Following the delivery of yard 491 Valovine to the shipowner Maritime Transport Pula Four Inc Monrovia, Liberia in Uljanik last Friday, a Protocol on the lease of the ship was signed on Saturday 2nd July. The Protocol on lease was signed between the company Maritime Transport and Uljanik Plovidba, the company that will actually navigate the ship on the market of global maritime transport. In the presence of the President of the Management Board of ULJANIK Group, Mr. Gianni Rossanda, and the Director of Uljanik Plovidba, Mr. Dragutin Pavletić, the Protocol was signed by Mr. Elvis Pahljina, Assistant to the President of Management Board of ULJANIK Group and Mr. Darko Šorc, Assistant to the Director of Uljanik Plovidba. The signing of the Protocol was supported by the Minister for Tourism, Mr. Anton Kliman, Prefect of the Istrian County, Mr. Valter Flego and the Mayor of Pula, Mr. Boris Miletić, who also attended.

At this time of underemployment, besides Valovine, another three ships with the same characteristics were built in Uljanik with the aim of preserving the shipbuilding system and maintaining continuity of employment of own production capacities and workers in times when there was no significant movement on the shipbuilding market.

In the presence of representatives of the client Marflet Marine S.A., classification company Lloyds Register (LR) and the representatives of ULJANIK Shipyard and 3. MAJ Shipyard, on June 16th 2016, ULJANIK Diesel Engines Factory Ltd. has successfully tested all characteristics of the engine which is intended to be installed on newbuilding 723.

The manufactured engine bears the number 407 and same corresponds to type 6G50ME-B9.3 with a maximal continuous power of 7,020 kW at 85 rpm, while the first engine of the same type was tested at the end of 2015 and mounted in newbuilding 722.

Askar Mamin, Aslan Mussin, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Gianni Rossanda

Eight Croatian companies closed deals on June 3, 2016 in President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic's office with as many companies from Kazakhstan valued at 260 million euros or HRK 1.8 billion.

Representatives of companies from both countries signed contracts and agreements in the presence of the Croatian President and Kazakhstan's Ambassador Aslan Mussin. It was underscored that this represented the continuation of good economic and bilateral relations between the two countries. Two contracts signed today refer to the ULJANIK Group and Kazakhstan's Temir Zoly ferry construction and technology transfer company. The contracts refer to the construction of two ships to be delivered in 2017 and 2018. Uljanik CEO Gianni Rossanda said that Uljanik was already present on that market and in the region around Kazakhstan.