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




News

  • Tom Smith We've received the very sad news that former P&O Containers and P&O Nedlloyd sea staff colleague Tom Smith has passed away.  Tom's twin brother William has ...
    Posted 26 Nov 2020, 12:41 by Mike Chapman
  • Baron Maurice Velge Sad news as Baron Maurice Velge has passed away at the age of 84. Mr. Velge was amongst others founder/owner of P&O Container Agencies in Antwerp, also founder ...
    Posted 7 Oct 2020, 11:16 by Mike Chapman
  • 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
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SCARA ‎(ex-staff association)‎ News and Notices

  • SCARA events for 2021/2022 We have news of 3 events planned for 2021 and an idea for 2022!   These events will of course only go ahead subject to the Covid-19 rules and regulations ...
    Posted 30 Jul 2021, 13:17 by Mike Chapman
  • SCARA Golf Day 8 July 2021 Thanks Roger, we missed this last year!   After a miserable 18 months, a small band of brothers from the Great and Heady days of the OCL/P&OCL/P&O ...
    Posted 26 Jul 2021, 07:04 by Mike Chapman
  • Patrick Moore OBE Dear SCARA Member,Sadly we have been notified of the death of Patrick Moore on 1st June 2021.  David Charlesworth has kindly sent the following message:It is with regret ...
    Posted 11 Jul 2021, 12:01 by Mike Chapman
  • Obituary Notices Dear SCARA Member,Very sadly we have also been notified of the death of Michael Keat on 26 May and Lynne Robertson on 23 June, both were SCARA members. Further ...
    Posted 11 Jul 2021, 11:42 by Mike Chapman
  • NZSCo Reunion Dear SCARA Member,We are pleased to circulate the following message on behalf of Capt Roger Blake, President of the New Zealand Shipping Company Association.EXPRESSION OF INTEREST                                                               It is ...
    Posted 6 Jul 2021, 11:27 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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