Port of Rijeka

Published: Thursday 22 October 2015

Posted by: Administrator

 Latitude: 45° 19' N
 Longitude: 14° 26' E
 Admiralty Chart: 1996
 Admiralty Pilot: 47
 Time Zone: GMT + 1 h
 Locode: HR RJK
Incorporating Susak and Bakar.
AUTHORITY Harbour Master: Capt. Igor Ziganto, Tel: +385 51 214031, Fax: +385 51 211660, VHF 10.
Rijeka Port (Traffic) Control: VHF 09 (MMSI - 002383500), Tel. +385 51 333600, Fax: +385 51 331295.
APPROACH Well sheltered harbour, anchorage outside good and safe. Breakwaters 1.754 and 420 m. Width of entrance 270 m, width of entrance to Susak Basin 43 m. Depth at entrance 40 m, in mid-harbour 20 to 28 m, at quays 6 to 10 m. Bay of Bakar, 4.700 m long, 700 m wide, average depth 26 m, at entrance 44 m. Entrance to Bay of Bakar is 400 m wide. Max tidal range is 1,2 m.
ANCHORAGE Depth 30-50 m, muddy bottom. However, during NNE gales (in winter) a vessel could be forced to leave anchorage and seek shelter under the lee of the nearby island Krk.
Cargo vessels with non-dangerous cargo may anchor in an area limited by:
W anchorage:
a) 45° 20,0' N; 14° 22,7' E b) 45° 19,5' N; 14° 24,6' E c) 45° 17,1' N; 14° 21,3' E d) 45° 17,5' N; 14° 20,0' E
E anchorage:
a) 45° 19,3' N; 14° 25,3' E b) 45° 18,4' N; 14° 28,5' E c) 45° 15,1' N; 14° 27,1' E d) 45° 16,4' N; 14° 23,2' E
Tankers and vessel carrying dangerous cargo may anchor inside the following area:
a) 45° 17,8' N; 14° 28,2' E b) 45° 16,2' N; 14° 31,9' E c) 45° 14,2' N; 14° 29,4' E d) 45° 15,1' N; 14° 27,1' E
PILOTAGE 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.
WEATHER Prevailing winds SE and NE.
ACCOMMOD Accommodation for 35 ocean-going vessels and a number of smaller coasters. Harbour comprises four basins: Rijekaport basin, 2.545 m wharfage, 5 m to 12.80 m depth, for general cargo, phosphates, grain and cereals, ore etc. and includes on its eastern part several berths exclusively for small passenger vessels and on its western part the petrol port for coastal tankers; Susakport basin, 2.400 m wharfage, 5,5 m to 12 m depth, for timber, general cargo, containers, ore, etc; Bakar port basin, average depth 26 m, a bulk cargo terminal for discharging iron ore, bauxite and coal, also one berth for discharging general cargo and loading vehicles, and oil refinery terminal for loading refined products; Rasa port basin, consisting of Brsica timber terminal, 164 m long wharfage, 10 m depth; Urinjtanker terminal for discharging crude oil and loading virgin naphtha.
Length of rail track 20 km. Electric lights for night work. Rail connections with Central Europe, Italy and the Balkan Peninsula.
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.
AIRPORT Rijeka Airport, on the Island of Krk 28 km from Rijeka, Zagreb – 190 km.
WORKING HOURS Monday to Friday 06:30-14:30, 14:30-22:30. Overtime 22:30-06:30 usually arrangable. Timber operations normally during first shift only, 06:30-14:30. Saturday and Sunday overtime.
STEVEDORES Port of Rijeka, Riva 1, 51000 Rijeka, Tel: +385 51 214113, Fax: +385 51 211202, Tlx: 24165 zlpri rh.
SURVEYOR Lloyd's Register, Bureau Veritas, American Bureau, Register of Shipping of USSR, Croatian Register 
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