PONL Heritage - Celebrating the past, staying in touch in the future...
PONL Heritage exists to preserve the history of P&O Nedlloyd and helps former employees around the world to stay in touch.
Sad news about the passing of former FMD Engineering Superintendent Jan Woodbridge.
QSM award for Ian Rankin Smith - Former OCL radio officer receives an award in the New Zealand New Year Honours List 2023.
"Fly a little, swim a little and boat a little" - Mid-Pacific rescue of Australian pilot Ray Clamback involving the P&O Nedlloyd Los Angeles.
Further 'Captain Ken' articles are available. In Captain Ken #16 - A day in a US Court Ken recalls when he was called as a witness in a New York court room following an incident on board a ship. Captain Ken #17 - Adventures in Borneo again goes back to Blue Funnel days with the importance of languages, a shark warning and an encounter with a hostile crowd. In Captain Ken #18 - Lloyds List award Captain Owen tells of the surprise on being invited to an occasion in London where, to his surprise, he received a prestigious maritime award. Captain Ken #19 - Communication at sea looks at the problems of communication in the days when there was reliance on signal flags. The latest article, Captain Ken #20 - Two very different surprises!, covers two events - An invitation to a function at St james Palace and running out of water on a Blue Funnel voyage.
Sad news about ex-Barking colleague Ted Tarrant
Last orders for Southampton Buffet Curry Lunch 13 April
Another good person lost... Roger Brown
The sad news continues... This time it is the passing of former senior executive Charles Rice
Sorrowful news about former sea staff chief engineer Dave Warburton 'crossing the bar'.
Sad news from New Zealand - John Charles Baine has sadly passed.
A further sad announcement, this time about the death of Michael Denchfield.
More sad tidings with news of the passing of Barbara Pease and Eileen Keogh.
Calling all ex-NZSCo sea and shore staff... New Zealand Shipping Company 150th Anniversary Reunion
SCARA is an association for former staff members of P&O Nedlloyd and its predecessor companies. For information on how to join, please go to SCARA information.
We have an interesting addition to our documentation section - A section from the Ocean staff magazine from June 1969 which has a profile of the (then) new Encounter Bay class container vessels.
We need YOUR content contributions!
Is there an event taking place that you think your former colleagues might want to attend? Is there a story linked to PONL that you would like to share? If there is anything that you think would be of interest if published here then please drop us a line using email@example.com - Many thanks!
Click on the link below to see the vidoes and other items that are currently available.
Where are they now?
Latest: Richard Smith, Doug Bannister, Brian Mullan & David Odell & Tomas Brat.
It would be great to get an update from as many former colleagues around the world as we can. Please visit the Where are they now? area of the site and consider sending in your own entry - Thank you!
Have you recently held a reunion? If so then we would really like to be able to share that news in the Reunions section of this website. To see the reports filed in the past please go to the Reunion Reports page. You can then send in your own report to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PONLHeritage Flickr group
250+ P&O Nedlloyd-related photographs on PONLHeritage's own Flickr group... Browse the collection and share your own images of reunions, ships, containers, offices, ports, etc.
The PONL Fleet
Immediately before the A.P. Moller-Maersk takeover the P&O Nedlloyd fleet consisted of more than 170 vessels.
Links to various websites for information about our heritage, PONL-related social media, pension funds, retail, etc.