Overseas Containers Limited

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Overseas Containers Ltd., known as OCL, was a shipping consortium formed in 1965, by the amalgamation of the container interests of P & O, the British & Commonwealth

Shipping Co., the Ocean Steam Ship Co. (Blue Funnel), and Furness, Withy & Co. The Barber Blue Sea shipping group was a joint venture between Blue Funnel and the Norwegian firms Wilh. Wilhelmsen and Brostrøms.

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