Container Owners Association

Focusing on efficiency, safety and sustainability

The international organisation representing the common interests of owners of freight containers. The principle aims of the COA are to promote common standards and safe use of containers.

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Intermodal Europe postponed until 2021

After consultation with key industry stakeholders, Informa Markets (organisers of the Intermodal Europe exhibition), has announced that Intermodal Europe is being postponed until 2021. To view the full announcement, click HERE

June 2020 Newsletter – Events, Projects and Technical Report

This Month: Covid-19 and Container Shipping COA 2020 Members Meeting - cancelled 2020 Container Coatings Report Reefer Telematics Work Group COA Survey: CSC allowable stacking Standard Repair Code COA Technical Guidance Documents Flexitanks: Environment and Code of...

2020 COA Container Coatings Report

The COA’s 2020 Container Coatings Report is available for Members to download. This Report has been compiled from information supplied by the COA Coatings Work Group established in 2019. Its aim is to provide COA Members with a summary of coating technologies...

IICL: Global study on reefer frame coating systems

IICL: Global study on reefer frame coating systems The IICL has undertaken a global study on coating systems applied on the frames of refrigerated containers. For further information, click here: IICL REEFER FRAME COATINGS

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