Today, in the premises of the Mare Nostrum Association, a first round of negotiations to amend the National collective agreement for seafarers in international navigation was held. At the meeting , the negotiating committee of Mare Nostrum presented a shipping negotiation platform. The negotiating positions of the Seafarers' Union will be delivered within the next week, and the next meeting is scheduled for 10 February 2015.

The negotiations took place in a spirit of social partnership and we hope that the next round of negotiations will be also successfully completed.


European Shipping Week

Brussels 2 – 6 March 2015

European Shipping Week will take place over the course of the week of 2-6 of March 2015 and will feature a variety of events. European Shipping Week is intended to be a platform where policy-makers from the main EU institutions will meet and engage with European shipowners and other stakeholders from the shipping sector. The focus will be on shipping, in all its different aspects.




Government of the Republic of Croatia has accepted the co-finance proposal of Mare Nostrum for trainees boarding ships in 2015.



VIII. Brazilian Seminar on Ballast Water and fourth GLOBALLAST TASK FORCE assembly started today organized by the Brazilian Navy and the International Maritime Organization – IMO within the Brazilian Admiral Paulo Moreira Institute for Marine Studies in Arraial do Cabo. Ms. Maja Markovčić Kostelac participates as the national coordinator of the GLOBALLAST Project for Croatia.

Mrs. Markovčić Kostelac will hold a presentation on the activities related to the management and control of ballast water in Croatia, as well as on various issues regarding the implementation of 2004 International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, and will present BALMAS project focused on strengthening the capacities for implementation of this important and complex scheme on the Adriatic.


Mare Nostrum for the first time on the Board of ECSA

Ms. May Markovčić Kostelac, the director of Mare Nostrum, participates at the meeting of the ECSA Board of Directors, which is being held today (10.10.2014.) in Copenhagen.

Members of the ECSA Board warmly welcomed the inclusion of Mare Nostrum in the bodies of ECSA, and Ms. Markovčić Kostelac expressed gratitude to members of ECSA for accepting Mare Nostrum into their Organization, and expressed the intention of the Organization for active participation in the work of ECSA.

At today's meeting ECSA board adopted the strategic guidelines and program framework for the next five years.

In addition to the board meeting, ECSA organized a seminar on safe and environmentally friendly recycling of ships on 9th October 2014, which sent the clear message about the prompt ratification of 2009 Hong Kong Convention.

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News and events

European Shipping Summit 2023

Europan Shipping Summit was held in Brussels on 19-20 September 2023. Strategic importance of shipping and seafarers for the EU economy and security was emphasized as it transports more than 72% of the EU's external trade and secures the supply of essential goods such as food, energy, pharmaceuticals and raw materials. European shipping represents almost 40% of the global fleet. Important aspects of the green transition in shipping were discussed, such as low and zero carbon shipping, clean fuels, innovative technologies, vessel designs, as well as how adequate ship finance is key for implementation of sustainbility and achieving green transition and climate objectives.


Signed Collective Agreement for seafarers on ships that carry out transportation in liner coastal shipping

On June 29, 2023, in the morning hours in Rijeka, on the premises of Jadrolinija, the Collective Agreement was signed for seafarers on ships that carry out transportation in coastal shipping.

The Vice President of the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Minister of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure Oleg Butković, President of the Jadrolinija Board David Sopta, representatives of the Croatian Shipowners' Association Mare Nostrum, representatives of trade union partners and other esteemed guests were present at the ceremonial signing of the Agreement.

The signatories of the agreement are the Croatian Shipowners Association Mare Nostrum, the Croatian Seamen's Union and the Independent Croatian Passenger Ship Seamen's Union.


118th Session of the Assembly of the Croatian Shipowners' Association Mare Nostrum

On Thursday, May 18, 2023, the 118th session of the Assembly of the Croatian Shipowners' Association Mare Nostrum was held at the premises of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce in Pula.


Meeting about the Supervision of Croatian ships in foreign ports by port state inspectors

The meeting about the Supervision of Croatian ships in foreign ports by port state inspectors was held on April 4, 2023.


Happy Easter!


Croatian Shipowners’ Association Mare Nostrum is a full member of the European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA)

From 1 January 2023, Croatian Shipowners’ Association Mare Nostrum is a full member of the European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA). 


Towards a more sustainable maritime transport: research and innovation for route optimization in Puglia and in Croatia

Is it possible to improve and enhance maritime transport and, at the same time, contribute to reduce emissions in the field of mobility? The pathway towards a more sustainable ferry transportation can now benefit from a new and effective routing tool. This is thanks to the GUTTA project.

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