PEMA Publishes Battery & Charging Solutions in Ports and Terminals Information Paper
30 Sep 2021

PEMA Publishes Battery & Charging Solutions in Ports and Terminals Information Paper

PEMA publishes latest information paper for 2021 – Battery & Charging Solutions in Ports and Terminals


This information paper is intended to provide an overview of battery solutions for equipment used in Ports and Terminals such as Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes, Straddle Carrier, and Automated Guided Vehicles. The content is intended to provide ports, terminals, and other interested parties with information on the state-of-the-art by way of practical advice on the selection and implementation of battery solutions both for new build equipment and for retrofit installations.

The intent of this document is to provide ports, terminals, and other interested parties with information on the state-of-the-art by way of practical advice on the selection and implementation of battery solutions both for new build equipment and for retrofit installations.

This document is one of a series of Information Papers developed by the Environment Committee (EVC) of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA). The series is intended to inform readers about battery application on different equipment in ports & terminals and the benefits of utilising battery technology in respect of fuel saving, flexible operation, reduced maintenance and environmental impact.


This paper is available for download on the PEMA website, under section Information Papers & Best Practices.



Founded in 2004, PEMA provides a forum and public voice for the global port equipment and technology sectors. The Association has seen strong growth in recent years, and now has more than 120 member companies representing all facets of the industry, including crane, equipment and component manufacturers; automation, software and technology providers; consultants and other experts. 

Chief among the aims of the Association is to provide a forum for the exchange of views on trends in the design, manufacture and operation of port equipment and technology worldwide. 

PEMA also aims to promote and support the global role of the equipment and technology industries, by raising awareness with the media, customers and other stakeholders; forging relations with other port industry associations and bodies; and contributing to best practice initiatives.