Back to overview,Home naval-today Croatian, US Officials Visit High-Speed Vessel Swift View post tag: US View post tag: Visit View post tag: officials A senior Croatian defense official was joined by a U.S. congressional delegation for a visit to the high-speed vessel Swift (HSV 2) at Lora Naval Base in Split, Croatia, April 4.Dr. Dragan Lozancic, the assistant minister of defense for the republic of Croatia, toured Swift with U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, U.S. Ambassador to Croatia James Foley and the Croatian Chief of Naval Operations, Rear Adm. Ante Urlic.During remarks to the Croatian media, Foley stressed the importance of the American-Croatian partnership.“Croatia is about to join the European Union,” said Foley, “And while this will present new opportunities, it will also present new challenges of a security nature, and it’s through this partnership that we meet those challenges together.”Begich also spoke about the importance of partnership. “It was a great honor to visit the crew of the Swift and their Croatian partners today,” said Begich. “Both play a vital role in the important partnership shared by our nations. I’ll be reporting back to my fellow senators in Washington that our alliance with Croatia is paying dividends for both countries.”While on board the group met with the combined crew of Sailors and civilian mariners, and observed a non-lethal weapon demonstration by members of the U.S. Marine Corps Black Sea Rotational Force.The crew was proud to showcase their mission to the distinguished visitors.“The visit was an important part of our theater security cooperation mission, here in 6th Fleet,” said Lt. Cmdr. Charles Eaton, the officer-in-charge of HSV 2. “We are very proud to continue strengthening the important partnership between Croatia and the U.S. Navy.” Begich was in Croatia to attend an economic forum and conduct official discussions with key leaders regarding issues affecting bilateral and regional relationshipsSwift, homeported out of Norfolk, Va., is a U.S. Military Sealift Command-chartered high-speed vessel, and is currently deployed to the U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of theater security cooperation efforts.[mappress]Naval Today Staff , April 06, 2012; Image: navy View post tag: Croatian Croatian, US Officials Visit High-Speed Vessel Swift View post tag: Naval Share this article View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Swift View post tag: Navy View post tag: High View post tag: speed View post tag: vessel April 6, 2012 Training & Education
The majority package of shares in the Opatija hotel Liburnia Riviera Hotels was bought by Gitone Adriatic, reports Business diary. The buyer acquired 53,94 percent of all shares of the company, which created the obligation to publish an offer to take over the shares of LRH. ATTACHMENT: ZAGREB STOCK EXCHANGE / LIBURNIA RIVIERA HOTELI dd – Notification of the obligation to publish a takeover bid According to the announcement on the Zagreb Stock Exchange, between Gitone Adriatic and SNH ALFA, SNH BETA, SNH GAMA and SN PECTINATUS as sellers, on July 11, an Agreement on the purchase and sale of shares in Liburnia Riviera Hotel was concluded. The company Gitone Adriatic, established for the purpose of implementing the Agreement, works jointly with the company Gitone Kvarner in the process of establishment, the company Gitone Beteiligungsverwaltungs from Austria and Holster Privatstiftung from Austria. It is a company backed by the capital of one of the most influential German families, Lürssen from Bremen, famous megayacht builders for multimillionaires such as Larry Ellison and Roman Abramovich.