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 Charlie Hunt, a former colleague from the P&O Containers era
Another collision at sea involving a company ship - This time it's 1988 and the Tor Bay and HMS Southampton at the entrance to the Arabian Gulf
The story of an incident in 1974 when the OCL containership Botany Bay was in collision with the Russian ship Neman off the Canary Islands.
Doug Hodge, former sea staff 2OL and FMD Electrical Superintendent sadly passed away in early June.
The day in 1970 that King Charles visited the Discovery Bay in Melbourne, Australia.
The sad news continues... This time of Anita (Nita) Jones' passing
More sad news, this time about Captain Ian Collister Crossing the Bar
Invitation to the SCARA 2023 Annual Reunion Lunch
An update on the plans for the SCARA Annual Reunion Lunch on 09/11/2023 and news on possible pre-Christmas events in Essex and Yorkshire.
Sad news about the passing of Tony Blumer OBE who ran the Blue Funnel/OCL/P&OCL agency in Malaysia - Updated with memorial service details.
An update for members on the Botany Bay and Tor Bay articles (here) on PONL Heritage
Information on the next SCARA Southampton Lunch on 18 April 2024
An event that may be of interest with a PS Waverley talk and 2023 cruises
An update for SCARA members on recent articles on the PONLHeritage website
A members' summary of the Southampton reunion and the 35th anniversary of the locomotive naming in SCARA News and Reviews
Sad news, this time about the passing of Brian Small
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 firstname.lastname@example.org - Many thanks!
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 email@example.com.
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.