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
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 (690) Please take a look around our website and don’t hesitate to contact us for further information.
February 27, 2017 – The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) continues to expand its membership – which passed the 100 MEMBERS mark in 2016 – with the addition of 3 new member companies: port equipment manufacturers Bedeschi S.p.A, Velodyne LiDAR Inc. and Samson Materials Handling ltd.
February 22, 2017 – Members of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) called for cross-industry dialogue to optimise the global shipping supply chain during the Association’s annual general meeting, with issues such as container vessel size, shipping alliances and alternatives to sea shipment topping the agenda.
During the two-day event, held at County Hall in central London, leading figures from the global ports and terminals sector, including representatives of port equipment manufacturers, port authorities, and industry bodies discussed the state of the industry and identified a number of challenges facing it.
December 14, 2016 – The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) along with 20 other organisations, has joined the Industry Alliance for Multimodal Connectivity and Logistics (I AM), which seeks to promote the interests of the ports and shipping sector in the context of EU policy initiatives.
November 23, 2016 – The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) recently held its annual Members Meeting in Long Beach, California, during which delegates discussed key issues such as electrification, environmental management, and advanced technologies, and how the global ports and terminals industry can best apply developments in these areas to meet future challenges.
September 19, 2016 – The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has recently appointed new Officers to its Automation & Control Technologies Committee, Safety & Environment Committee, and Special Events, Programmes & Education Committee , to help maintain the drive of the Association to provide independent information and thought leadership on key issues in the global ports and shipping industries.
September 06, 2016 – The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association, (PEMA) has published an updated version of its recently released information paper on shore power connection to reflect feedback from industry figures, and to more accurately define the scope of the paper.
The information paper, entitled Shore Connection – Regulatory Developments and Best Practice and first published on June 15 2016, provides an overview of current regulatory developments, including the ISO/IEC/IEEE80005-1 (Utility connections in port – Part 1: High Voltage Shore Connection (HVSC) Systems — General requirements) standard that defines shore side electrical connection for larger vessels, and which entered into effect in 2012.
This peer reviewed Information Paper provides an overview of current regulatory developments and best practice regarding electrical shore connection of ships in port and presents a number of practical examples of its introduction in container handling, ro-ro and ro-pax ferry, and cruise ship applications.
The 2016 Student Challenge finals took place in Hamburg at TOC Europe on Thursday, 16 June 2016.
The finalists teams were from King Abdulaziz University, Normandy Business School and the University of Hamburg. Each team had 25 minutes to present their ideas on the 2016 theme – Compliance Options for IMO SOLAS VGM Regulations.
Judges conferred on the spot and awarded the winning team with a cheque for €1,000. This year’s judging panel consisted of Ahmed Abusafia of DP World Institute, Paul Avery of World Cargo News, Birgit Schwarz of HHLA, Lamia Kerdjoudj Belkaid of FEPORT and Torsten Neubert of HPC.