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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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COA September 2021 Newsletter

Intermodal Europe – postponed to November 2022 The organisers of Intermodal Europe have announced that this year’s Event has been rescheduled from 2021 to 8-10 November 2022. The COA stand at the event and the proposed COA meeting consequently been postponed too....

CTU Code Quick Guide now available in all six official IMO languages

In striving for greater awareness and usage of the CTU Code in order to improve safety in the intermodal supply chain, the Cargo Integrity Group (CIG) has published its Quick Guide to the Code, and its accompanying Container Packing Checklist, in Arabic, Chinese,...

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