Italians in Croatia by boat: what they do in Lignano not to be outlawed

THE PERFECT GIFT!

Give or treat yourself to a subscription to the print + digital Journal of Sailing and for only 69 euros a year you get the magazine at home plus read it on your PC, smartphone and tablet. With a sea of advantages.

croatiaBlessed debate! Our news “Italian psychosis in Croatia: that crew list mess. What to do” sparked a heated discussion. Comments were evenly divided between compliments and insults. This is exactly what we wanted, in the absence of a directive (as usual unique and clear) telling what people who go to Croatia from Italy this summer have to do, To submit or not to submit the embarked crew list and to whom to report it.

IN LIGNANO THEY DO THIS, AND IN THE REST OF ITALY?
Among all the comments, we fish out the one sent to us by the Tiliaventum sports association of Lignano which On his site, he clearly laid out the reasons why in their area they consider it necessary to submit the crew list for those traveling by sea from Italy to Italy and to non-Schengen countries, what penalties one faces.

And it also details how they organized themselves (you can download the form, here it is HERE) and who to email it to, delegating to the local Carabinieri station the Maritime Police functions. Everything easy, clear, orderly — like a civilized country. This is the model that the competent ministry (which one?) should be inspired by by issuing a circular that would “cut the bull’s eye off,” putting all boaters departing for Croatia at ease who would then know what to do and where to turn. But to the best of our knowledge (and this is mid-July) this has not happened.

We also issue an appeal, if there are other local entities that have organized to solve the problem, please let us know.

THE REASONS WHY IT IS NECESSARY TO SUBMIT THE CREW LIST.
Here is an excerpt from the tiliaventum.com website of the reasons why it is essential to declare to the Maritime Police the exit from Italy to Croatia:

As known to most, since March 15, 2017, the European Union has approved a new anti-terrorism regulation that provides for systematic, rather than random, screening of all citizens crossing borders to non-Schengen territories. These countries include Croatia, while Slovenia is excluded from the application of this legislation.

Those who intend to travel to Croatia therefore have an obligation (actually already existing for the past, but in almost all cases unknown and ignored) to declare to the maritime police the exit from our country to a country outside the Schengen area.

Now the violation of the legislation represents a high sanction risk, determined by the fact that Croatian police authorities are obliged, upon receiving the entry request from Italian vessels and citizens, to scan the documents of the vessel and crew, and send them to three different databases: that of the Sis, the Schengen Information System, that of Interpol, and the national databases on stolen or lost documents. Through the automatic cross-referencing of said databases, the Maritime Police authorities will then be able to receive, in an almost automatic manner, exit reports, cross-referencing them with omitted national exit reports, and consequently sanctioning the violations with a ‘fine that should be in the order of €350 for each violation“.

DISCOVER ALL THE ITALIAN-STYLE WIZARDRY ON BOATING IN OUR SPECIAL “DAMN BUREAUCRACY” ISSUE

Share:

Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Check out the latest issue

Are you already a subscriber?

Ultimi annunci
Our social

Sign up for our Newsletter

We give you a gift

Sailing, its stories, all boats, accessories. Sign up now for our free newsletter and receive the best news selected by the Sailing Newspaper editorial staff each week. Plus we give you one month of GdV digitally on PC, Tablet, Smartphone. Enter your email below, agree to the Privacy Policy and click the “sign me up” button. You will receive a code to activate your month of GdV for free!

Once you click on the button below check your mailbox

Privacy*


Highlights

You may also be interested in.

Register



Sign in