Port Equipment Manufacturers Association highlights the danger of fatigue cracks on container cranes

February 10, 2016 – The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA), the global industry body ...

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PEMA and the future of container weighing

London, 28.01.16 – The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA), the global industry body f...

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Kalmar to deliver four reachstackers with the new-generation K-Motion drive line system

15.09.2015 – Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has announced a contract to supply Immingham Container ...

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New product release: Sturdilite® E-DC Series – low-voltage floodlights for mobile equipment

22.09.2015 – Milwaukee, WI USA, In the 1940s, Phoenix’s introduction of the Sturdilite® tra...

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Cargotec’s MacGregor receives USD 21 million order for optimised cargo handling systems for five container vessels

22.09.2015 – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received an order worth USD 21 million for optim...

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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 (3)   Please take a look around our website and don’t hesitate to contact us for further information.


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PEMA IP09 Practical Structural Examination in Ports and Terminals_001>> Just published

Practical Structural Examination in Ports and Terminals

This information paper is intended to provide practical guidance about structural examination of ship-to-shore (STS), rail mounted gantry (RMG), and rubber tired gantry (RTG) cranes.

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Download the Information Paper > PEMA IP09 Practical Structural Examination in Ports and Terminals (94)






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The private members area contains information resources, meeting materials, association documents and reports, member database and more. Please contact the secretariat in case of any queries.

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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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