Shipyard
120

YEARS

stronger than the sea

Our Story

our people are writing it

It's very simple. Motivated employees create the genuine competitive advantage, hence their well-being is our very essence. We respect differences, we encourage open communication and promote continuous development.


Our People in Portraits

Our History

1896
Lazarus, a ship repair facility for the merchant, naval and fishing vessel fleet of the Austro-Hungarian Empire founded in the port of Rijeka

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1948
Shipyard renamed after its worker and local WWII hero Viktor Lenac

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1960
/ End of 1960s, moving to the present location at Martinscica Bay
/ End of 1960s and beginning of 1970s two floating docks and shore cranes purchased

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1970
1970s, commencing conversion activities as a pioneer in the Southern Europe, converting tankers into car carriers

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1985
Viktor Lenac at the helm of a consortium of Croatian shipyards for constructing the first drilling rig in Croatia - LABIN

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1993
Viktor Lenac was the first of the Croatian shipyards to be fully privatized and registered as a joint stock company

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1997
First cable layer conversion after the Croatian War of Independence - GIULIO VERNE

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1999
/ KOMMANDOR 3000 - a demanding conversion of a rov support vessel into a pipe laying vessel
/ The biggest repair project carried out onboard the container carrier CMA DJAKARTA that was heavily damaged in explosion and fire

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2008
HELIX PRODUCER I - a complex conversion of the train ferry KARL CARSTENSEN into a ship-shaped FPU

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2009
Floating dock no.11 that can accommodate vessels up to Suezmax size put into operation

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2011
/ First extensive docking and repairs of a US Navy's vessel USS MOUNT WHITNEY
/ First scrubber retrofit installation onboard a self-unloading bulk carrier owned by Torvald Klaveness

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2012
Newly-purchased floating dock no. RI-38 put into operation, allowing flexibility in accommodating small to handy sized vessels

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2015
First BWTS retrofit project, PanAsia BWTS installed onboard CABLE ENTERPRISE

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2016
Celebration of the first 120 years of Viktor Lenac Shipyard!

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