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  • PONLHeritage - 10 years Although the takeover commenced in 2015 most see 2006 as the final year for our old company, making 2016 the 10th anniversary of P&O Nedlloyd disappearing from the shipping ...
    Posted 8 Feb 2016, 08:52 by Mike Chapman
  • Last few weeks for former London HQ... The occupants of Maersk House (ex-Beagle House) have been given notice to vacate the building by the end of March so that demolition can commence in Q2 2016. Multiple ...
    Posted 6 Jan 2016, 09:00 by Mike Chapman
  • Paul Lydon More sad news...  Paul Lydon, ex-ITD London has passed away.  Paul joined P&O Containers in 1989 and took on many roles in the IT division until his early ...
    Posted 6 Dec 2015, 10:02 by Mike Chapman
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SCARA ‎(ex-staff association)‎ News and Notices

  • Farewell to Beagle House (now Maersk House) With just a short time to go before Maersk House is emptied and the site redeveloped, Maersk have agreed that we can use the venue to meet for one last ...
    Posted 30 Jan 2016, 01:35 by Mike Chapman
  • Mike Utley We have received the sad news from Keith Axton that Mike Utley (import field sales working from the Perry Barry containerbase, Birmingham) passed away on 24th January 2016.                                .The funeral ...
    Posted 30 Jan 2016, 01:15 by Mike Chapman
  • Eulogy – Ian Edward Thornton Our dear friend and colleague, and founder member of SCARA, sadly passed away on the 19th December 2015.  Ian was laid to rest on the 19th January 2016 on a ...
    Posted 30 Jan 2016, 01:08 by Mike Chapman
  • Christina Smith The following sad news has been received from Rosemarie Cast who was a friend and ex-colleague of Christina's:     It is with great sadness that we have to inform ...
    Posted 6 Jan 2016, 11:01 by Mike Chapman
  • Ian Thornton Dear SCARA Member,  Some of you may already be aware but for those that are not I have the sad duty to advise that Ian Thornton passed away on the ...
    Posted 4 Jan 2016, 08:46 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?

  • 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
  • Paul Soulsby Former P&O Nedlloyd colleague Paul Soulsby has been appointed Senior Vice President Shared Services at Costa Crociere, also known as Costa Cruises.,   From 1992 to 1995 Paul was European ...
    Posted 12 Jan 2014, 11:41 by Mike Chapman
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