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





News

  • 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
  • Flinders Bay model at the Fremantle museum David Iredale has kindly sent through the following report and photographs covering his visit to the WA Maritime Museum in Fremantle, Australia:    The SS Flinders Bay Model (wrongly indicated as ...
    Posted 2 Sep 2019, 00:03 by Mike Chapman
  • BT to move to former Beagle House site It has been announced that BT (British Telecom) will be moving their HQ from St. Pauls in London to One Braham by the end of 2021.  One Braham has been ...
    Posted 18 Aug 2019, 12:53 by Mike Chapman
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SCARA ‎(ex-staff association)‎ News and Notices

  • 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
  • Dudley Robertson Dear SCARA Member,    We are very sorry to advise of the death of our dear friend and colleague Dudley Robertson. His sisters Fiona and Christine kindly sent the following message ...
    Posted 13 Jul 2020, 07:54 by Mike Chapman
  • Sue Cessford - Updated Dear SCARA Member,   It is with great sadness that we have to advise that Sue Cessford passed away on 5 July 2020.   Sue attended nearly all of the SCARA reunions ...
    Posted 19 Jul 2020, 13:13 by Mike Chapman
  • Mike Raybould Dear SCARA Member,   Janette Rawlinson has written to tell us of the death of a dear colleague:   Sad to report that our former import sales colleague, Mike Raybould passed away ...
    Posted 1 Jul 2020, 01:47 by Mike Chapman
  • Shirley Burrell Dear SCARA Member,   Very sadly we have received the following message from Kim and Karen Burrell. Our thoughts are with the family at this difficult time.“It is with great ...
    Posted 17 Jun 2020, 02:06 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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