Port of Ploče has been registered as a joint stock company for services in maritime traffic, port services, warehousing of goods and freight forwarding. Its activities are:

  • Berthing and unloading of ships, yachts, ferries and all other vessels.
  • Loading, unloading and transshipment of goods.
  • Storage and transport of goods and other materials
  • Passenger transfer (ferry)
  • Other economic activities
TARIFF of port services


The Port of Ploče has a total of seven terminals that provide professional service in maritime traffic, port services, warehousing and freight forwarding. It is categorized as a port of universal use and serves for the transshipment of almost all kinds of cargoes that occur in international maritime traffic.

The total annual transshipment capacity of the port is estimated at 4.8 million tons of bulk and general cargo. The capacity of container traffic is estimated at 60,000 TEU per year.
Six of the seven operational piers in the port have a draft of 14 m (the new terminal has a draft of 18 m) allowing the port to accept vessels the size of Panamax ships, while the railway tracks stretching along the operating piers directly connect the harbor to the hinterland. All piers have handy storage facilities. There are two silos in the port: one for grain and the other for alumina.

thousand tonnes of general cargo
thousand tonnes of grain cargo
thousand tonnes of liquid cargo


The port has had a 70 year old tradition of steady and uninterrupted / succesful business, even during the war from 1991 to 1995, when the port worked at five to ten percent of its capacity.

The best indicators of the port´s success are the statistics and official figures which confirm, year by year, the leading position that Luka Ploče d.d. have:

5.142 million tons in 2008 holds the record for traffic in the Port.

In the structure of the port, the prevailing cargo is bulk cargo, primarily coal.

Over the past 20 years, an average of 450 ships per year have been accepted by the Port of Ploče.

35,124 TEU in 2008 holds the record for container count in the port.