Adriatic Sea

Snowfall Blocked Croatia and took a Person's Life in Serbia

Transport chaos caused by the fall of the first snow in Croatia, local Index reported.

Extreme rainfall and strong winds have made traffic impossible in many areas of the country. Authorities have banned the circulation of lorries with trailers and semi-trailers on the roads from the northwestern Istrian peninsula and the Adriatic port of Rijeka to the interior of the country.

High VAT harms competitiveness of Greek coastal shipping firms

The reduction of value-added tax on ferry tickets would give the Greek islands an economic boost without provoking a negative fiscal impact, the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) argues in a study titled "The Contribution of Passenger Shipping to the Greek Economy."