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Real Time Ferries

Real Time Ferries

Real Time Ferries

It´s time to get visible!
Real Time Ferries − sharing real time departure and arrival times for ferries in the Baltic Sea Region to facilitate passenger and goods transport.

Ferries play a significant role in the Business Sea Region in both goods and passenger transport. To make ferry transports a more competitive alternative interoperability between ferry and land transport is crucial. Up to date information at all times is vital to make the entire transport chain work efficiently and. Real time information also allow optimisation of the intermodal traffic flows.


The Real Time Ferries Project is a project within the Interreg Baltic Sea Region funded by the European Union´s European Regional Development Fund and by the Project Partners.

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RTF Project Partners:

  • A´Tuin LV
  • Baltic Sea Forum DE
  • Estonian Road Administration EE
  • Estonian Small Harbours Development Center EE
  • Helsinki Region Transport FI
  • International Transport Development Association LV
  • Klaipeda Shipping Research Center LT
  • Motus Foundation (in cooperation with BPO) PL
  • Port of Trelleborg SE
  • Public Transport Authority Berlin-Brandenburg (VBB) DE
  • Saarte Liinid EE
  • Schenker Deutschland DE
  • Skånetrafiken SE
  • Stena Line SE
  • Swedish Maritime Administration SE
  • RISE Research Institutes of Sweden SE
  • Tallinn University of Technology EE
  • University of Rostock DE (Lead Partner)
  • VMZ Berlin Betreibergesellschaft DE
  • West Pomeranian University of Technology Szczecin PL
  • Viking Line FI

RTF Associated Partners

  • Baltic Ports Organization EE
  • Central Klaipeda Terminal LT
  • City of Helsinki FI
  • Danish Shipowners Association DK
  • Danish State Railways DK
  • Delfi Association DE
  • Euroports Ferry Stevedoring Rostock DE
  • Flixmobility DE
  • ForSea Helsingborg SE
  • German Logistics Association DE
  • GoEuro DE
  • Latvian Coast Guard LV
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication Estonia EE
  • Ministry of Energy, Infrastructure and State Development M-V DE
  • Ministry of Transport Latvia LV
  • Port of Liepaja LV
  • Port of Stockholm SE
  • Rostock Trimodal DE
  • Scandlines Deutschland DE
  • Smiltynes Perkela LT
  • Tallink Grupp EE
  • Tom Tom Germany DE
  • TS Laevad EE
  • Västtrafik SE


News & Press releases

WE are RTF – Johan Östling, Senior Project Manager at RISE

Johan Östling, at the RTF partner RISE Viktoria wants to make ferries visible to the public by including them on Google maps and other local, national and global travel planners. As a senior Project manager at RISE he b...

Published: May 08, 2019

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Joint terminal project in Port of Turku proceeds

The Port of Turku, City of Turku, Tallink Silja Oy and Viking Line Abp (partner of RealTimeFerries Project) signed in autumn 2018 a strategic letter of intent on a joint objective for the development of the port area in ...

Published: March 20, 2019

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Another STM year is coming to an end…

...and what a year it has been!
BIMCO adopted a STM-clause for standard contracts, nine industry actors launched a new common governance initiative, the first shore centre outside a project joined the STM communit...

Published: December 18, 2018

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