Maritime ports

The Port of Koper is Slovenia’s only international maritime multipurpose port with the shortest route linking the Central and Eastern European countries with the Mediterranean, Mid-East and Asia. The concession contract for the management of the port area was awarded to Luka Koper d.d. in 2008.

About the company Luka Koper, d.d.

  • public limited company listed on the Ljubljana stock exchange,
  • concession granted for the management of the port area until 2043,
  • invests in infrastructure and suprastructure in the port area,
  • National spatial plan for the development of the port adopted in 2011,
  • terminal operator of all 12 specialized terminals in the Port of Koper,
  • 1st largest container terminal in Adriatic,
  • 2nd largest car terminal in Mediterranean,
  • maritime throughput in 2015: 20,7million ton,
  • container throughput in 2015: 790.734 TEU,
  • revenues for 2015: 184 million EUR (estimate: Luka Koper Group),
  • 1,000 employees in the Luka Koper Group.

The port in numbers

  • 280 ha of port area,
  • 12 specialized terminals:
    • Container Terminal
    • Car Terminal and Ro-Ro Terminal
    • General cargo Terminal
    • Fruit Terminal
    • Timber Terminal
    • Terminal for minerals
    • Terminal for cereals and fodder
    • Alumina Terminal
    • European Energy Terminal
    • Liquid Cargoes Terminal
    • Livestock Terminal
    • Passenger Terminal
  • 3.4 km of operative quays,
  • 26 berths,
  • max berth depth -18m,
  • 30 km of railway tracks serving and connecting all terminals,
  • most environmentally friendly port in Europe (ESPO award 2014).

Direct services from Far East

  • 2M alliance, Maersk Line + MSC (Koper as 1st port of call)
  • Ocean3 alliance, CMA-CGM, CSCL, UASC (Koper as first and last port of call)
  • CKYHE Alliance, COSCON, “K”Line, Yang Ming, Hanjin and Evergreen Line + MOL

Port web-page: https://luka-kp.si/eng/
Detailed throughput statistics: https://luka-kp.si/eng/311



Maritime throughput in tonnes
TOTAL
2014
2015
General cargo
1,643,552
1,475,076
Containers
6,760,204
7,741,976
Cars
763,621
902,168
Dry bulk cargo
6,724,354
7,295,426
Liquid bulk cargo
3,073,620
3,297,225
Total
18,965,351
20,711,872


Airports

Slovenia is a country located between the Alps, the Mediterranean and the Pannonian Plain. There are 3 international airports: Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Maribor Edvard Rusjan Airport and Portorož Airport. The strategic location of Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport facilitates landing in the centre of Slovenia, only a few kilometres from the capital city Ljubljana.

The main goal in the field of civil aviation is to continue the development of civil aviation and actively participate in the international community in order to achieve safe, secure, reliable and sustainable development of civil aviation. Along the primary goal – providing safety in civil aviation – Slovenia has various priorities in civil aviation such us development of infrastructure, intense connection with the economy, especially tourism, and integration in the transport network of the Slovenia in order to achieve the objective of inter-modality and its positive consequences.

3 international airports: Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Maribor Edvard Rusjan Airport and Portorož Airport.

  • Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport
    Web-page: http://www.lju-airport.si/en/Main

    Year
    Passengers
    Cargo (tones)
    2005
    1.218.896
    11.560
    2006
    1.334.355
    15.309
    2007
    1.524.028
    21.717
    2008
    1.673.050
    17.188
    2009
    1.433.855
    14.333
    2010
    1.388.651
    17.310
    2011
    1.369.485
    19.659
    2012
    1.198.911
    17.031
    2013
    1.287.393
    17.350
    2014
    1.338.619
    18.983
    2015
    1.464.579
    18.852

  • Maribor Edvard Rusjan Airport
    Web-page: http://www.maribor-airport.si/en/Home.aspx

    Year
    Passengers
    Cargo (kg)
    2005
    1.7439
    641.201
    2006
    1.2415
    37.695
    2007
    33.204
    2551
    2008
    18.427
    28.395
    2009
    5.129
    157.637
    2010
    20.660
    339.920
    2011
    4.965
    112.559
    2012
    3.934
    0
    2013
    13.954
    63.497
    2014
    17.572
    86.665
    2015
    24.888
    183.346

  • Portorož Airport
    Web-page: http://www.lju-airport.si/en/Main

    Year
    Passengers
    Cargo
    2005
    12.903
    0
    2006
    13.066
    0
    2007
    13.999
    0
    2008
    12.927
    0
    2009
    17.784
    0
    2010
    16.446
    0
    2011
    23.262
    0
    2012
    22.532
    0
    2013
    25.932
    0
    2014
    20.923
    0
    2015
    22.975
    0

Adria Airways

Adria Airways has a wealth of experience spanning over fifty years in scheduled and charter services. It connects Slovenia to numerous European cities, and offers connections to Southeast Europe. As a Star Alliance member, it provides access to a global network of flights to 193 countries.

