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The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) are delighted to announce that the Ministry of the Sea, Transport & Infrastructure - Maritime Safety Directorate, Croatia will be hosting the 2019 IMRF European Regional Development Meeting for member organisations on the 15th October 2019. This meeting is a great opportunity for members of the IMRF to network and to discuss the topics that are of importance to you.

All participants of the Regional Development Meeting are also invited to attend an additional International Search and Rescue Conference, which will take place on the 14th October 2019.

Both the IMRF Regional meeting and the additional SAR Conference will be held in the conference hall of Valamar Lacroma hotel.


The ERM meeting is only open to representatives of IMRF Member Organisations. 

Please check with your organisation's official IMRF Representative that you are authorised to attend before registering as places are limited.

Proposed Schedule

Date Day Activities Evening Events
Monday, 14th October Additional International Search and Rescue Conference (Optional) Welcome Dinner and Drinks

Tuesday, 15th October

IMRF European Regional Development Meeting

ERM Dinner and Drinks

Wednesday, 16th October

Additional Informal Activities for ERM Delegates (TBC)


All delegates are responsible for booking their own Accommodation and Transportation

HOTEL VALAMAR LACROMA: This hotel is offering a special rate for ERM Delegates: 

Other Hotel recommendations are:



Shuttle Buses

PLATANUS TRAVEL AGENCY: shuttle buses transfer passengers to Dubrovnik (Pile, main bus station) upon arrival of every scheduled flight at 55,00 HRK price.

Taxi Service

The Taxi station is located next to the Terminal building "B" (Domestic & International Arrivals). Taxi service information, as well as taxi fares, are published at the Taxi information counter in Terminal building "B" (Domestic & International Arrivals), or taxi phone: +385(0)20 640 100. The taxi driver is obliged to issue the receipt at passenger’s request.

Bus Service

Bus tickets online: Click here to check times, prices and to book your tickets
Telephone: +385 (0)72 660 660

Information on CITY PUBLIC BUS SERVICE "LIBERTAS" can be found on:

Agenda and Further Details

This page will be updated with the Agenda and additional details regularly.

We look forward to seeing you in Croatia! 

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