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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Guidelines for in-depot testing of replacement container floorboards

The COA has published Guidelines for in-depot testing of replacement floorboards for containers. This technical document describes a test procedure designed to be undertaken within a depot to assess that replacement floor boards conform to the required specification...

Announcement: 2019 COA Membership

Announcement: 2019 COA Membership Please click on the link below to view the document giving details of arrangements for the 2019 COA Confirmation of Membership Document. These arrangements are being introduced with immediate effect COA 2019 Membership Confirmation of...

22nd COA Members Meeting Rotterdam, Monday 5 November 2018

22nd COA Members Meeting Rotterdam, Monday 5 November 2018 Over 130 delegates participated in the 22nd COA Members Meeting, which took place at the Hilton Hotel, Rotterdam on Monday 5 November 2018. The morning comprised Parallel Project Groups: Telematics/Tracking...

Registration open for COA Members Meeting, Rotterdam

COA Members Meeting, Rotterdam – Monday 5 November 2018 Conference Registration and Hotel Booking Now Open   22nd COA Members Meeting, Rotterdam – AGENDA PUBLISHED, REGISTER NOW TO PARTICIPATE Wide range of container industry topics covered in the conference programme...

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