21st COA Members Meeting Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel



Wednesday 20 June 2018 - Conference Sessions
Thursday 21 June 2018 – Depot Visit

  1. General Practical Information
  • The 21st COA Members Meeting will take place at the Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, Singapore, on Wednesday 20 June 2018.
  • There will be a networking “Welcome to Singapore” Reception for all participants on Tuesday 19 June. And a Post-Conference Cocktail Reception after the Conference
  • On Thursday 21 June 2018, delegates will be able to participate in a visit to the Cogent Sky Depot, for practical sessions.
  • Conference Registration details and Hotel Booking Information are shown below


  1. Conference Agenda
  • Morning Sessions on 20 June will include presentations on key Container Shipping issues, including: Shipping Trends and Prospects, Container Manufacturing and Management, New Technology
  • During the afternoon, the Conference will divide into two parallel sessions: Container/Technical Projects and Flexitank Developments
  1. Click HERE for the Conference Agenda

Parallel Session A: Container/Technical Projects

  • New Information Technology for Container Management
  • Container Tracking and Tracing
  • Recommended COA Cargoworthy Criteria
  • Waterborne Coatings
  • Reefer Containers and Refrigeration Machinery
  • Container Flooring


Parallel Session B: Flexitank Developments

  • Shipping line flexitank update
  • Technology developments
  • 40ft containers
  • Reefer containers
  • FMC representation


  1. Depot Visit on 21 June
  • On Thursday 21 June, we are organising a visit to the Cogent Sky Depot, where there will be some practical demonstrations;
  • These will include a review of:
  • Cargoworthy Criteria Comparisons
  • Short Span Test for Floors


  1. Registration for the Conference
  • The Registration Fee for the Conference is as follows: 325 Euros for COA Members and 595 Euros for Non-Members
  • To register for the Conference, please click on his link: REGISTER
  1. Hotel Room Booking
  • Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

    Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel             

    ·  Deluxe room including 1 breakfast at SGD 300 subject to taxes per night.

    ·  Deluxe room including 2 breakfast at SGD 320 subject to taxes per night

    ·  Penalty charge will be applicable for any cancellation or shortening of stay.

  • Book your group rate for 21st COA Members Meeting Special rates at the Marriott Tang Plaza have been negotiated for delegates attending the Conference
  • To view the Rates and make your hotel booking, click on this Link: HOTEL

Any issues, please contact in-house Reservations at +65 67355800 or email to mhrs.sindt.reservations@marriotthotels.com