When Encounter Bay, the first British container ship, set sail 50 years ago this month, her owners, OCL, knew they were pioneers in uncharted waters. But the course they took, would revolutionise the handling of cargo for the next half century and beyond.
Their legacy continues to inspire us; as we look to lead the next logistical leap and deliver smarter trade for all.
Sir Donald Forsyth Anderson, P&O Chairman, 23March 1966.
Kerry St Johnston, OCL’s first commercial director
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, chairman & CEO, DP World
Learn more about the P&O Heritage collection here.
Read Data is the New Container by Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World Chairman and CEO, in full here.