Liebherr Joins Pema


The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA), the global industry body for port equipment and technology, has announced seven new members, who joined the organisation in July and August, 2015.

The new members include Liebherr Container Cranes, VDL Containersystemen, and Gantrex SA.

Ottonel Popesco, President of PEMA, said: “PEMA has had an exceptionally strong year of growth in 2015 and we are delighted to welcome our latest new members to add to the global reach and reputation of our association.”

To watch Ottonel Popesco's video interview with PTI on automation and megaship handling, click here

Founded in 1958, Liebherr Container Cranes, a division of Liebherr International AG, is one of the longest-established manufacturers of container port cranes, producing ship-to-shore, rubber-tyred gantry and rail-mounted gantry cranes.

Liebherr container cranes are now in use in over 100 container ports and 50 countries worldwide.

Based in the Netherlands, VDL Containersystemen manufactures a range of container handling systems, including hooklifts, skiploaders, cable and chain-lift systems, as well as spreaders and automated guided vehicles (AGVs) for container transport.

Headquartered in Belgium since 1971, Gantrex SA, part of the Gantry Group, is a global supplier of crane rail solutions, with operating companies worldwide, supported by design and technical engineering teams in both Europe and North America.

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