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PEOPLE' ... those
who worked from the mid 1960s for Overseas Containers Australia
Pty Ltd in its Australian offices and associated agencies in
the establishment and operations of the worldwide freight container
services of OVERSEAS CONTAINERS LTD (OCL) ... through its first
two decades till the 1987 takeover by P&O Group (from other
founding consortium partners) to become P&O CONTAINERS Ltd
... followed a decade later by the 1997 merger with Nedlloyd
Containers to form P&O Nedlloyd Containers ... which business
was later purchased by Maersk Line of Denmark.
decades other container services absorbed in Australia included
those of ANL and ACTA ... and some sub-agent offices (Adelaide,
Brisbane, etc) became full branches of the group.