We are delighted to announce the Ottonel Popesco Student Challenge by PEMA 2023!
2023 marks the 9th year milestone for the challenge and we look forward to receiving more creative, dynamic and innovative entries from the future of our industry.
The Ottonel Popesco Student Challenge by PEMA is the only competition of its kind within the Ports and Terminals industry and is open to university students globally. Each year the question focuses on a topical theme of the industry and challenges teams to come up with an implementable solution to the Student Challenge question. In the first stage of the competition, teams are invited to submit a 2-page (A4) preliminary abstract, outlining their solution
This year’s challenge posed the open question of major significance at this time in the Port and Terminal industry – “Innovative machine design concepts that increase machine efficiency and reduce GRG emissions in ports and terminals.”
Ottonel Popesco Student Challenge Winners 2022
Univeridad del Norte, Columbia (represented by Dariela Castro, Lorena Gutierrez, Augusto Pineres, and Jose Bonifacio – Under the guidance of Adriana Milena Moros Daza and Rene Amaya Mier) emerged victorious with their presentation on “The Future Concept of Self-Sustainable Ports – PORTZERO” which focussed on alternative solutions to reduce energy consumption.
The winning students were presented their certificates and prize at the Universidad del Norte, Columbia on September 15th, 2022 with PEMA representative Timo Martin.
This year’s PEMA student challenge asks an open question that is of major significance at this time in the Port and Terminal industry:
Innovative Machine Design Concepts that Increase Machine Efficiency and Reduce GRG Emissions in Ports and Terminals.
For more information on The Ottonel Popesco Student Challenge by PEMA please download the following document or email Laura Codd at firstname.lastname@example.org
To sign up for The Ottonel Popesco Student Challenge by PEMA, you can download the Sign-up form below.