PEMA to host webinar exploring the Port BULK Challenges post COVID-19
19 Jan 2021

PEMA to host webinar exploring the Port BULK Challenges post COVID-19

The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) is to host a webinar entitled “Port BULK Challenges post COVID-19 which will include presentations from five leading experts from the Port BULK sector followed by a deep-dive Q&A session.

Port BULK Challenges post COVID-19 will be held on February 10, 2021 at 14:00 CET on the Zoom video conferencing service.

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“In these exceptionally challenging times, it is more important than ever that we understand the challenges of the Port BULK sector. PEMA is dedicated to enabling greater understanding within the sector and the wider community,” says PEMA President and Chairman of the Board, Ottonel Popesco.

The centrepiece of the 90-minute webinar will be presentations delivered by five keynote speakers and will be moderated by Dr. Pietro de Michieli – Chair of PEMA’s Equipment Design & Infrastructure Committee.

Our guest speakers:

Fernando Machinena – President | Oteko group

Garry O’Malley – Technical Committee Chairman | Associaiton of Bulk Terminal Operators (ABTO)

Mahmoud AkraSales & Business Development Manager | AL Khaleej Sugar Group

Vincenzo DefalcoManager Business Development | LD Port & Logistics

Francesca Bonsignore –  Consultant Associate| Rocktree Consulting

will provide unique perspectives of port equipment manufacturers.

Following these presentations, there will be an interactive Q&A session giving participants the opportunity to discuss issues raised during the presentations in greater depth.


About PEMA 

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 125 member companies representing all facets of the industry, including crane, equipment and component manufacturers, automation, software and technology providers, consultants, and other experts.