Saturday, 17 November 2018

Investment in Croatia: 150 Million Kuna for Primorje-Gorski Kotar County

Whether it be big or small, investment in Croatia with the help of European Union funds continues to keep the country's offer competitive.

As Morski writes on the 17th of November, 2018, in one port area in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, the biggest investment cycle so far has begun. ​​Of the massive 150 million kuna investment, as much as 60 million kuna are the projects of the County Port Authority of Crikvenica, and works in Jadranovo, Crikvenica and Selce will begin next week, according to HRT Radio Rijeka.

The project's contractors are Crikvenica Construction and Rijeka BSK Commerce. The completion of the port extension has been announced in Crikvenica for eighteen months time, that in Selce will be done in five years, and in Jadranovo, the expected time limit is one year, with the overall desire for it to be completed before next summer.

Speaking generally, investment in Croatia is a hugely important step in continually improving the country's already rich offer, and Primorje-Gorski Kotar County has not launched such a large investment cycle in its coastal area ever, County Prefect Zlatko Komadin said. This year, 40 million kuna's worth of works began, while the rest of the investment cycle is expected to reach 150 million kuna in the next two years. Along the coast in the Crikvenica area, there also will be works on the ports of Unije, Susak, and Cres. The views of places and cities are changing, which is already evident in Njivice (Krk) and in Novi Vinodolski, and such changes will soon also be seen in Crikvenica, noted the prefect. Komadina also pointed out that they have withdrawn most possible European Union incentives for the upcoming works.

Nada Milošević stressed that as much as 101 million kuna is coming from EU funds. "The Ministry's contingency has been extended until February the 29th next year, so we're planning to run two more projects in addition to the Crikvenica project, involving Rab and Purpurela ports, part of the fishing port and the extension of the Baška port," said Milošević.

The director of ŽLU Crikvenica, Mario Kružić, announced that in Crikvenica, the existing pier will be extended by another sixty metres, and a new western breakwater of 130 metres in length will be built to protect the port from waves. Two existing gates will be built in Selce on Polača and Stari mul, which will be 100 metres longer. In Jadranovo, the plans are the construction of a new promenade of about 400 metres in length, and in Perčin port, the communal berths will be renovated, and in the concessioned area, nautical berths will be constructed. The plan also boasts an 80-metre deep breakwater pontoon, as well as the construction of two piers at lengths of sixty metres.

Work should begin next week, and Crikvenica's administration has asked tourists and citizens alike for their patience, as heavy machinery will be moving through the city streets.

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Click here for the original article by Neva Funcic for HRT Radio Rijeka

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

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Saturday, 21 July 2018

Klenovica Fishing Port Upgraded

ZAGREB, July 21, 2018 - Minister of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure Oleg Butković (HDZ), and Prefect of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Zlatko Komadina (SDP), sailed into the northern Adriatic fishing port of Klenovica on Saturday to mark the completion of works on the second phase of the port's reconstruction, worth 16 million kuna.

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Tuesday, 16 January 2018

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Tuesday, 31 October 2017

First Croatian Handbook on Media Relations in Self-Government Presented in Rijeka

Ermina Duraj, head of the Office of the Prefect of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, presented her book titled 'Media Relations in Local and Regional Self-Governing Bodies in Croatia' in the Business School PAR in Rijeka on October 30, 2017

Saturday, 28 October 2017

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Strongly Against LNG Floating Terminal on Krk

The County would prefer for an LNG land terminal to be built on Krk island instead of a floating terminal.

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