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  • Brian Slater We have received the following sad news from Bob James, former Fleet Personnel manager (OCL/P&OCL):   I regret to inform you that Chief Engineer Officer Brian Slater passed away ...
    Posted 21 May 2017, 02:28 by Mike Chapman
  • 100th Anniversary of the sinking of the s.s. Otaki 2017 marks the centenary of the sinking of the New Zealand Shipping Company vessel s.s. Otaki by the German surface raider SMS Moewe.  The Otaki was a refrigerated cargo ...
    Posted 29 Apr 2017, 08:07 by Mike Chapman
  • Beagle/Maersk House - A historical survey PONLHeritage and SCARA have been contacted by a team who are in the process of recording the history of Whitechapel, the area of London chosen nearly 50 years ago as ...
    Posted 22 Apr 2017, 14:51 by Mike Chapman
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SCARA ‎(ex-staff association)‎ News and Notices

  • A Summer Get-Together An informal gathering has been arranged by some of our SCARA Committee Members.  You can sign up to it by logging into the PONL Group on Facebook or you can ...
    Posted 21 May 2017, 02:59 by Mike Chapman
  • Veronica Mooney Dear SCARA Member,   We have just received news from Christine Jones concerning Veronica Mooney who sadly passed away on the 12th April 2017.  Veronica had many friends both in Liverpool ...
    Posted 29 Apr 2017, 08:01 by Mike Chapman
  • SCARA Golf Day 2017 The following note from Adrian Malupa has been circulated to SCARA members:It's golfing time again and Spring is in the air.Please find below the final details for ...
    Posted 5 Mar 2017, 10:51 by Mike Chapman
  • Bill Gray Bill's son Robert has very kindly provided SCARA with some very interesting information about his father's life and career.  The first piece is the text of an introduction ...
    Posted 2 Feb 2017, 04:39 by Mike Chapman
  • Bill Gray, Derek Bowden & Christine Hartland Very sadly we have been informed of 3 recent deaths.   Robert Gray  has informed us that his father William H Gray passed away on the 11th January 2017 at the ...
    Posted 2 Feb 2017, 04:00 by Mike Chapman
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We've brought together the information about how to order ship DVDs and the OCL book, British Box Business - A History of OCL into a new area of this site.


 

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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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