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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Industry Consultation – UDM for Reefer Container Data Exchange Formats

Unified Data Model for Reefer Data Exchange Industry Consultation Process The COA’s Reefer Telematics Work Group has developed a Unified Data Model (UDM), to provide a single, global definition of data related to reefer containers – a ‘Reefer Data Classification...

COA Flexitank Webinar

The COA organised a webinar focusing on Flexitanks on Thursday 11 March 2021. Topics covered included enviromental issues and testing of flexitanks by China Railways. Further Information HERE

New Year’s Message to COA Members

Dear COA Member On behalf of the COA Board of Directors, I would like to extend my very best wishes to all COA Members for the coming year. We hope that you have a Safe and Successful 2021. Since Paul Johnescu and I took up our positions of Chairman and Vice-Chairman...

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