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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Global Groups Collaborate on Container Safety Improvements

The COA is one of five international freight transport and cargo handling organisations collaborating on the production of new guidance on packing standards for freight containers and other cargo transport units. Working together as the “Cargo Integrity Group”, the...

COA August 2020 Newsletter

This Month: Message to Members from the COA Chairman CSC allowable stacking - Survey Results COA Reefer Telematics UDM Work Group – benefits for the shipping industry Update on COA Cedex Repair Code Harmonisation Project Flexitank matters Work Group Webinars to...

Intermodal Europe 2021 – Dates and Venue announced

Intermodal Europe 2020 (scheduled for Rotterdam, 6-8 October 2020) has now been cancelled. Informa Markets (the Event Organisers) have announced that Intermodal Europe 2021 will take place at the RAI Convention Centre, Amsterdam, on 26-28 October 2021. Further...

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

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