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  • 50 year anniversary for containerisation in Fremantle Many thanks to David Iredale who forwarded on this link to an article in The West Australian about the arrival of the Encounter Bay in Fremantle in March 1969.  This ...
    Posted 31 Mar 2019, 13:03 by Mike Chapman
  • Peter Jollie AM We have heard the sad news that Peter Jollie passed away on Saturday, 8 December 2018.  Peter held various senior positions with Overseas Containers Australia Limited (OCAL) and P&O ...
    Posted 13 Dec 2018, 14:46 by Mike Chapman
  • 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
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SCARA ‎(ex-staff association)‎ News and Notices

  • Peter Snow raises £2,900 for the Mission to Seafarers We have received the following report from Peter on his recent fundraising bike ride for the Mission to Seafarers:LONDON NIGHTRIDER RAISES FUNDS FOR MISSION TO SEAFARERSOn a cool ...
    Posted 12 May 2019, 12:59 by Mike Chapman
  • Dubai Reunion We have received the following reunion report from Bill Wightman:   On Thursday, 14 Mar 2019, there was a reunion of P&O Nedlloyd colleagues at the Seafarers Centre in Dubai ...
    Posted 21 Mar 2019, 14:04 by Mike Chapman
  • John Morrison Dear SCARA Member,   Sadly we have been informed by Dudley Robertson of the death of John Morrison on the 21/02/19.  John was seconded from OCAL in the 70s ...
    Posted 4 Mar 2019, 12:44 by Mike Chapman
  • Jim Reo Dear SCARA Member,   News has reached us via Tom Johnson in the Netherlands of the recent death of James Josef Reo (Jim / Jimmy) in the USA.  The funeral will take ...
    Posted 15 Jan 2019, 15:05 by Mike Chapman
  • Louise Evans Dear SCARA Member,I'm very sad to be sending this message from Dave Evans whose wife Louise passed away in December.   I have to sadly inform you that my ...
    Posted 15 Jan 2019, 15:05 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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