Focus on PEMA Laser Technology Information Paper

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Elme Spreaders and Timars Svet swell PEMA ranks

New members bring expertise in container spreaders and lifting frames to international port equipmen...

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GAUSSIN announces an order from DP World for 127 terminal trailers

21.07.2014 – GAUSSIN Manugistique announces the signing of a contract with the port operator D...

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Six additional rubber-tyred Terex gantry cranes for Vietnamese Port

15.07.2014  – Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has won the contract to supply an additional six ru...

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Global Terminals installs Phoenix LED lighting on 20 ASCs

17.06.2014 - Phoenix Products Company Inc. – a lighting manufacturer located in Milwaukee, W...

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PEMA - Port Equipment Manufacturers Association

A voice for the industry

Port Equipment Manufacturers Association

A global voice for a global industry

Port equipment and technology

Enabling safe, sustainable and efficient ports

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PEMA’s mission is to provide a forum and public voice for the global port equipment and technology sectors, reflecting their critical role in enabling safe, secure, sustainable and productive ports and thereby supporting world maritime trade. Chief among our aims is to foster good relations within the communities we represent, by providing a forum for the exchange of views on global trends in port equipment and technology design, manufacture, operation and maintenance. PEMA also aims to promote and support the global role of the port equipment and technology industries by raising awareness with the media, customers and other stakeholders; forging relations with other industry associations and bodies; and contributing to best practice initiatives. PEMA membership is open to suppliers of port equipment, providers of technology that supports port handling operations, and consultants in the fields of port and equipment design. An introduction to PEMA (1549)   Please take a look around our website and don’t hesitate to contact us for further information.


>> Thank you for your participation at TOC Europe

_untitled_ 181University of Hamburg wins 3rd PEMA Student Challenge

The Student Challenge finals took place at TOC Europe 2015 on Wednesday 10 June.

This year our finalists were the University of Hamburg, The Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg and Blekinge Institute of Technology from Sweden. Each team had 30 minutes to present their ideas on the 2015 theme – The Impact and Mitigation of Berth Error.

Judges conferred on the spot and awarded the winning team with a cheque for €1000. This year’s judging panel consisted of Lyes Chebrek of APM Terminals, Carly Fields of Port Strategy, Yvo Saanen of TBA, Arwin Stehouwer, Port of Rotterdam and Tom Ward from Parsons Brinkerhoff.

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>> Recently published

PEMA IP07 Tyre Selection and Maintenance_001Tyre Selection and Maintenance in Ports and Terminals

This information paper provides ports, terminals and other interested parties with information on the main types of tyres available for port equipment, the most common causes of damage and loss, and how to reduce costs, damage and accidents through correct selection, inspection and maintenance of this vital component.

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Download the Information Paper here >



>> Coming up

PEMA Autumn Members Meeting 2015

26 – 29 Oct 2015 | Westin Bund Center | Shanghai, China

Our annual Autumn Members Meeting is a chance for PEMA members and invited guests to get the latest updates on association activities and new members, and to progress the work of the PEMA Committees and workgroups.

Please click here for more information and to book or amend your meeting place. Please note that the meeting is only open to PEMA members and invited guests.

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About PEMA

Advanced equipment and technology underpin the performance of today's seaport, marine and intermodal terminal industries. PEMA represents the interests of equipment and technology suppliers on a worldwide basis, providing a platform to inform, educate and promote best practice, both within the industries we serve and externally with port and terminal operators and other key stakeholders.…

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  Ottonel Popesco, President CEO, Cavotec Ottonel Popesco joined Cavotec Group in 1988 and is currently the company's CEO. Prior to Cavotec, Ottonel worked for five years as sales and marketing director in one of the ABB companies. He is a registered professional engineer and an associate member of the Facilities Engineering Committee of the…

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