During the International Conference “Transport means 2019” that was held on 2-4 October 2019 in Palanga and Klaipeda (Lithuania), RTF project was represented by two members of the project research group Vytautas Paulauskas from Klaipeda Shipping Research Centre (Lithuania) and Ludmila Filina-Dawidowicz from West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin (Poland).
The first Real Time Ferries conference in Rostock was truly appreciated by participating ferry lines, ports and logistics companies. The hands-on outcomes of the project, the eleven demo lines involved, the concrete information sharing solution based on European and global standards, explains why the interest is great and that governments and institutions promote the Real Time Ferries project, RTF.
Anna Cernova-Bickova, at the RTF partner A’Tuin, wants to bring information from different sources and put them to use among hands-on logistics people like truck drivers. As a project manager at A’Tuin, she has experience of providing reliable logistics and port expertise services to commercial and governmental sectors in Latvia as well as on the global scale. Learn about how the Real Time Ferries idea will change the everyday of truck drivers and how administration can move from paper to apps. Meet Anna in “WE are RTF”
Adveto, SeaIQ, Wärtsilä Voyage and Unikie have been awarded contracts for different solutions in the EfficientFlow project. Adveto for ferries and other ships, SeaIQ and Wärtsilä Voyage for solution for pilots, and Unikie for a solution for the ports of Gävle and Rauma.
Baltic Sea Forum: pioneer of modern IT in the Baltic Sea ferry traffic. The topic of the discussion was how to improve real time information sharing for the benefit of all users. RTF, the Real Time Ferries Project, was presented in the view of a particpating large freight ompany and of Project manager Professor Doctor-Engineer Nina Vojdani, The existing IT-Tools in Connection to the Rostock-Gedser line were also demonstrated.
As the STM Validation Project finished June 30, the Sea Traffic Management, STM, initiative continues with many aspects. There are four ongoing implementation projects and more on the drawing board. There is continued work on global standardisation on data and communication formats securing interoperability. The industry is taking over the operations of the maritime digital infrastructure. And of course, we have the results of the Validation Project.