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  • New book on Maersk Line "Creating Global Opportunities — Maersk Line in Containerisation 1973-2013" (Cambridge) by Chris Jephson and Henning Morgen covers A.P.Moller-Maersk's start in containerisation in the early 1970s, and ...
    Posted 24 May 2014 11:09 by Mike Chapman
  • G.P. Sinha We understand that former General Manager for P&O Nedlloyd South East Asia, G.P. Sinha passed away this morning (Saturday 10 May).    On the PONL Facebook page former colleague ...
    Posted 10 May 2014 11:27 by Mike Chapman
  • John Utley We have been contacted by Mark Utley who has family connections with Blue Funnel Line, Ocean and OCL.  Mark (son of Mike Utley who worked for OCL at the Birmingham ...
    Posted 5 Jan 2014 15:06 by Mike Chapman
  • Ex-P&O Nedlloyd Sydney in the news The UK's Daily Telegraph newspaper has published an article about a transaltantic voyage on the Maersk Pembroke, formerly the P&O Nedlloyd Sydney:Never turn your back on the ...
    Posted 2 Jan 2014 13:56 by Mike Chapman
  • Nick Lampe The following sad news has been passed on from Australia by Geoff Bolton:"10-October-13 : Nick Lampe passed away in Sydney - he was a P&O employee in the ...
    Posted 12 Oct 2013 11:21 by Mike Chapman
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SCARA (ex-staff association) News and Notices

  • Dave Darvill Dear SCARA Member,Sadly we have received news that David Darvill has recently passed away. The funeral will be held at St. Barnabas Church, Linslade, Bedfordshire, at 2:15 pm ...
    Posted 10 Jul 2014 12:22 by Mike Chapman
  • SCARA Golf Day 2014 Another Great Day was had by all at the Bentley Golf Club, Brentwood Essex in May to challenge for the Rose Bowl kindly donated by Lady St Johnston.Due to ...
    Posted 10 Jul 2014 12:05 by Mike Chapman
  • SCARA Reunion Lunch 2014 Dear SCARA Member,It is still a little way off but the Committee would like to provide advance notice of this year's reunion.Venue: Grand Connaught Rooms, Great Queen ...
    Posted 9 Jun 2014 12:01 by Mike Chapman
  • Chris Revill Dear SCARA Member,   The following message was received from Owen McCann yesterday.    "An old friend and colleague of  OCL/P&O/ P&ONL UK staff ; Chris Revill sadly passed away ...
    Posted 13 May 2014 12:22 by Mike Chapman
  • Mike Read's Funeral Ian Thornton has kindly provided the following:   Michael Robert Read 1935 - 2014.Mike left school at 16 and worked eventually as a Consultant for Coopers Bros, and he spent some ...
    Posted 13 Apr 2014 11:37 by Mike Chapman
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Reunion Reports

  • 10th P&O Birmingham Reunion With thanks to Craig Bowen for the following report and the photographs from last weekend's event...Organised as ever by Rob Mills, the 10th reunion started 1pm at Square ...
    Posted 11 Nov 2013 13:37 by Mike Chapman
  • PONL Xmas Drinks 2012 - Rotterdam November 22nd, as from 17.00 HRS.Pardoen, Spaansekade 62, Rotterdam (Oude Haven)Pass the word!!CU ALL!Frans, Anne, Petra
    Posted 19 Oct 2012 12:03 by Mike Chapman
  • Birmingham reunion 2011 The annual "Birmingham" reunion was held at the usual haunt, the Square Peg in central Birmingham in November.  Approximately 30 people came together during the course of the afternoon and ...
    Posted 8 Feb 2012 18:11 by Mike Chapman
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Where are they now?

  • 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
  • Bob Bransdon I started at Joint Cargo, then to ACTA thru to P&O Containers/P&O Nedlloyd, all in the Sydney offices. I worked in State Commercial, HO DP, HO Trade ...
    Posted 1 Oct 2013 00:18 by Mike Chapman
  • James Baldwin Joined OCL in 1973 in the ICM division. Over the next twelve years worked in various management divisions in Barking and Beagle House. Left in 1985 to join Inchcape Shipping ...
    Posted 28 Sep 2013 14:32 by Mike Chapman
  • Craig Bowen "Since leaving P&ONL (it’ll be 10 years this October) I have been working at BHJ. It’s a Danish company that make food ingredients, I do the orders ...
    Posted 7 Sep 2013 00:39 by Mike Chapman
  • Bill Wightman William Wightman…known as Bill Wightman"Joined OCL in 1973 in Coatbridge, Scotland, as a Movements Controller.  Stayed with the company, as it became P&OCL, P&O Containers, and ...
    Posted 7 Sep 2013 10:42 by Mike Chapman
  • Peter Ongley Peter Ongley has always been based in Leeds and his career in shipping included fulfilling the following roles:Overseas Containers Ltd. Freight Clerk 1972 - 1976 Senior Section Leader 1976 - 1977 ...
    Posted 4 Sep 2013 12:01 by Mike Chapman
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