Hapag-Lloyd Container Engineering Director appointed to Container Owners Association Board
The Container Owners Association – the international organisation representing container shipping lines and container leasing companies worldwide – has appointed Frank Nachbar, Director - Container Engineering, Hapag-Lloyd, to its Board of Directors.
Mr Nachbar joins six other Directors, who represent some of the world’s largest container owners, on the Board of the Container Owners Association.
“It am delighted to join the COA Board,” says Mr Nachbar. “This position carries considerable responsibility and I will do my best to promote the COA globally and to support the wide range of initiatives that the COA is working on.”
The COA Board comprises senior representatives from some of the world’s largest container shipping lines and leasing companies, including: Maersk Line, CMA-CGM, Matson Line, Seaco Global, Triton International and Florens Container Services.
The Container Owners Association (COA)
For more information please contact
General Secretary of the COA, Patrick Hicks
or call +44 (0) 20 8390 0000
The Container Owners Association (COA) was established in November 2004 as an international organisation representing the common interests of all owners of freight containers, worldwide.
The principle aims of the COA are to develop industry standards, to disseminate information through conferences, training and education, to promote safe container operations, lobby relevant regulatory authorities and to promote environmental awareness.
With over 160 members, the COA focuses on all aspects of the container industry, working on projects relevant to the information needs of its Full Members (whose main activity is operating and leasing containers) and its Associate Members (suppliers of container-related equipment and services). These projects include: Container Shipping, Leasing, Manufacturing, Flooring Systems, Paint Technology, Refrigerated Containers, Depot Management, IT Systems, Flexitanks.