The Container Owners Association was established in November 2004 as an international organisation representing the common interests of all owners of freight containers.
The principle aims of the COA are to provide global expertise, to promote common standards and to facilitate international lobbying. The Association is also intended to enhance co-operation between its members and other associated industry bodies in a number of fields.
Working Groups A number of Working Groups have been established by the COA. Current Working Group activity is focused on:
Containers and Flexitanks
For further information on current status, please visit the Members
Membership of the COA is open to all owners of freight containers
whose primary business is container operation and
Associate Membership of the COA is
open to other companies and individuals related to the container
Group Membership of the COA is open
to other organisations representing groups of individuals or companies related
to the container industry.
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.
Access to COA studies and reports
Participation in COA Working Groups and the opportunity to help formulate
future COA strategy
The opportunity to attend COA Members Meetings
The opportunity to participate in the COA stand at Intermodal exhibitions
Membership Application To join the Container Owners Association, please:
- click HERE to download a PDF of the application
form - cliek HERE to
download a Word version of the application form