Port of Mukran demands better rail connection for ferry
Sassnitz-Mukran (dpa/mv) • Tourist operators on the island of Rügen want to make it possible to travel from Berlin to Sweden by train and fast ferry in seven hours. "Climate-friendly and with few changes, that is our goal," said the chairman of the Destination Rügen - Cruise & Ferry Network association, Thomas Langlotz, on Thursday. In September, a new ferry connection between Sassnitz-Mukran and Ystad in southern Sweden operated by the shipping company FRS Baltic had started with a high-speed catamaran. It takes only 2.5 hours to cover the distance.
Catamaran "Skane Jet" spends the winter in the city port of Sassnitz
Sassnitz - The catamaran "Skane Jet" entered the city port of Sassnitz on November 3rd as scheduled. The Swedish ferry, which has been serving the "neue Köngislinie" between the port of Mukran and the Swedish partner port of Ystad since 17 September, will spend its winter break there. The berth time will be used for maintenance work.
FRS Baltic opens the reservation system for 2021 between Rügen and Sweden. It is now possible to make reservations for journeys in 2021 on a new ferry line that connects Sassnitz on the island of Rügen with Ystad in southern Sweden in just 2.5 hours from September 2020.
With FRS Baltic in only two and a half hours to Sweden
The German shipping company FRS Baltic relies on a high-speed catamaran on the route between Sassnitz and Ystad. Here, Managing Director Moritz Bruns reports more about the new high-speed ferry and gives the network some tips for trips to Rügen and Skåne.
FRS Opens The Booking System Between Rügen And Sweden
Bookings for the new ferry line, which will connect Sassnitz on the island of Rügen with Ystad in southern Sweden in just 2.5 hours from 17 September 2020 on, are now very welcome. Bookings are possible for crossings with the high-speed catamaran "Skane Jet" between 17th September and 1st November.
From Germany To Sweden In Only 2 Hours And 30 Minutes: FRS Takes Over Traditional Ferry Route
The ferry connection between the German island of Rügen and Sweden, historically known as the “Königslinie” (German for “King’s Line”), can look back on more than 100 years of history. The name originates from the German emperor and Swedish king who attended the festive route opening ceremony in 1897. When the previous operator withdrew from the service this year due to the Corona crisis, the end of the traditional ferry line was imminent.
Weiße Flotte Interested In "Königslinie" To Sweden
Sassnitz (dpa/mv) • There is new hope for the discontinued ferry connection from Sassnitz to Sweden. The shipping company Weiße Flotte, belonging to company group Förde Reederei Seetouristik (Flensburg), considers to transfer a catamaran from South Spain to the Baltic Sea.