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PEMA releases global market surveys on port equipment deliveries

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University of Hamburg wins 5th PEMA Student Challenge 2017

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PEMA Autumn Members Meeting 2017

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PEMA announces Student Challenge entrants ahead of TOC Europe 2017

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Safety & Environment Committee

“Injuries, loss of life and avoidable damage to the environment are still commonplace in port and terminal operations worldwide. We believe this is unacceptable because technologies exist that can dramatically improve safety and facilitate the development of greener ports. Our common aim as port equipment and technology experts is to help reduce injuries, damages and enable better risk management as well to minimize environmental impact.”

Lars Meurling, VP Marketing and Product Business Development, Bromma
PEMA Safety & Environment Committee Chair

In recognition of their common aims, the PEMA Environment Committee and the PEMA Safety Committee were merged to form The PEMA Safety & Environment Committee in 2015.

The mission of the PEMA Safety & Environment Committee is to provide a neutral information and education platform on the development and use of safer and greener technologies in the port and terminal industries. As part of this effort, the Committee works with other port and cargo handling associations, as well as individual companies, to keep abreast of the latest trends and initiatives, and inform PEMA members and the wider community accordingly.

The Safety & Environment Committee brings together an exceptionally wide variety of experience and knowledge from the global port equipment and technology communities. Because of this scope, it is well-positioned to introduce the practical elements of its work to a broad range of ports, manufacturers and other stakeholders concerned with achieving excellence in port and terminal safety and sustainability.

 

Information papers

PEMA IP06 Electrification of RTG Cranes in Ports and Terminals (995)

This information paper provides an overview of the energy saving and emissions reduction possibilities available today through the electrification of RTG cranes for container yard operations.

PEMA IP05 Weighing Containers in Ports and Terminals (1687)

This information paper provides an overview of the technologies available today for the weighing of containers in terminals.

PEMA IP02 Energy and environmental efficiency in ports and terminals (1283)

This information paper reviews energy saving and emissions reduction possibilities available today in the design and operation of port equipment.

 

Member case studies, white papers and research reports

MEDIA RELEASE Environmental impact of using cleaner steel (626)

This BROMMA media release offers valuable insight into the importance of ‘green production’ in port equipment.

RESEARCH PAPER Ergonomic solutions for crane cabins (857)

This study evaluates the effects of different solutions in designing workstations resulting in healthier postures for crane operators by surface electromyography (sEMG).

 

Best practice recommendations

PEMA BP01 Recommended minimum safety specifications for quay cranes (A4) (1097)
PEMA BP01 Recommended minimum safety specifications for quay cranes (A5) (951)

This best practice paper is a joint initiative from PEMA, TT Club and ICHCA International in which standard safety specifications for quay container cranes are identified and recommended.

PEMA BP2_Recommended Minimum Safety Features for Container Yard Equipment (A5) (1072)

This best practice paper is a joint initiative from PEMA, TT Club and ICHCA International in which standard safety specifications for yard equipment are identified and recommended.

 

Please email info@pema.org for more information on the work of the Safety & Environment Committee.

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