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PONL Heritage - Celebrating the past, staying in touch in the future...





News

  • Tom Smith We've received the very sad news that former P&O Containers and P&O Nedlloyd sea staff colleague Tom Smith has passed away.  Tom's twin brother William has ...
    Posted 26 Nov 2020, 12:41 by Mike Chapman
  • Baron Maurice Velge Sad news as Baron Maurice Velge has passed away at the age of 84. Mr. Velge was amongst others founder/owner of P&O Container Agencies in Antwerp, also founder ...
    Posted 7 Oct 2020, 11:16 by Mike Chapman
  • World in a Box We have received the following communication from Martin Orchard about a fascinating video commemorating the 50th anniversary of the start of the deep-sea container trade in Australia:   Dear David ...
    Posted 9 Dec 2019, 12:44 by Mike Chapman
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SCARA ‎(ex-staff association)‎ News and Notices

  • Peter Pollitt MBE Dear SCARA Member,   Sadly we have received news of the death of Peter Stephen Hoskin Pollitt, MBE. With a long career in shipping and transport he will be know to ...
    Posted 29 Nov 2020, 12:41 by Mike Chapman
  • John Agnew Dear SCARA Member,   Very sadly we have been advised that John Agnew died on Monday 26 October 2020. Gerry Askham very kindly sent the following message.   "John's daughter Susan ...
    Posted 27 Oct 2020, 12:25 by Mike Chapman
  • Terry Bond Dear SCARA Member,   We have received news from Margaret Bond of the sad death of her husband Terry Bond who passed away 24 September 2020.  During his time with OCL ...
    Posted 7 Oct 2020, 06:43 by Mike Chapman
  • Pat Blewman Dear SCARA Member,   Sadly we have received news from James Blewman following the death of his father Patrick (Pat) Blewman on 1 October 2020. Pat worked for P&O Containers ...
    Posted 7 Oct 2020, 06:43 by Mike Chapman
  • SCARA update August 2020 A garden, 2020 Reunion, SCARA Committee, SCARA Golf Day, local social events, industry news & keeping in touch...     Dear SCARA member,      We hope this message finds you keeping well and in ...
    Posted 10 Aug 2020, 12:07 by Mike Chapman
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PONLHeritage events

 

Reunion Reports

  • First Liverpool Reunion The reunion did in fact take place at long last!  Eighteen of us attended at the William Gladstone in Liverpool on Saturday 18 April 2015.  We had apologies from a ...
    Posted 30 Jul 2015, 13:10 by Mike Chapman
  • OCL/P&O Birmingham Reunion 2014 The Annual Reunion for Birmingham was held on Saturday 8th November 2014 – despite the horrendous weather in the morning we had a good number of people turn up (30) and ...
    Posted 6 Jan 2015, 14:28 by Mike Chapman
  • 2014 Tokyo Reunion November 2014 saw a long-wished reunion in Tokyo: Geoff Bolton, OCL/P&OCL veteran of thirty years from the 1967 startup of the OCAL head office in Sydney, moved ...
    Posted 29 Nov 2014, 13:42 by Mike Chapman
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Where are they now?

  • Julia Louppova My name is Julia Louppova and I am a former PONL Russia team member,I joined P&O Nedlloyd Moscow in November 1998 as an Administrative Assistant.  I was soon ...
    Posted 31 Jan 2017, 13:40 by Mike Chapman
  • Nick Frost Many thanks to Roger Brown, Mick Gander and Adrian Malupa for identifying the actor, screenwriter and producer Nick Frost as a former colleague who worked in the Hainault office for ...
    Posted 26 Oct 2015, 11:48 by Mike Chapman
  • Billy Bragg According to his biography ("Billy Bragg: Still suitable for miners" by Andrew Collins), the British singer-songwriter left school to work for Overseas Containers Limited (OCL) in London ("at the ...
    Posted 30 Jan 2015, 12:19 by Mike Chapman
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