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Automation & Control Technologies Committee

“Container ports and terminals are facing a continuous challenge to improve efficiency in their operations, which in part, is driven by the steady increase in vessel size. At the same time, there is also a high demand for improved safety and better sustainability in ports and terminals worldwide. Automation has played a key role in meeting these challenges during the last two decades, and there remains no end in sight for this development, especially in the current landscape of new and emerging technologies.”

Kari Rintanen, Manager Port Technology Research, Konecranes

PEMA Automation & Control Technologies Committee Chair

Founded in August 2010, the PEMA Automation & Control Technologies Committee (formerly the Technology Committee) is dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding of the role of automation, information and communication technologies in modern port and terminal operations.

Formed of PEMA members and other experts in the manufacture and supply of advanced software, hardware and systems, the Committee promotes innovation, thought leadership, best practice awareness in the development and use of equipment drives, controls and robotics, process automation, automated identification, sensing, location and navigation, communications and data management technologies, operations software, systems integration and associated ICT in ports and terminals. As part of its remit, the Committee also develops and promotes industry guidelines and standards.

 

Information papers

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This information paper provides a high-level overview of the use of laser technology in the ports and terminals sector.

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This information paper provides a high level overview of the use of Optical Character Recognition (OCR) in the ports and terminal sectors of the global container supply chain.

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This information paper provides a high level overview of adoption trends and the current state of the art in container terminal yard automation worldwide.

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This information paper provides a high level overview of the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in the ports and terminal sectors.

 

Member case studies, white papers and research reports

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This case-study from IDENTEC SOLUTIONS documents the successful deployment of RFID technology by Georgia Ports Authority, supporting productivity, safety and sustainable growth.

 

Email info@pema.dns-systems.net for more information.

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