Turkish cruise port operator Global Ports Holding has signed a 20-year concession agreement for the operating rights of the Gazenica cruise port in Zadar, Croatia.
The deal was signed between the company’s subsidiary Zadar International Port Operations d.o.o. and the Port Authority of Zadar.
Under the terms of the contract, starting from the fourth quarter of 2018 GPH will manage all of the cruise port operations at Gazenica port over the life of the concession.
The concession includes cruise ship passenger port and terminal services, an international ferry terminal, Ro-Ro services, vehicles and passenger services. It also contains a commercial area of 2,400sqm, with leasable retail and office space.
The cruise ports infrastructure includes a maximum draft of 13m and 1170m of total pier length to accommodate big ships.
Gazenica cruise port is the second new cruise port GPH has signed in 2018, increasing the number of ports the company operates to 17 ports in 9 countries.