• As part of the expansion and modernization of the Port of Ploče, Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor opened the new container terminal worth EUR 34 million (first phase). Its capacity is, in the first phase,60,000 container units and extends to nearly four hectares. The second and third stage of construction is planned, after which the terminal will extend to 23 hectares, with an annual capacity of half a million container units. The construction of the container terminal is part of the development program in the Port of Ploče, as part of the Trade and Transport Integration Project. The goal of the project is to increase the capacity, efficiency and quality of the services of the Port of Ploče and to improve the competitiveness of the Corridor Vc, given that Ploče’s port is the starting and ending point of the Corridor. So far, EUR 44.2 million has been invested in the project, of which EUR 15 million is from the state budget.