The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has released its latest report on global container port equipment deliveries, which provides independent intelligence on handling equipment and technology trends in the ports and terminals sector.
The surveys are divided into three main equipment areas: ship-to-shore (STS) container cranes, yard container cranes and mobile port handling equipment, covering reach stackers, FLTs and terminal tractors.
The latest editions include detailed global and regional delivery volumes for 2014, as well as delivery trend data from 2005-2014.
In a summary of three 2014 surveys, global STS container crane deliveries increased by 40%.
A total of 790 yard container cranes were delivered in 2014, including 507 rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) and 283 rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMGs).
Ottonel Popesco, President of Pema, said: “These latest surveys illustrate yet again how PEMA is delivering on its promise to be an independent knowledge resource for the global ports and terminals sector.
“Our increasingly extensive range of surveys, information papers and recommendations provide the industry with unique insights into key issues facing manufacturers and the industry as a whole.”
PEMA’s 2015 global delivery surveys are now under preparation and will be released to members and contributors in April/May, 2016.