Internal order, the movement and loitering of individuals, as well as vehicle and vessel traffic in all areas under the administration of Luka Koper d.d. (hereinafter Luka Koper) are regulated by the Rules on Internal Order at Luka Koper (effective as of 15.4.2011). Security at the Port of Koper is provided by Luka Koper specialist services and state authorities of the Republic of Slovenia.
A security system is established for the Port of Koper (port zone) and other areas under the administration of Luka Koper. This system encompasses:
The security systems are installed and used in compliance with statutory provisions valid in the Republic of Slovenia.
By way of Decree No. 0610-17/2010/2, issued by the Slovenian Maritime Administration on 28th June 2010, Mr Boris Kankaraš, was appointed Port Facility Security Officer, responsible for the implementation of security measures at the Port of Koper.
Tel. +386 (0)5 66 56 786 (8.00 – 16.00)
+386 (0)5 66 56 950 (24 hours)
Fax: +386 (0)5 63 95 011
Entrance to and movement within the Port of Koper is only allowed to those with a valid personal ID document and a valid permit issued by the General Security and Maritime Protection Service.
Permits shall be issued upon a written request made using the prescribed, correctly completed and endorsed form. The applicant, or the person responsible, shall guarantee the accuracy and veracity of information entered in the form. The request for the permit must be submitted at least two (2) days prior to the effective date of the permit.
Individuals with firearms are liable to inform the security service as to any such possession. The service shall either allow their entrance or request the deposit of firearms.
The use of open flame within the port zone or premises of Luka Koper is only allowed with the permit issued by the fire department of the General Security and Maritime Protection Service.
If anyone notices an immediate fire hazard, explosion or other type of accident, they should eliminate the hazard or extinguish the fire, if such can be done without causing harm to themselves or others. In the event of fire or other accident, notify the operator at the security service monitoring centre: Tel. +386 (0)5 66 56 950.
Luka Koper has also elaborated a Fire Safety Order.
Any person performing works or present in the Port of Koper area shall be obliged to provide health and safety at work to the employees and any othe person present in the Port of Koper area. The Rules on providing health and safety at work in the Port of Koper shall apply to any person present in the Port of Koper area.
Persons performing works in the Port of Koper shall be obliged to be in possess of the Statement on the safety jointly with the risk assessment. Medical examination, professional qualifications, wearing of personal protective equipment must be provided to their employees. The working equipment and facilities shall have to be safe to use, provided with required certificates and regularly checked. The registered vehicles must have valid registration; vehicles for internal transport must be checked pursuant to the regulations related to the health and safety at work.
Luka Koper. shall have the right to check at any time the proofs on health and safety at work.
The Surveillance and Security Department must be informed about any emergency (injury at work, material damage, fire and similar) on phone +386 5 665 69 50, the notification about a serious injury must be communicated to the Labour Inspection.
The security service, together with the national authorities, implements protective measures to prevent terrorist actions. These measures are based on the Port of Koper Security Plan, which complies with the requirements established by the Solas Convention, ISPS Code and Regulation of the European Parliament and Council of Europe on increased protection of vessels and ports. Compliance is presented in the Declaration on Conformity of the Port Facility.
The Port of Koper harbour is the area of sea defined by the co-ordinates in the Decree (see Official Gazette of RS No. 71/2008); it encompasses the following:
Entry to the port is only permitted to cargo vessels, passenger vessels and naval vessels upon the previous notification of the Slovenian Maritime Administration (hereinafter URSP). Other vessels can only enter the port with a permit issued by Luka Koper's Service for Co-ordination of Operations and Maritime Activity, upon the prior consent of the URSP.
The provisions of the above paragraph shall not apply to vessels operated by state authorities or the armed forces of the Republic of Slovenia , nor shall they apply to tugs and various other craft providing port services (tugs, pilot launches, dredgers as well as other vessels used for inspection, waste removal, facility maintenance, navigation and safety).
Vessels shall be moored at designated berths, except when otherwise determined due to operational requirements or safety.
Any action which may threaten the safety of people or property, pollute the environment, impede maritime safety or cause damage to the quayside, machinery or facilities, is prohibited.
Further to this, any action contrary to the prescribed order within the Port ofKoper, or the territorial waters of the Republic of Slovenia, is also prohibited.
Both the URSP and Luka Koper’s General Security and the Maritime Protection Service, which is competent in the field of safety, security, operational co-ordination and maritime safety at the Port of Koper, must be notified in advance - and give their consent – in relation to any activities which are to take place within the harbour area.
In the event of the entry of an unauthorised vessel or other unauthorised activities in the harbour area, the security service shall implement measures compliant with their mandate, and inform the competent state authorities thereof.