The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) is to host a webinar entitled Views and technical challenges for the new generation of ship to shore and yard cranes, which will include presentations from five leading experts from the global ports and terminals sector followed by a deep-dive Q&A session.
15 October 2020
Views and technical challenges for the new generation of ship to shore and yard cranes will be held on October 15, 2020 at 14:00 CET on the Zoom video conferencing service.
“In these exceptionally challenging times, it is more important than ever that we understand the approaches and technologies needed to forge a new future for the ports and terminals 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 Mr Pat O’Leary – PEMA Head of Technology.
Mr Marc Desmons, Consulting Engineer MarCrane and former Director of Engineering TIL.; Mr. Detlev Schumacher, Consulting Engineer and former Technical Manager Eurogate Technical Services; Mr. Giuseppe Gargiulo, Head of Newbuinding, MSC; Mr. Etienne Delvallee, Engineering/Procurement, CMA TERMINALS HOLDING; Luis Canto, Chief Technical Officer, MMS Port Holdings Sdn. Bhd., 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.
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.