Personal Data on Jadrolinija - Croatia
Jadrolinija is Croatia’s largest liner shipping company for the maritime transport of passengers and vehicles, with a hundred year long tradition.
The Company was founded on 20th January 1947 in Rijeka as a successor of various mergers of small-sized shipowners having taken place since 1872. The basic purpose of Jadrolinija is to connect major centres along the Croatian coast as well as numerous islands with the mainland. The carriage of passengers and vehicles is of seasonal character and closely related to the travel and tourism industry.
There are 3 spacious car – ferries: Marko Polo, Dubrovnik and Zadar operating on the international lines towards Italy (Ancona and Bari).
34 smaller car-ferries, 3 classic passenger ships and 10 catamarans sail on the regular local car- ferry and ship lines in the Adriatic, divided into 3 districts: Rijeka, Zadar & Šibenik and Split & Dubrovnik.
Jadrolinija has rendered booking and ticketing possible for its guests at their own place of residence, as its sales network comprehend all the tourists generating countries: Italy, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Poland, Great Britain, France, Belgium and Australia. Besides at the agencies, all the relevant information may be obtained via internet
www.jadrolinija.hr as well.
There were 11,4 milion passengers and 2,8 milion vehicles carried on board Jadrolinija’ s 50 ships (3 large passenger ferries in international services, 34 ferries in local passenger services, 10 catamarans and 3 conventional ships).
Based on the last year data there are 600 departures daily envisaged for the next summer, with 24 hour – service to be provided on most frequent routes.