Automation and safety should be key areas of focus for ports if they want to improve efficiency, the president and chairman of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association has said.
Port operators could benefit from a new report which includes 20 recommendations for crane manufacturers and terminal operators on how to improve RTG and ship-to-shore (STS) container crane cabin ergonomics and safety.
The digitalisation of ports and terminal operations offers ways to realise a "fourth industrial revolution", Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) AGM delegates have been told.
Members of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) are calling for cross-industry dialogue to address supply chain challenges such as container vessel size and shipping alliances.
The University of Hamburg beat off the competition to win the E1,000 cash prize at this year’s PEMA Student Challenge which took place at TOC Europe in Rotterdam.
An information paper from the Port Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has stressed the importance of getting the details right when incorporating laser technology in an automation programme.
Trucker troubles: something the North American ports have become only too accustomed to over the last year where there have been strikes on the back of congestion and waiting times.
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014, which it helped mark by a special programme of educational activities and events at TOC Europe this week.
OCR systems have taken off in popularity throughout the world. According to the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association, there are 1,700 installations worldwide, while turnover is $50m a year and the rate of growth is 12%-15% a year
With container weighing becoming a global issue within the ports sector, the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association’s (PEMA) recently published information paper on container weighing technologies is a timely resource.
Port Strategy talked to Kari Rintanen, Chair of the PEMA Technology Working Group on Software Interface Standards, about the Association’s initiative to develop common industry standards for the integration of TOS and process automation technology
Port Strategy talks to PEMA Safety Committee chair Stephan Stiehler about the Association’s drive to reduce injuries and damage in ports and terminals
Belgium's Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has published a new report on the use and impact of optical character recognition (OCR) technology in container ports and terminals to try to get an idea of how they are improving efficiency and safety.
Can automation tick the safety first box for straddle carriers. John Bensalhia investigates
ESR Group have an exciting new opportunity to work in a fast paced, vibrant environment for a fantas... Read more
We’re looking for a Naval Architect to join our Naval Architecture team in London. Our business has ... Read more
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chief Engineer to join the Port Vessel unit on its Tugs and... Read more
As Logistics Manager, you will be responsible for arranging mobilisation of ALE equipment and consum... Read more
My client is one of the world’s Shipping Liners, offering more than 90 weekly services and call port... Read more
1. Admiralty Pilots are part of the Queens Harbour Master (QHM) organization and are employed to ena... Read more