Intermodal Transport Cluster (KIP) has been founded in 2005. as a Croatian Shortsea Promotion Centre with a goal of promoting and developing of short line shipping in the Republic of Croatia. Intermodal Transport Cluster as a non-profit organisation was founded after signing a Cooperation Agreement between Croatian Shortsea Promotion Centre and Pro-Rail Alliance, Association of Ship Brokers and Agents of Croatia, Inland Navigation Development Centre Ltd. and Association of Croatian Road Hauliers. Cluster is founded on the initiative of the Croatian Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure and its members are all maritime port authorities, operators, Croatian railways, bigger agents and transporters as well as other interested organizations.
Cluster today has 3 basic activities: promotion of intermodality, R&D projects and informatisation of intermodal transport service. Intermodal Transport Cluster supports development of a complete intermodal transport system through common activities providing a link between economic sector and state bodies. KIP aims to increase participation of intermodal transport in Croatian transport system and provides information and help with EU project preparation to transport stakeholders.