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ROTTERDAM 2016: Everything you need to know about the COA General Meeting and Container Pavilion

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·       18th COA General Meeting (14 November 2016)
·       COA Container Pavilion at Intermodal Europe 2016 (15-17 November 2016)

Update and Practical Information

Intermodal Europe 2016 takes place in just over two weeks’ time. Please find below information on the COA’s 18th  General Meeting and the COA Container Pavilion at Intermodal Europe 2016.

A.   18th COA General Meeting (Monday 14 November 2016) – Join the Experts and Decision-Makers

Over 80 delegates have now registered for the COA’s 18th General Meeting taking place at the Hilton Hotel, Rotterdam, on Monday 14 November 2016 . We warmly invite you to register for this important meeting, which will cover many topics relevant to COA Members. Please find below information about the Conference:

1.      Key Industry Issues discussed in the Agenda: Register now

To view the full Conference Agenda, click here: AGENDA
As you will note, a wide range of relevant topics are being covered:

  • Container Industry Overview: Global Economy and Impact on Container Shipping
  • Tackling Industry Issues: How are market conditions influencing equipment demand?
  • Container Coatings: Impact of Regulatory Changes
  • Container Floors: Alternative materials – new designs, new materials
  • Digitalisation, IT and the Industrial Internet of Things: How will it affect the Container Business?
  • Container Operations: Insurance, CSC and Reefer Containers
  • Verification of Gross Mass: Current Status – four months on
  • BoxTech: Developing a Container Technical Database
  • Non-Operating Reefers: Launching the COA Code of Practice for Cargoes in NORs

The Conference is being sponsored by

–          3M China – Lunch and Refreshment Breaks

–          Orbcomm – Post-Conference Cocktail Reception

To register for the meeting, click here: REGISTER

The venue for the Meeting is the Hilton Hotel, Rotterdam – click HERE

To book your hotel accommodation (the booking link is valid ONLY until 31 October) – click : ACCOMMODATION


B.   COA Container Pavilion at Intermodal Europe 2016

1.       Visit the COA Container Pavilion – Stand E30

The COA is again organising the Container Pavilion at Intermodal Europe. COA Members and potential Members are warmly invited to the Stand. Refreshments will be served during the course of the exhibition.

The COA Container Pavilion is being generously sponsored by the following companies:

  •       Blue Sky Intermodal
  •       Bureau Veritas
  •       Chugoku Marine Paints
  •       CS Leasing
  •       Progeco
  •       Noble Container Leasing
  •       Valspar Aquagard

2.       Pre-Register for Intermodal Europe 2016

Intermodal Europe 2016 will take place in Rotterdam from Tuesday 15 to Thursday 17 November 2016. We strongly recommend that you pre-register to visit the exhibition – for full information, please go to www.intermodal-events.com.

3.       View the Intermodal Europe 2016 Exhibition Guide

To view the Intermodal Europe 2016 Event Guide, with all the information about the exhibition and the conference-programme, click here: EVENT-GUIDE

The organisers of Intermodal Europe have put together an Infographic to celebrate 60 years of containerisation. To view it, click INFOGRAPHIC
We look forward to seeing you in Rotterdam next month!

Best regards

Kate Marszalek
Container Owners Association

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