ZAGREB, May 18 (Hina) – In 2019, Croatia’s nautical ports generated HRK 918.5 million in income without VAT, up 7.2% on 2018, and HRK 652 million of that was generated by renting moorings, up 5.4%, the national statistical office says.
The highest income was realised in Sibenik-Knin County (HRK 233 million), up 3.5% from 2018.
By flag, the largest number of permanently moored vessels came from Croatia (44.1%), followed by Austria, Germany, Slovenia and Italy.
The largest number of vessels in transit came from Croatia (47.8%), Italy, Germany, Austria and Slovenia (4.1%), which makes up 85.2% of the total number of vessels in transit.
This survey includes 167 nautical ports on the Croatian coast: 78 marinas, 75 anchorages, nine moorings and five boat storages. The total water surface area was 4.4 million m2 and there were 18,179 moorings.