9th COA Members Meeting


Overview

Over 200 delegates attended the 9th COA General Meeting on Monday 28 November.

9th COA Members Meeting - Hamburg

Over 200 delegates attended the 9th COA General Meeting on Monday 28 November. The meeting included Working Group Sessions, focusing on the progress of the COA’s Working Groups and Divisions:

  • Container Depots
  • Alternative Materials
  • Cargo Incident Notification System
  • Flexitanks

Copies of the presentations in these sessions will be put on the website shortly

Contaminated Refrigerant Gases

The Conference concluded with a special session, aimed at clarifying the situation relating to contaminated/counterfeit refrigerant gases and intended to enable container owners and reefer service organisations to understand the problems and to find out how these issues can be tackled.

The Panel comprised representatives from the four leading container refrigeration machinery manufacturers (Carrier Transicold, Daikin Industries and Star Cool), together with specialist reefer consultancy Cambridge Refrigeration Technology. A copy of the CRT presentation is shown in the panel above.