• Annual maritime throughput reaches 19 million tonnes.
  • Dredging works in Basin 1 are completed, depth is increased to -14 meters, dredging is confinanced within EU project Napadrag.
  • Dredging of entrance channel to Basin is finished (- 15 meters).
  • Luka Koper has been awarded with the ESPO (European Sea Ports Organisation) Award in recognition of its work in creating a sustainable future for the port and its surroundings.
  • The ISCC EU certificate is obtained, which confirms that in Luka Koper d.d can unload and store oil, rapeseed, soya oil, palm biodiesel, bioethanol and used cooking oil, in accordance with the EC Directive on stimulating the use of renewable energy resources.
  • Luka Koper d.d. received the Brand Leader Award for the best port operator and provider of logistic services in South-East Europe. 


  • Annual cargo throughput surpasses 18 million tonnes.
  • For the first time in the history of the Port of Koper, the Container Terminal handled more than 600,000 TEUs.
  • Official inclusion of the Port of Koper in the EU’s Mediterranean and Baltic-Adriatic transport corridors.
  • Extension of Luka Koper‘s registration in the Europe’s Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) until 2016.
  • Introduction of a smart phone and tablet application aimed at clients.


  • The Luka Koper INPO d.o.o. subsidiary commences work to deepen the access channel to Basin I at the Port of Koper.
  • With its 7,908-TEU capacity, the 318-metre long and 43-metre wide Maersk Karlskrona became the largest container vessel ever to call at the Port of Koper.
  • Luka Koper commences publication of sea quality data via its Living With The Port sustainable development website (http://www.zivetispristaniscem.si/).
  • Luka Koper acquires organic food and agricultural commodities certification, which corroborates that the cargos it handles and stores shall maintain their organic attributes and characteristics,
  • Luka Koper becomes finalist for Containerisation International Award for the Living with the port project.


  • Slovenian Government adopts the National Spatial Plan for Koper port.
  • Yearly throughput surpasses 17 million tons.
  • AEO (Authorised Economic Operator) Certificate for port area safety and security is acquired.
  • The Passenger terminal welcomes more than 100.000 passengers in one season.
  • Container throughput in Koper port surpasses 500.000 TEU for the first time.


  • Terminal for alcohols is built.
  • Online publishing of average hourly level of PM10 dust particulate in the port starts (www.zivetispristaniscem.si).
  • Technological environmental and logistics center TOC receives SIST EN ISO/IEC 17025 certificate.
  • We enter the ESPO (European Seaports Organization) compeition for the first time and are ranked among the ESPO 2009 finalists.
  • Rijeka, Croatia joins NAPA association as the 5th member.
  • EMAS environmental management system is acquired.
  • European Commission issues an agreement for cofinancing 2nd phase of renovation and modernization for Koper-Divača railway.


  • The new website www.zivetispristaniscem.si is set up. It offers a wider insight into the Luka Koper sustainable development.
  • Northern Adriatic ports Koper, Trieste, Venice and Ravenna signed establishing agreement of North Adriatic Port Association (NAPA).
  • Four new container post panamax cranes arrived to our port.


  • Luka Koper and the Republic of Slovenia signed the concession agreement, which settled issues related to port activities, management, development and ordinary maintenance of port infrastructure for a period of 35 years.
  • As the first Slovenian private railroad operator the daughter company Adria Transport, LTD, started its operations in Slovenia, Austria and Germany.
  • Cargo throughput surpasses 16 million tons.
  • The investment in the extension of the operative shore of peer number 1 is completed.
  • New collective agreement between the management and the two port unions (representative of employers) is signed. This treaty maintains a long-run balance between economic, social and environmental viewpoints of development orientations of Luka Koper.


  • The daughter company Adria Terminali, d.o.o., which is managing the inland terminal in Sežana, is founded.
  • The first part of the new information system for the operational work and marketing activity (TinO) is implemented.
  • The award to the best ideas arising from the public tender for the complete special planning of the port area is conferred.
  • The Regional representation for the Far East in Malaysia is opened.
  • The foundation stones for the extension of the first Pier for container needs and erection of the new warehouse for cars are set up.
  • The cargo throughput surpasses 15 million tons.


  • The company enters the competition for the most prestigious European Business Excellence Award, and becomes an Excellence Award Finalist.
  • Cargo throughput surpesses 14 million tons.


  • The company receives the European Award for Business Excellence granted by European Foundation for Quality Management.
  • A new container crane was acquired.
  • Luka Koper handled a record total cargo volume of 13 million tons.


  • Luka Koper, d.d. acquires the status of a BIP post (border inspection post) for goods destined for the EU.
  • The Terminal for Coal and Iron Ore was finalised and renamed the European Energy Terminal.
  • The stake in Trieste International Container Terminal spa is sold.


  • The annual volume of handled cargo exceeds 11 million tons.


  • The company receives the Business Excellence Award from the Republic of Slovenia.


  • Intensive construction takes place at Pier II.


  • ISO 14001 environmental certificate is acquired.
  • 30-year concession is obtained for managing the container terminal in the Trieste Port through the daughter company Trieste International Container Terminal spa.


  • Parking garage is constructed, with a capacity of up to 3,350 cars.


  • Livestock terminal is constructed.
  • Waste management centre is set up.


  • ISO 9002 certificate is acquired.
  • Sea monitoring is established and co-operation starts with REMPEC centre in Malta (Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea).


  • Car Terminal is constructed.
  • The company undergoes privatisation and transformation into Luka Koper d. d..


  • Grain silo is constructed.


  • Terminal for Coal and Iron Ore is constructed.


  • Container Terminal is constructed.


  • The first regular container line for the Mediterranean is established.


  • Railway connection between Koper and the hinterland is established.


  • The status of a free-trade zone is acquired.


  • The first transoceanic ship Gorica is moored.


  • The Port of Koper is established.