Full Membership of the COA is open to all owners of freight containers whose primary business is container operation and leasing.
Full Annual Membership Fee: €2175

Associate Membership of the COA is open to other companies and individuals related to the container industry.
Associate Annual Membership Fee: €2175

Why join the COA?

By joining the COA, companies can become part of a global association, whose members are at the forefront of the container shipping business. Benefits include:

  • Access to COA studies and reports
  • Participation in COA Working Groups and the opportunity to help formulate future COA strategy
  • Members-only newsletters
  • The opportunity to attend COA Members Meetings
  • The opportunity to participate in the COA stand at Intermodal exhibitions
  • Members offers

Choose whether you would like to join the COA with full membership or as an associate. For details on each membership please see the introduction at the top of this page.


Would you like to recieve relevant news and offers to your email and allow the COA to contact you from time to time?


The Board of Directors of the COA has approved the Statutes for the Association. They can be viewed on the COA Statutes page.