Tags: container handling
PEMA renames its Student Challenge competition in honour of former PEMA President Ottonel Popesco
The Board of Directors at PEMA, the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association, are to rename one of its core initiatives, the PEMA Student Challenge to the Ottonel Popesco PEMA Student Challenge in honour of the Association's former president who died earlier this year.
Popesco led the Association for more than 13 years, and had immense influence over the initial concept and the development of P
Achim Dries elected PEMA President
Achim Dries, CEO and MD of the VAHLE Group, has been elected president of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association
PEMA backs “MAGPIE” innovation roadmap to green ports of the future
“PEMA believes the MAGPIE proposal will deliver a roadmap towards green ports of the future by 2050 and would therefore like to give our warmest possible recommendation of support for this important cross-disciplinary innovation action,” PEMA President, Ottonel Popesco, wrote in a statement.
PEMA provides key insights for STS crane operators
PEMA publishes information paper that provides practical guidance on the safe and efficient operation of STS cranes in the age of “mega” container ships.
PEMA, ICHCA and TT Club publish collision prevention paper
In their latest initiative to improve safety, reduce equipment damage and minimize disruption at the world's ports and terminals, PEMA, ICHCA and TT Club have released an information paper detailing the growing number of non-contact, state-of-the-art collision prevention technologies.
PEMA, ICHCA and TT Club publish updated container crane safety recommendations
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA), the International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA) and international transport and logistics insurers TT Club have published updated safety recommendations for quay container cranes.
PEMA launches its official video
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has launched its official video that provides a snapshot of the Association’s vital work in the global ports and terminals sector.
PEMA launches its new Membership Initiative - Disruptive or Highly Innovative Port Technologies 2019
20 March 2019, PEMA – The Port Equipment Manufacturing Association is pleased to announce the launch of its new initiative “Disruptive or highly innovative technologies for the port industry”. The goal of the initiative is to foster bilateral interaction between PEMA and its members to showcase/present innovations that might prove to be widely unknown among industry stakeholders.
PEMA publishes information paper on electrical cables for container cranes
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association has published an information paper that provides guidance on the selection and use of electrical cables for container cranes.
PEMA returns to Amsterdam for its 2019 Annual General Meeting
PEMA hosted its 2019 Annual General Meeting at the Steigenberger Airport Hotel in Amsterdam. This year’s event was kindly sponsored by industrial group FIMER. More than 130 delegates from 110-member companies attended the event.
PEMA welcomes Faber, Marine Fields, SENSY and Teufelberger as new members
Faber, Marine Fields, SENSY and Teufelberger are the latest companies to join the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association, and take the Association's number of members to 110.
PEMA re-elects Ottonel Popesco as President and Chairman, elects Huang Qingfeng as Board Member
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association has re-elected Ottonel Popesco as President and Chairman of the Board and Huang (Fred) Qingfeng as Board member.
PEMA publishes health and safety recommendations for RTG and container cranes
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association has published a report on crane operator health and safety that includes 20 recommendations for crane manufacturers and terminal operators on how to improve RTG and container crane cabin ergonomics and safety.
PEMA announces the three university teams that will compete in the Student Challenge final 2018 at TOC Europe
Teams from the University of Hamburg, Blekinge Institute of Technology and Hamburg University of Technology have been selected to qualify to the final of the Port Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (PEMA) Student Challenge competition, to take place at TOC Europe in Rotterdam next month.
Digitalisation signals “fourth industrial revolution” for global ports sector: PEMA
The digitalisation of ports and terminal operations offers ways to realise a “fourth industrial revolution”, bringing with it safety, operational, and environmental benefits, delegates heard at the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association annual general meeting, which was held in the Spanish port city of Bilbao.
PEMA AGM 2018
PEMA is pleased to announce that its next Annual General Meeting will be held in Bilbao, 30th January – 1st February 2018, in partnership with UniportBilbao.
PEMA welcomes three new members at start of 2017
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) continues to expand its membership – which passed the 100 member mark in 2016 – with the addition of three new member companies: port equipment manufacturers Bedeschi S.p.A, Velodyne LiDAR Inc. and Samson Materials Handling Ltd.
PEMA calls for cross-industry dialogue to optimise global shipping supply chain
Members of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) called for cross-industry dialogue to optimise the global shipping supply chain during the Association’s annual general meeting, with issues such as container vessel size, shipping alliances and alternatives to sea shipment topping the agenda.
PEMA joins the new I AM Industry Alliance
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) along with 20 other organisations, has joined the Industry Alliance for Multimodal Connectivity and Logistics (I AM), which seeks to promote the interests of the ports and shipping sector in the context of EU policy initiatives.
PEMA focuses on electrification, environment, and state of the art technologies at 2016 Members Meeting
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) recently held its annual Members Meeting in Long Beach, California, during which delegates discussed key issues such as electrification, environmental management, and advanced technologies, and how the global ports and terminals industry can best apply developments in these areas to meet future challenges.