The Port of Ploce is a multifunctional port used for transhipment of almost all kinds of goods circulating in the international sea transport.
Transhipment, storage and other related services are conducted on the terminals used for: general cargo, bulk cargo, liquid cargo, grain cargo, containers, and alumina and petcocks.
An integral part of the port is the port of Metkovic which is located 20 km upstream on the river Neretva. It is specialised for transhipment of cement (silo), cinder, and granulized stone.
Total, annual transhipment capacity of the port of Ploce is estimated to more than 5 million tonnes of general and bulk cargo (excluding terminals that are currently being built), while the total storage capacity for liquid cargo is around 600 000 tones. The terminals are arranged on 7 operative shores in Ploce with a draught up to 14 m and they can accept ships up to the size of Panamax ships. Terminals are directly connected with the gravitational hinterland by railroad which spread over the whole operative lenght.