CROATIAN SHIPOWNERS’ ASSOCIATION

MISSION, VISION AND VALUES

The mission

of the Mare Nostrum association is to maintain and enhance the competitiveness of Croatian shipping on the global and European markets while respecting and promoting a culture of security and protection of the marine environment.

The association achieves this mission by representing the interests of its members in the appropriate bodies at the national, regional, European, and global levels.

The association continuously and persistently cultivates a culture of dialogue both among its members and with the appropriate bodies, other associations, and the scientific and professional public to promote the goals of the association and to increase awareness of the importance of maritime affairs, but especially the shipping industry.

Mare Nostrum advocates the principles of excellence and promotesa quality shipping industry.

Mare Nostrum is the centralplace for discussions on all of the important professional questions in the shipping industry, the co-creator of maritime policy, and the central place for analyzing the future of the shipping industry. Mare Nostrum encourages innovativeness and development, gathering knowledge and providing counsel to its members.

In carrying out its mission, Mare Nostrum cooperates with social partners, other related professional associations, the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, recognized organizations and prominent bodies, maritime schools, other academic institutions, and the university community.

Mare Nostrum represents the interests of its members and promotes solutions to questions of interest to the shipping industry in the Croatian parliament, especially before the committee responsible for that industry, the appropriate ministries, and other institutions.

Mare Nostrum actively participates in the work of the European Shipowners' Association. Through this association it articulates, implements, and protects the interest of its members before European bodies.

Mare Nostrum represents the interest of its members in international maritime organizations and the International Labour Organization.

Vision

Mare Nostrum has been a recognized, reliable and successful representative of the interests of the Croatian shipping industry at the national, European and global levels.

Values

In achieving its vision, and in cooperation with other bodies, institutions and organizations, Mare Nostrum promotes the following fundamental values:

Our work is based on knowledge - we test, investigate, gather, discuss, and get together with the goal of acquiring knowledge, on the basis of which we reach or encourage decision-making.

We are a reliable partner - We respect agreements we have made, we stand behind our word, and we expect the same from our partners and collaborators.

We are efficient in our work - the measure of our success is the achievement of our goals and getting results. We work on long-term goals and we seek long-term solutions but we do not neglect the need to create and implement short-term goals and to create an environment for the solutions of specific questions.

We pledge ourselves to quality in the shipping industry, to the security and protection of the marine environment. We are dedicated to those conditions in the shipping industry that will stimulate quality and security in the shipping industry.

Strategy and Goals

In achieving our mission and vision, Mare Nostrum works in particular on creating satisfactory conditions for the shipping industry, especially in regard to the registration and certification of ships, tax policies, competitive employment conditions, satisfactory financing and insurance conditions, and the reduction of administrative barriers to business.

Our strategic goals are:

  • Enhancing the competitiveness and attractiveness of the Croatian shipping industry in Europe and around the world.
  • Strengthening the association by bringing together all of the relevant factors in the shipping industry.
  • Ensuring the recognisability of the association and its goals.

News and events

Nova novost

22.10.2018

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19.10.2018

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15.10.2018

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20.09.2018

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14.09.2018

Underwater ROS workshop at the BtS confirmed on 2nd of October 2018

Breaking the Surface (BtS) workshop, which brings together a significant part of the marine community will be held from 30 September until 7 October 2018 in Biograd na Moru, Croatia.

13.09.2018

12.09.2018

Nova novost

11.08.2018

Nova novost

11.08.2018

Nova novost

08.08.2018

FIRST HYDROGEN POWER PLANT IN US PORT

Toyota is building what it calls the world's first Megawatt-scale 100% renewable power and hydrogen plant at the US Port of Long Beach.

The Tri-Gen facility will be the first Toyota facility in North America to use 100% renewable power using bio-waste sourced from California agricultural waste to generate water, electricity and hydrogen.

18.07.2018

ECSA welcomes the signature of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)

The EU and Japan yesterday signed the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement during the 25th EU-Japan summit in Tokyo. The European Shipowners welcome the signing of a highly ambitious trade agreement between two of the world's largest economies.

18.07.2018

Nova novost

17.07.2018

ECSA - THE LATEST FROM BRUSSELS

The ECSA secretariat met with ENVI Director Mr. Sadauskas and two of his staff members to discuss the latest state of play of the ship recycling dossier. ECSA presented its paper of estimates on the recycling capacity needed for EU shipowners.

16.07.2018

IBIA Pointers for Problem Fuels: What Should Ship Owners Do?

A significant number of ships have experienced serious operational problems – chiefly sticking/seizing fuel pumps and in some cases filter blockages – after lifting bunker fuels from the US Gulf region since late March and during April/May. Most cases have reportedly been caused by intermediate fuel oils (IFOs) bunkered in the Houston area, though there are indications that similar problems have been caused by fuels bunkered in Panama.

18.06.2018

07.06.2018

Nova novost

21.05.2018

III ADRIATIC MARITIME LAW CONFERENCE GRADO, 24-26 May 2018

LINER SHIPS FOR TRANSPORT OF PASSENGERS IN THE ADRIATIC – IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS ON PROTECTION OF MARINE ENVIRONMENT IN CROATIA

16.05.2018

26.04.2018

19.04.2018
  • HRVATSKA UDRUGA BRODARA
    MARE NOSTRUM
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