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Thursday 14 November 2019 | 09:49:17 | Published in News

This week the shipment of 3 more vessels to international aquaculture sector will take place delivering one hybrid vessel from Šibenik and two monohull vessels from Kaštela.

Presently, the company CroNoMar is in final phase of negotiation process between Norwegian partners and Croatian producers for delivery of more monohulls, and catamaran to be used as workboats, service vessels and fishing vessels. Concluding negotiations will mean continuing the successful cooperation started many years ago. All vessels have improvements compared to the previous one and each vessel that has been exported is a learning process. In 2019 there has been built/delivered both a fishing vessel and the first two catamarans with hybrid propulsion solutions. Following the expected satisfaction from the foreign partner with delivered product and its quality, the Croatian producer gets opportunity for multi-year production both for the Norwegian and other international aquaculture markets. New contracts will lead to a significant increase in orders that has directly resulted with positioning Croatian maritime production internationally.

The entire project of building working boats in Croatia for the international aquaculture market began in 2010 through the mediation of the company CroNoMar. The main objective of CroNoMar is to connect Croatian and Norwegian companies in the Marine/Maritime sector and to strength the export potential of Croatian producers.

The contracts realized through mediation of CroNoMar, present on the best way the potential of Croatian companies at the world aquaculture market, but in the same time they are proof of competitiveness of Croatian product or service of higher added value with the guarantee of quality.

Successful conclusion of the negotiated contracts is a prerequisite for economic growth which is then followed by further production growth, new investment and additional well-paid jobs.

The largest success of all partners involved in these projects are more than 130 vessels delivered to international aquaculture sector in 10 years period with export value of more than 140 mill EUR.

In 2020 the plan is to continue with “full speed ahead” finalizing more contracts and creating even more success.

To all partners: Moen Marin, CroNoMar, Iskra, Oštro and Tehnomont, and mostly to all the workers and entire teams because without them nothing of this would become a reality

Thank you all for great work/tusen takk for flott arbeid/hvala svima na odličnom radu!!

Izvor/Source: CroNoMar, Autor: A.Z.

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  • Gordan Polonijo, Technical supervisor
    Gordan Polonijo, Technical supervisor

    M: +385 91 214 00 28


    Technical supervisor in CroNoMar, Croatian. MSc in Mechanical engineering - Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture Zagreb, 17 years of experience in shipbuilding on various new building such as Cutter suction dredger, Jack Up platform, Chemical tankers, Livestock carrier, Car Carrier, Fisherman vessel, Bulk carrier, LPG tanks, Cable layer, Suction Hopper dredger, etc. In Uljanik Shipyard I was Head of QA/QC dept. I’m also playing a role as a member of Board of the director in Croatian society of Nondestructive testing HDKBR.

  • Malvin Villabø, CEO
    Malvin Villabø, CEO

    P: +47 92066640


    CEO of CroNoMar, Norwegian. 19 years of experience in management of innovation company in Norway. 20 years of experience as researcher and manager in MARINTEK - The Norwegian Marine Research Institute. 2 years in Shipping. MSc in Automation Engineering.

  • Ana Zajc - Senior Project Consultant
    Ana Zajc - Senior Project Consultant

    M: +385 91 124 00 22


    Senior Project Consultant in CroNoMar, Croatian. Educated in Economics and Criminology science. Certified for implementation of EU projects. 10 years of experience on development projects as senior consultant, 4 years of experience as technical director of Tino d.o.o. (export, transport, construction company), 6 years of experience as office manager of Trimag d.o.o. (marketing, tourism, architecture).

  • Željko Ninić, Senior Project Consultant
    Željko Ninić, Senior Project Consultant

    M: +385 91 214 00 25


    Senior Project Consultant in CroNoMar, Croatian. MSc in Mec - Faculty of Naval Architecture and Mechanical Engineering Zagreb, started engineering career from a workshop floor (CAD/CAM machining) in duration of 2 years, next 5 years as a product designer in R&D department (healthcare industry), 11 years of experience in project management (water supply and waste water engineering, marina installations and HVAC).

  • Zdenko Jerković, Technical supervisor
    Zdenko Jerković, Technical supervisor

    Present location – Pula
    M: +385 91 214 0024


    Technical supervisor in CroNoMar, Croatian. MSc in Naval Architecture - Faculty of Naval Architecture and Mechanical Engineering Zagreb, 22 years of experience in ship building,ship repair and off-shore from construction engineer position through the positions of project engineer, project manager, Seling dpt. manager, site manager, surveyor and consultant. Employments in companies Brodosplit, Vulkan, Brodoremont Vranjic, Viktor Lenac, RLE,ZIT, Adria-mar, TE Marin and on a contract base for foreign companies TTS, Songa offshore, Willtech…

  • Marko Kelava, Technical supervisor
    Marko Kelava, Technical supervisor

    Present position - Šibenik
    M: +385 91 214 00 26


    Technical supervisor in CroNoMar in CroNoMar, Croatian. Bsc in Naval Architecture – Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture Split, 11 years experience in ship building and ship repair trough the positions of Surveyor, Head of Assembly workshop, Project manager and Head of New building department. previous employee of Brodotrogir d.d., R.L.E. t.p., Solinbrodogradnja d.o.o. - Shipyard Vranjic.

  • Dalibor Varnica, Technical supervisor
    Dalibor Varnica, Technical supervisor

    M: +385 91 214 00 27


    Technical supervisor in CroNoMar, Croatian. BSc in Mechanical engineering – University of Split- Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture. More than 20 years of experience in shipbuilding on various new building such as Frigo ship, Bulk carriers, Juice carrier, Heavy lifters, Ro Pax ferry, Yacht, Polar cruisers, Military patrol vessels and off shore projects through the positions of foreman, Workshop engineer, Workshop manager, Assembly manager, Ship manager and PM assistant, Head of preassembly and outfitting workshop and Project manager. All within the Brodosplit shipyard.

  • Zdenka Stošić, Administrative referent
    Zdenka Stošić, Administrative referent

    M: +385 91 124 00 21


    Administrative referent in CroNoMar, Faculty of Economy, 4 years of experience as sales manager in Plodine - managing and monitoring  sales, employment management, 4 years of experience as sales manager in Jolly - managing sales and assortment, 2 years of experience as accounting administrator – calculations, P&L account, 5 years of experience as external co operant in Prva stambena štedionica, Zagrebačka banka d.d. – Loans, savings, insurances, collaterals.