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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

  • SCARA 12th Annual Reunion Lunch Report A great day weather wise for our get-together this year on Thursday 2 November.  Thank you to all those who braved the hustle and bustle of the big city ...
    Posted 18 Nov 2017, 09:39 by Mike Chapman
  • Barry Diggle Dear SCARA Member,   We have received this sad news from Keith Axton.  Barry Diggle died on the 11th October at the age of 87 after a short illness. His funeral ...
    Posted 26 Oct 2017, 12:29 by Mike Chapman
  • Dream team... We've received then following news update from SCARA member Roger Brown about a reunion between four former members of the Barking sales team:   Probably the Hardest working Sales Team ...
    Posted 26 Oct 2017, 12:19 by Mike Chapman
  • Ted Nichols & Alan Brewer Dear SCARA Member,Sadly we have been advised of the recent loss of two of our Membership.Jackie Worwood writes:  'I am writing to inform you that my dear dad ...
    Posted 17 Oct 2017, 12:25 by Mike Chapman
  • SCARA Annual Reunion - Thursday 2 November 2017 Dear SCARA Member,   We hope that you will be able to join us for the annual reunion which this year will be held on Thursday 2nd November at the Park ...
    Posted 30 Aug 2017, 12:41 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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