Jadroplov Ltd. - Split, Croatia International Maritime Transport
Jadroplov shipping company from Split was founded on January 20, 1947. After transformation of the socially owned companies in 1993 it became a joint stock company.
Following the successful company’s business reorganization and its improved approach to the management of expenses at all levels as well as fairly favourable conditions in the world maritime market, Jadroplov has brought an end to the negative business results it has seen over many years and has noted excellent business results for what is now the eighth year in a row. The increase in freight rates has been accompanied by a corresponding increase in the value of available ships. The primary driving force behind that positive trend in the demand for available ship space are the countries of the Far East, with China at the forefront, with an enormous increase in traffic at all of its ports.
Jadroplov’s primary activities are the international maritime transport of goods with its own tramp ships, managing crews and technical maintenance of ships. In its training centre Jadroplov ensure training facilities for its own and external seafarers enabling them to obtain various certificates and pass mandatory safety courses. Aside from that Jadroplov also engages travel agency activities.
Jadroplov today has 50 shore based employees (all of whom work in the Head office located in Split, Croatia), 350 seafarers and a fleet of eight (8) ships, bulk carriers of 42.500 dwt to 52.100 dwt, all cargo gear equipped, with total carrying capacity of 378.107 dwt. The average age of these ships is 9,0 years.
Within the ownership structure, the Croatian Privatization Fund has a majority stake of 72,69 percent in Jadroplov and the remaining shares are owned by legal entities and private individuals respectively. The company’s shares are traded on the Zagreb Stock Exchange. The future Jadroplov’s privatization should ensure the continuity in business, at the same time protecting the interests of all of Jadroplov’s employees.
It is Jadroplov’s commitment to meet and satisfy the needs and expectations of its clients.
Only the best have managed to survive in the discriminating shipping market and Jadroplov has managed to be among them for more than 65 years. The knowledge and many years of experience of the seafarers, the high level of services (including particular emphasis in marine safety, safe working practices and the protection of the marine environment) provided to the largest world ship charterers are the formula for success and a guarantee for the future of Jadroplov.
In year 1999., pursuant to SOLAS Convention requirements, Jadroplov established Safety Management and Environment Protection System (ISM) and in year 2010. this Management System has been updated to comply with ISO 9001:2008 norms requirements.
In fact, on April 22nd, 2010. Bureau Veritas and Croatian Register of Shipping granted certification to Jadroplov confirming that the Management System of Jadroplov has been audited and found to be in accordance with the requirements of the management system standard ISO 9001:2008. Subject certification covers ship management for bulk carriers and container vessels plus training of seafarers.