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  • The demolition of Beagle House is underway The first reports that the demolition of the former London HQ for Overseas Containers Limited, P&O Containers and P&O Nedlloyd appeared on the PONL Facebook group just over ...
    Posted 2 Sep 2017, 09:27 by Mike Chapman
  • Denise Durrant We have received the sad news via the PONL Facebook group that Denise Durrant has passed away.  Sim Coenradi very kindly passed on a translation of the original announcement which ...
    Posted 29 Jul 2017, 12:16 by Mike Chapman
  • Captain PJ Clark The following sad news has been posted on the Bay Boats (ex-sea staff) Facebook group by Rob Gurney (who in turn received the news from Ian Walters and Derek ...
    Posted 25 Jun 2017, 11:49 by Mike Chapman
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SCARA ‎(ex-staff association)‎ News and Notices

  • Dates for the diary / Reminder Dear SCARA Member,   Just a few dates / reminders for opportunities to get together.    1.  OCL/CJT get-together When: Tuesday, 8 May 2018 at middayWhere: Change of Horses, 87 ...
    Posted 3 May 2018, 14:37 by Mike Chapman
  • Barbara Fry Dear SCARA Member,   We were very sorry to hear from Tom Fry that his wife Barbara died on the 13th April 2018.  Tom says "many of my colleagues in Zimbabwe ...
    Posted 26 Apr 2018, 11:48 by Mike Chapman
  • Spring Soirée 16 May 2018 Dear SCARA Member,   We are very pleased to advise details for an informal springtime 'get-together' in London on the 16th May.  We are hopeful that similar events can/will ...
    Posted 26 Apr 2018, 11:45 by Mike Chapman
  • Vernon Rolls, Tony Doveston & Beryl Ratnayake  Dear SCARA Member,    It is with regret that I have the following messages to circulate to the Membership.    1. Vernon Rolls died  28 February 2018   Vernon's son John has ...
    Posted 8 Apr 2018, 09:20 by Mike Chapman
  • Lou van de Velde Dear SCARA Member,   Very sadly we have been advised of the death of Lou van de Velde on Thursday 22nd February 2018.  The funeral will take place on the 28th ...
    Posted 27 Feb 2018, 13:42 by Mike Chapman
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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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