERS IFO 380/180 CTS, MDO and GO available, Delivery by barge.

PROVISION ISSA members available.

REPAIR All kinds of repairs; floating docks for vessels up to 65.000 DWT. Shipyard Victor Lenac operate two floating docks of 24.000 t (201,5 m) and 12.000 t (165 m) lifting capacity. A floating crane of 100 t. Shipyard Kraljevica operate two floating docks of 8.500 t (155x23,4 m) and 1.100 t (64x12,8 m).

TOWAGE 8 tugs from 1.030 kW to 2.220 kW, equipped for fire fighting.

MEDICAL All kinds available.

Port Info

GPS position 
45º 19.5' N / 14º 26.89' E
YES (Custom & Immigration on sight)
Pilot VHF Channels 12 . Harbour Master channel 16
Harbour pilotage is compulsory for vessels over 500 GT. Boarding place within the area between: 45° 20' N - 14 E, 45° 17'5 N - 14° 20' E, 45° 14'1N -14° 29'4 E, 45° 16'1 N -14 E. If required, a pilot is available at Rijeka for all ports of the Croatian coast. Coastal pilotage according to agreement. Pilotage on VHF Channels 12.
Rijeka Radio call sign 9AR, 500 kHz., Radio telephone on 2 m band covering area of N Adriatic sea or by VHF Channel 16
152m / 500 feet in length
Draft Limitations:
18 m
Air Draft Limitations:
no limit
24-hour security personnel / CCTV s
Fuel dock:


  • 112 - Emergency