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13th century

Rijeka – in feudal ownership

1281.

Port of Rijeka – clashes between Venetian merchants and ship owners from Zadar and Rab – theGreat Council of Venice reports about that in theBook of Summaries

Beginning of the 18th century

Announcement of free navigation in the Adriatic Sea

1719.

Rijeka – Freeport Charter (Emperor Karl IV)

1726.

Field Hospital of St. Karl – built near to the Brajda stream mouth with the artificial small port - Mandrać

1728.

Completion of the new Carolina road, named after Karl IV

1777.

Luka Rijeka – Duty free and Political edict which legally regulates shipping, maritime transport and maritime trade in Rijeka

1779.

Completion of theJozefinskaroad, named after the initiator of the road construction Joseph II

The CharterCorpus Separatum and autonomy in the City of Rijeka – Port of Rijeka becomes theGateway to the World for the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy

1810.

Completion of theLuizijana road from Rijeka to Karlovac, named after the wife of Napoleon I.

1820.

First sketches and plans for extension works in the Port of Rijeka

End of 19th century

Completion of the new artificial harbour

1873.

Completion of the railway line: Rijeka – Budapest and Rijeka - Pivka

1913.

Port of Rijeka – in 10th place among European ports – behind Amsterdam, but before Venice

1920.

The Treaty of Rapallo – Acceptance of freedom and independence of the Free State of Rijeka; definition of city's and port's position

1924.

Treaty of Rome – Recognition of Italy's annexation of Rijeka

1960.

Port of Rijeka – main transit port for the Danube countries in the hinterland

1967.

Construction of the Bulk Cargo Terminal with the status of one of the advanced terminals in Europe

1978.

Construction of the Škrljevo rear warehouse complex

1979.

Construction completed: Brajdica Container Terminal in the Sušak part of the Rijeka Basin

Phosphate terminal and grain silos in the Rijeka Basin

Timber terminal in Bršica in the Raša Port Basin

1982.

Construction of the livestock terminal in Bršica, Raša Port Basin

1983.

Construction of the General Cargo Terminal with a Ro-Ro ramp at Goranin Shore, in the Bakar Port Basin

2000.

Conclusion of the one-time concession contract scheduled for a 12 year period; Luka Rijeka d.d. was provided with legal frameworks to use maritime property in the Rijeka Port Basin.