In Dutch the company was known as:
Koninklijke Java-China Paketvaart Lijnen
she ran services in the Southern Hemisphere
was gobbled up from 1977 by Nedlloyd Lines
I am looking for photographs of the freighters
in particular, preferably when working cargo in Hong Kong
or elsewhere in South East Asia
I'm finishing up a book on US-Saudi relations in the 1970s and have a question for anyone who visited Jeddah in those years.
I've read many stories about the chaos at the Jeddah port around 1974-75. The Saudi economic boom meant that the demand for imports was so great that ships...