Our name

Our name …

Association Pro Torpedo was named after the impressive technical invention of the 19th century, which birthplace is the city of Rijeka and from where it went to all corners of the world, bearing witness to the technical inventiveness of renowned names from Rijeka. Torpedo in the name of the association is not only a symbol that indicates the climax of Rijeka technological thoughts and manufacturing practices specified time. It is also a synonym for the totality of today’s technical, namely industrial heritage which is located in the territory of the city of Rijeka and its surroundings. It includes (tangible and intangible) port, shipbuilding, railway and paving heritage, also paper production tradition, petroleum refining, metal casting, mechanical industry, chemical industry, production of gas, wood and other, including the underlying industrial architecture.