The Adria Airways summer timetable 2016, which is valid from 27 March 2016, includes 157 scheduled flights each week from Ljubljana to Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Podgorica, Prague, Pristina, Sarajevo, Skopje, Tirana, Vienna, Warsaw and Zürich. Most of charter flights connect Slovenia to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean.

Web-page: https://www.adria.si/en/?SaveCountry=1

Contrailer trains

Contrailer trains – accompanied combined transport. SŽ-Tovorni promet trains can carry road vehicles 2.5 m or 2.6 m wide, and 4 m high, on special low-floor wagons. Trucks are loaded and unloaded via a special movable loading-unloading ramp from the forehead of a train. The so-called piggyback trains currently run only between Tezno Maribor - Wels CCT and vice versa.

Container trains

SŽ-Tovorni promet co. (rail freight operator) offers its customers comprehensive logistics services. We provide fast and reliable transport of consignments of combined transport not only by rail, but also to the end user, as well as additional services (customs formalities, handling, inspection, repair of containers, storage) at our container terminals in Ljubljana, Celje and Maribor. We offer high-quality transport services at competitive prices on the whole route, transport planning, advice on safety and loading the cargo and the transport of cargo. The current network of international combined transport trains including the network of SŽ:

  • to/from Austria:
    • Koper – Salzburg
    • Maribor – Wels (piggy back)
  • to/from Czech Republic:
    • Koper – Vratimov,
    • Koper - Dobra u Frydku Mistku
  • to/from Hungary:
    • Koper - Ljubljana,
    • Ljubljana - Budapest
  • to/from Germany:
    • Ljubljana (Containet terminal/Rail Port Ljubljana) – Duisburg,
    • Ljubljana (Containet terminal/Rail Port Ljubljana) – Munich
  • to/from Slovakia:
    • Koper – Žilina,
    • Koper - Bratislava,
    • Koper - Dunajska Streda
  • Direction to Russia over Slovakia:

Ferneti/Sežana (state border Slovenia/Italy – Dobra Čierna nad Tisou (state border Slovakia/Ukraine)

Logistics centers

The central logistics center of SŽ-Tovorni promet is Rail Port Ljubljana, situated in Slovenia’s capital, on the crossroads of two European freight corridors namely: Baltic-Adriatic (ex RFC5) and Mediteranean (ex RFC6).

It consists of:

  • central marshalling yard in Slovenia with the handling capacity of 4,000 wagons/day, direct train formation for Corridor X and Corridor V, repair workshop, wagon cleaning facilities and locomotive depot and maintenance facilities
  • Intermodal terminal with 4 tracks @ 500 m, an area of 100,000 m2, a Ro-La (contrailer) terminal, a container depot for 2,500 TEU, a handling capacity 700 TEU/day, and a repair shop
  • Warehouse customs office and warehouse in the vicinity of the largest shopping center area in Slovenia
  • intermodalni logistični center v Ljubljani (http://logisticni-center.si/)
  • logistični center Aerodrom Ljubljana http://www.lju-airport.si/en/cargo/aircargo-center/
  • poštni logistični center Maribor http://www.posta.si/postna-celina/555/POSTNI-LOGISTICNI-CENTER-MARIBOR?nodeid=534
  • Luka Koper https://luka-kp.si/slo/

Transport and logistics business associations

Slovensko logistično združenje (http://www.slz.si/)

Gospodarska zbornica Slovenije – Sekcija špediterjev in skladiščnikov (https://www.gzs.si/zdruzenje_za_promet/vsebina/Sekcija-%C5%A1pediterjev-in-skladi%C5%A1%C4%8Dnikov)

Additional information is available on web-pages.

Railway transport

The state railway is SŽ-Tovorni promet, d.o.o., which is 100 % owned by Slovenske železnice, d.o.o. (www.slo-zeleznice.si). It has a dominant share on Slovenia’s market. It is expanding its scope to other countries, and already implements transports with its own production in Austria.



SŽ-Tovorni promet goods transported

SŽ-Tovorni promet types of transport in 2015:

  • Conventional transport: 74 %
  • Combined transport: 25,9 %
  • Door-to-door small parcels delivery: 0,1 %

Road transport

Road transport of goods is very important and contributes for about 3% of GDP. Road cargo carriers carried out almost 90% of its services abroad. They are operated through 5300 companies which are issued with a Community license.

Road cargo carriers are grouped under the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce (https://www.gzs.si/) and The Chamber of Craft and Small Business of Slovenia (https://www.ozs.si/).

At the above mentioned links one can obtain information about all the major road cargo carriers.

Border crossing

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Railway border crossings on the main railway lines are:

  • to/from Austria:
    • Jesenice
    • Spielfeld
  • to/from Hungary:
    • Hodoš
  • to/from Italy:
    • Sežana,
  • to/from Croatia:
    • Dobova

Ministry of transport of the country

Ministry of Infrastructure, Langusova 4, 1000 Ljubljana
WWW.MZI.GOV.SI