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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

  • George Baker - Eulogy Back in May we had the sad news that George Baker had passed away.  George's wife Pat has now sent a copy of his eulogy which we are sure ...
    Posted 17 Jul 2016, 09:42 by Mike Chapman
  • George Baker & Derek Stickland Dear SCARA Member,  Mrs Pat Baker has given us the sad news that her husband, George Baker, passed away on the 19th May 2016.  George's last position with the ...
    Posted 25 May 2016, 14:19 by Mike Chapman
  • Reminder: Farewell to Beagle House (now Maersk House) Dear SCARA Member,  If you would like to attend the event on the 15th March and have not yet responded to David Charlesworth <d.charlesworth@a-mesc.com> would you ...
    Posted 23 Feb 2016, 12:45 by Mike Chapman
  • Memories and photos of Beagle House Further to SCARA message of the 29th January please find below a special request from James Baxter on behalf of SCARA Committee.   Dear SCARA member, Call for Memories and Photos ...
    Posted 18 Feb 2016, 13:44 by Mike Chapman
  • 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
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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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