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  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SOMIT SRL, an Italian dredging and marine contractor, recently carried out the deepening and sea-bed leveling work in the access channel of the Koper Port, Slovenia. The dredging, funded by the European Union, included removal of approximately of 14,000 m³ of clay material in order to achieve the depth of 15m. Due to the complexity of the work, coming from particular […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thanks to the dredged seabed to -14 meters along the quayside of the Container Terminal and because of the latest integrations between global container carriers, the Port of Koper will be directly connected with the Far East by three container lines from January 2015. In the case of the two newly introduced services (2M and Ocean3) […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands-based company Van Oord recently completed the first phase of deepening operations at the Port of Koper increasing water depth of the port’s Container Terminal to 14 m. During the dredging, Van Oord removed approx. 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Group Luka Koper, one of the fastest growing ports in the Adriatic Sea, and Dutch-based company Van Oord have completed the first phase of the Port Koper deepening project. The increased water depth of 14 m at the port’s Container Terminal will allow the berthing of bigger vessels with larger loads, creating new possibilities […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, CMA CGM’s 334-metre long Cendrillon, the longest ship ever entering the Port of Koper, was moored alongside the Container Terminal. Cendrillon is the first in a series of five larger ships that the French container shipping company will include in the existing Phoenician Express service that directly connects Koper with the ports of Far […]

  • 8 April 2011

    Port operator Luka Koper got a EUR 35m 20-year loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) that will be used to finance the expansion… (investslovenia) [mappress] Source: investslovenia, April 8, 2011    

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    During the Minister of Infrastructure Jernej Vrtovec’s recent visit to the Port of Koper, the management board of Luka Koper has introduced the latest info about their ongoing and future infrastructural projects to the minister. The ministerial delegation took an overview, among other things, of the construction of the new garage, the almost completed ro-ro […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Slovenian Government yesterday adopted its port development program for international traffic for the 2016–2020 period, providing investments into the port’s infrastructure in the total amount of appropriately €290 million. Major investments planned by the concessionaire Luka Koper for the 2016–2020 period include an extension of the pier I by 100 meters towards the west […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Japan Research Institute, accompanied by the Head of the Overseas Projects Unit of the Japanese Ministry of Infrastructures and Transports – Mr. Kosuke Fujita, recently visited the four members of the North Adriatic Ports Association (NAPA). During the meetings at the ports of Venice, Trieste, Koper and Rijeka, the delegation wanted to learn more […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, recently completed the first phase of the Port of Koper dredging project. During this deepening program, Van Oord removed approximately 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern part of Basin […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Luka Koper and the Netherlands-based company Van Oord have concluded the contract on deepening the access channel and northern section of Basin I within the Port of Koper harbour area. The contract in the amount of EUR 2.48 million anticipates the seabed dredging along the Container Terminal to 14 metres which will require the removal […]

  • 4 March 2014

    Luka Koper completed the first stage of the Basin I seabed dredging to 13 metres and thereby fulfilled an important commitment to the business partners as well as started to realise the company’s strategic objectives that have been on hold for several years, said Management Board President Gašpar Gašpar Mišič upon yesterday’s arrival of the […]

  • 20 February 2014

    Dredging operations to deepen Basin I at the Port of Koper began on Wednesday, 19th February 2014. This long-awaited project, which will fulfil Luka Koper’s commitment to ship owners, is of crucial importance in the future development of the company through enhancing the port’s competitiveness. Dredging work is being carried out by the Italian company […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Luka Koper’s Management Board President Gašpar Gašpar Mišič today met with His Excellency Mr Zhang Xianyi, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Slovenia, and his colleagues. The Ambassador spent most of the day in Koper, commencing his visit at Koper Municipality where he was received by Mayor Boris Popovič. This was followed by […]

  • 20 December 2013

    Luka Koper has commenced construction of a 6,840 m2 storage area behind berth 7C, at the head of the Pier I Container Terminal of the Port of Koper. This 8,390,000 euro (inclusive of VAT) investment – referred to as Dilatacija (Expansion) 2 and 3 in the project documentation – shall be capable of storing an […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Parliament recently approved the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) budget for investments in the pan-European transport, energy and digital communication networks in 2014-2020 period. Of the 29.3 billion euro total, 23.2 billion euros will be invested in transport infrastructure, i.e. Europe’s TEN-T transport network projects. Members of the European Parliament separately decided upon guidelines […]

  • 17 June 2011

    The Management Board of Luka Koper d.d. was delighted to receive news that at its session held of 16th June, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia endorsed the National Spatial Plan (NSP) for a comprehensive spatial arrangement of the Port of Koper. The NSP is the principal document that will facilitate the port’s development […]

  • 16 April 2010

    The Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the Minister of Transport, Patrick Vlačič, today visited the Port of Koper, where they met with the company’s management. The talks mainly focused on further development of the port and in this context, on the adoption of a national… [mappress] Source:kpv.gov,April 16,2010;

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Luka Koper, Slovenia, has started this year a series of major investments aimed at increasing capacity especially on the Container and at the Car & RO-RO terminal. According to the company, intensive construction works are going on various locations around the port. One of the main projects is the extension of the container terminal quayside. […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Luka Koper has received from the Slovenian Ministry of the environment the official notice that the building permit for the extension of the container terminal quayside is finally legally valid. The building permit was issued for the construction of the quayside 98.5 meters long and 34.4 meters wide and for the construction of a hinterland […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a loan worth approximately EUR 38 million to Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority to improve the seaports’ nautical access and quay infrastructure. According to the Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, Marek Gróbarczyk, this financial support will enable the improvement of the access infrastructure to the port, […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has just completed the €1.7 million worth Luka Koper dredging project. The Slovenian Maritime Administration confirmed this by issuing a provision, which allows the arrival of vessels with a maximum permissible draft of 14.5 meters in the north part of the port’s Basin I. During the project, Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Dravo Costa […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The next phase of the Luka Koper dredging program, which will deepen the port by an additional meter, is currently underway. The Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Dravo Costa Dorada arrived in Koper earlier this week, with the main goal to complete this task. About 66,000 m³ of sea sediments will be removed from the […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has won the next phase of the Koper Port dredging project under which Basin I and the port’s access channel will be deepen to 15 meters by the end of summer. The company has already deployed its dredger “Borr” to the site, starting technically challenging operation under the supporting structure of the quayside, i.e. among the […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last year, with the completion of seabed dredging of the port’s Basin I to 14 meters, Luka Koper is now ready for the next phase of dredging that will deepen the port by an additional meter. In August, Dutch-based contractor Van Oord will utilize its hopper dredger Dravo Costa Dorada to perform the job. About 66,000 m³ of sea sediments […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Koper, Slovenia, has released a tender for the second phase of dredging works in order to deepen the navigable channel and basin in the northern section of the harbor. The tender also includes supply and installation of rubber fenders. Last year, Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord successfully completed the first phase of the works and […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Programme will back with almost €3 million studies on a better connection between the northern Adriatic ports and the main rail and inland waterways networks in the region. The studies will focus on improving the hinterland access of the sea ports of Trieste, Venice (Italy), Koper (Slovenia) and Rijeka (Croatia) and the […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has recently completed the first phase of the Port of Koper dredging project. During this deepening program, Van Oord removed approximately 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern part […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord recently completed the first phase of the Port of Koper dredging project. During this deepening program, Van Oord removed approximately 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern part of Basin I. In addition, a new stacking area of 6.480 m² close […]