PEMA celebrates 10th anniversary at TOC Europe with new industry standard, Forum and Student Challenge

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PEMA releases global market surveys on port equipment deliveries

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New generation wireless automated monitoring and control system will allow ports and terminals to fu...

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Automatic container damage detection system launched by Visy and LASE

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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 (1264)   Please take a look around our website and don’t hesitate to contact us for further information.


>> Coming up in the new year

PEMA AGM & Members Meeting 2015

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3 – 5 February 2015 | Steigenberger Airport Hotel | Amsterdam

We are delighted to announce details of PEMA’s 2015 AGM & Members Meeting, 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 Communications, Environment, Safety, Special Events  and Technology Committees and workgroups.
This meeting is open to PEMA members and invited guests only.

Meeting agenda

Click on the link to download the meeting agenda > PEMA 2015 AGM_meeting agenda (25)

Register your place

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Note: this meeting is only open to PEMA members and invited guests.


>> Recently released

PEMA S01_ TOS-Equipment Control Interface Standard_001

PEMA Interface Standard

PEMA S01 TOS-Equipment Control Interface Standard (230)

By developing standard communications protocols, PEMA aims to help reduce the time and cost required to implement and integrate the growing number of software components now used in container terminal operations.

This document from the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) proposes a standardised interface between terminal operating systems and the equipment control systems for container handling equipment.






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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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Officers & Board

  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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