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A total of 95 delegates registered for the COA’s 18th General Meeting which took place at the Hilton Hotel, Rotterdam, on Monday 14 November 2016 . The Meeting covered many topics relevant to COA Members.

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COA Update
Paul Merritt, Chairman, COA

Global economic developments and impact on global shipping
Renzo Hoefnagels, Executive Director – Global Head of Intermodal Finance, ABN AMRO

Tackling industry issues
Mark Bennett, Principal, Bennett Consulting

Container Coatings – Industry Overview

Alternative Container Floors: Industry overview

Update on LSL (Laminated Strand Lumber) for the container business
Al Huber, EWP International Sales Manager, LP Building Products

“Greener” Container Markings
Susanne Zillikens, Technical Manager, Commercial Solutions Division West Europe, 3M Company

SOLAS Verified Gross Mass (VGM) – Four Months In
Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director, TT Club

Update on the BIC BoxTech Technical Characteristics Database
Douglas Owen, Secretary General, Bureau International des Containers

New Guidelines for Cargo in Non-Operating Reefers
Uffe Ernst-Frederiksen, Head of Cargo Management, Maersk Line and Chairman – Cargo Incident Notification System

Remote Container Management – what are the opportunities?
Mike Dempsey, Vice President, Container and Port Solutions, Orbcomm

The Smart Container
Tim Baker, Director of Marketing and Communications, Traxens

Container shipping: entering the digital age
Luke Duffy, Chief Executive Officer, Container Chain, Australia

Container inspections – on the move
Lucia Cavallo, Technical Capabilities and Solutions, Bureau Veritas

The “Industrial Internet of Things” – and its impact on the Container Business
Christoph Wartmann, Chief Executive Officer. Nexiot AG, Switzerland