Our Members

The COA was established to bring like-minded businesses in the container industry together to be part of a global association. The main aims of the COA are to provide global expertise, promote common standards and facilitate international lobbying. Members have a wider variety of interests within the container industry, including flexitanks, reefers, depots, the environment and other topics that are relevant to the shipping and freight sector.

Visit our Members Directory to see who our members are.

Member Types

Full Membership of the COA is open to all owners of freight containers whose primary business is container operation and leasing. This includes container shipping lines, leasing companies and intermodal container operators.

Associate Membership of the COA is open to companies supplying container-related equipment and services, including: 

  • Container Manufacturers
  • Container Depots
  • Equipment and Component Suppliers
  • Flexitanks
  • Flooring Manufacturers
  • Insurance Groups
  • Logistics Service Suppliers
  • Paint Suppliers
  • Refrigeration Machinery Manufacturers
  • Surveyors and Classification Societies
  • Systems and Management Companies

Group Membership of the COA is open to other industry groups related to the container business

Partner Membership of the COA is open to other industry organisations

To learn more about becoming a member of the COA, contact us directly or read our member benefits.