Adriatic Sea

Police boat retiring after 26 years of service

Koper – After 26 years of service, Slovenia’s oldest police boat made its final voyage off the Koper coast on Wednesday. It will now be consigned to a museum.

Built in Italy in 1994, the P-111 boat embarked on its maiden voyage in June the following year. It has been used to patrol Slovenian waters and the border and has been involved in many a rescue operation at sea.

Weather: Skies clearing up on Sunday afternoon

Ljubljana – It will be foggy and cloudy in Slovenia on Sunday morning except for the coastal Primorska region where a weak to moderate bora will keep the clouds away for the entire day. During the afternoon the skies will be clearing up.

Morning lows will stand between 0 and 6 degrees Celsius and daytime highs between 10 and 13 degrees, up to 18 in Primorska.

Koper police help migrants caught in a storm

Koper – Koper police on Wednesday helped a group of migrants caught in a storm, and pulled over a van with eleven illegal migrants in south-western Slovenia, the Koper Police Department said on Thursday.

Police received a phone call from an Afghan citizen who said that a group of migrants was caught in a storm “somewhere in the hills”.

TAP signs deal with Albania to deliver first gas exit point Fier

A cooperation and handover agreement for the Fier South gas facility was signed between Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG, the Albanian Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy, and Albgaz Sh.a., a statement from TAP said on July 7.

TAP will design, procure and construct the gas exit point with a multimillion Euro investment.

Several regions and countries removed from red list, including Croatian Adriatic

Ljubljana – The government has changed the list of countries and territories placed in the red zone in terms of the Covid-19 epidemic to exclude, among others, the Croatian Adriatic area, Germany and the Czech Republic. The relevant decree adopted on Thursday will enter into force on Saturday and be valid until 20 June