AUTHORITY Harbour Master, Capt. Milivoj Maricic, Liburnska 8, Tel: +385 23 254882, Fax: +385 23 250235, Telex: 27163.
PFSO Capt. Ivica Gerlanc, Tel: +385 23 250293, Fax: +385 23 250666, Mobile: +385 98 9781433.
APPROACH OLD PORT: Well sheltered harbour, easy access, with 7.01 m depth at entrance, which is 70 m wide between Zadar Peninsula and the breakwater.
GAZENICA COMMERCIAL PORT: 2,5 miles S of Zadar. A 5 cable long and 80 m wide approach channel leads from Zadarski Kanal to the berths in Gazenica deep water port. A light buoy moored 5 cables SE of Point Kolovare marks the N side of the channel. On its S side, 7 cables SSE of Point Kolovare, lies an unmarked rock with a depth of 8.2 m (27') over it.
ANCHORAGE About 0,5 mile. 245° from green port light on the North part of Zadar peninsula, depth 27-37 m. Separate anchorage for tankers carrying dangerous cargo in area limited by points:
a) 44°07'2 N - 15°09'4 E; b) 44°07'8 N - 15°10'4 E; c) 44°08'6 N - 15°09'4 E; d) 44°08'0 N - 15°08'4 E
PORT PILOTAGE compulsory for all vessels over 500 GT (yachts over 1000 GT). Pilot board approaching vessels at anchorage, about 5 cables W of the green light at the W entrance point to Zadar old port, or at the separate anchorage for tankers carrying dangerous cargo. Pilot VHF channel 12.
COASTAL PILOTAGE is compulsory for tankers carrying dangerous liquid chemicals and gas. When calling Zadar, coastal pilot boards/leaves the vessel at the following position: 44°23'3 N - 14°34'5 E (near Grujica lighthouse). The ship's agent must advise the Harbour Master in due time regarding the ETA as well as the ETS. In this respect it is requested 24-hours ETA at pilot position, then corrected ETA 12 hours before vessel's arrival at pilot position.
RADIO Rijeka call sign 9AR, Split 9AS. VHF channels 16 and 10.
TIDES/CURRENTS/WINDS The tide is mainly diurnal and rises up to 0.65 m (2'); however, the water level is much affected by weather conditions. During February-April the sea level may fall 0.5 m below normal. Currents are negligible. When entering the new basin at Gazenica, S and NW winds could affect navigation.
ACCOMMOD The harbour consist of two parts: the old port with 969 m of wharfage and 10 moorings, mainly used by coastal and passenger vessels of 6.7 m Max d and the new Gazenica basin with four piers: General cargo pier with 7 m Max d (fore), and 8 m Max d (aft). Grain pier 11.6 m Max d for discharging mostly soya beans. New multi-purpose dry cargo pier, 144 m long, 8.5 m depth, mostly for handling wood and the multi-purpose tanker berth with 9.7 m Max d (fore) and 10.5 m Max d (aft).
STORAGE Open storage of 200.000 m2, warehousing of 31.500 m2 and refrigerated storage for fruit only of 3.500 m2, tanks for various liquids abt. (vegetable oils 25.000 m3, fuel oil 20.000 m3, derivatives 5.000 m3, chemicals 12.000 m3), spheres for VMC 9.000 m3.
CRANES Automobile cranes of 100 t, 2x32 t, 9 t and 7 t cap available.
WATER Available at the rate of 10-15 CBM/hour.
BULK Terminal for discharge of soya beans, 11.6 m depth, also used for handling grain, equipped with elevator 150 t.p.h. capacity. Storage capacity 80.000 mt. At the same berth tanker discharging vegetable oils can berth with Max 11,5 m draft.
TANKER One berth at Gazenica, 8.7 m d (fore) and 10.7 m d (aft) for tankers up to 200 m long for handling crude oil, liquid fuels, various chemicals and vegetable oils. Tanker terminal is equipped with 6" and 8'' connections, discharging rate 150-750 t.p.h.
LIQ_GAS One berth available at Gazenica with storage space of 9.000 m3. Equipped with three 4" fast connections for VCM and 4" flexible hose ASA300 vapour return line connections, discharging rate 250-300 t.p.h.
SLOP disposalnot available. Ballast facilities not available.
GARBAGE collected as often as required by special trucks operated by public enterprise.
OFFSHORE FACILITIES The Gazenica basin is the main Croatian base for offshore drilling operations in the Adriatic.
BUNKERS Not available.
PROVISION ISSA members available.
REPAIR Ordinary repair could be carried out at shipyard Nauta Lamjana at Kali at Ugljan Island opposite to Zadar (Fax +385 23 281051). Diver available. Minor repairs can be effected by local workshops.
TOWAGE One tug stationed at Zadar Gazenica port (1.472 kW). Additional tug available from Rijeka (1.595 kW) with 10 h advance notice.
IMPORTS-EXPORTS Imports: soya beans, liquefied gas, various bulk liquid chemicals, softwood, pulpwood, raw jute, bananas. Exports: softwood, hardwood, logs, PVC, petrochemical products, maize.
MEDICAL All kinds of services available.
AIRPORT 13 km from Zadar, daily flights to Zagreb International Airport.
WORKING HOURS Monday to Friday 07:00-14:00, 15:00-22:00. Saturday overtime rates apply.
STEVEDORES Port of Zadar, Biogradska bb, 23000 Zadar, Tel: +385 23 341048 & 342510, Fax: +385 23 342630, Telex: 27172.