Ramora Global Ltd : Ramora UK to Provide a Flare Disposal Service for
Out-of-Date Flares at the Start of this Year's Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes
Ramora UK, one of the UK's leading Bomb Disposal companies, is repeating its
distress flare disposal service for sailors taking part in this year's
Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.
The disposal of out-of-date flares is a growing problem for sailors who face
severe penalties if they fail to follow the correct procedures. As has been
the case for the last few years, Ramora UK is offering a safe, legal solution
to the problem.
Out-of-date flares can be delivered to the Ramora UK disposal area at Town
Quay (next to Cowes Harbour Commission offices) on Friday 2 August between 3pm
and 8pm and on Saturday 3 August between 9am and 6pm providing the perfect
opportunity for competitors to dispose of their out-of-date flares before they
Up to ten flares per person will be accepted at a nominal fee of £2 per flare,
with a 50% discount applied to anyone holding a valid Competitor Card. Anyone
wishing to dispose of more than ten flares can make arrangements to do so by
contacting the Regatta Centre on 01983 295744. Disposal of quantities greater
than ten will only be possible by prior agreement.
Ramora UK have helped to develop and implement official explosive related
procedures which are now accepted as best practice throughout the industry.
Ramora UK's National Explosive Safety Scheme (NESS) improves awareness, offers
advice, training and practical disposal services and equipment, which in turn
improves safety, reduces risk and equips pyrotechnic users with the knowledge
ad capability to deal with Miscellaneous Pyrotechnics (MPs) with minimum risk
and allowing then to protect people and assets.
David Welch FCMI, MIExpE, MIABTI, Ramora UK's Managing Director, commented:
"We are delighted to participate at Cowes Week for the third year running. The
collection and disposal of these potentially dangerous items is vitally
important to public safety and should be dealt with by experts; we are proud
to provide this compliant service to competitors and members of the public."
Stuart Quarrie, CEO for regatta organisers Cowes Week Limited added: "Through
working with Ramora over the last few years, over 500 out-of-dates have been
safely and professionally disposed of. We're delighted to be working with
Ramora once again to offer this invaluable service to the Aberdeen Asset
Management Cowes Week audience."
For more information on Ramora UK, please contact:
Tel:(UK) 08454 608911
Tel:(Int) +44(0) 1329 226150
For more information on Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, please contact:
Ben Cummings or Robin Spring at WSM Communications on 020 7183 4610 or
Notes to Editors:
About Ramora UK
*Ramora UK (the trading name for Ramora Global Limited) is a leading
international provider of Bomb Disposal services and training.
*Ramora UK offers a wide range of land and maritime Explosive Ordnance
Disposal (EOD) and Improvised Explosive Device (IED) services, including
bomb disposal, training design and delivery, equipment solutions and
Governments, corporations and military and law enforcement agencies around the
world rely on Ramora UK's expert services for planning, training and the
practical removal of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO).
About Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week
Cowes Week is one of the UK's longest running sporting events, having first
taken place in 1826. The aspirational and inclusive sailing regatta is the
largest of its kind in the world, attracting around 1,000 yachts in up to 40
classes. Around 8,000 competitors race during the week ranging from weekend
sailors to World Champions and Olympic medallists.
The lively festival atmosphere at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week means
there is plenty of social and exciting onshore activities for sailors and the
thousands of spectators who visit Cowes each year. The next edition of the
regatta takes place from 3-10 August 2013. Entries are now open online.
The event is supported by its Title Sponsor, Aberdeen Asset Management. The
supporting sponsors also help to make the event a success: Boss Watches,
Chatham Marine, Gill, Isle of Wight Council, Mount Gay Rum, and Volvo Car UK.
About Aberdeen - simply asset management
Aberdeen is an independent asset management company. Formed out of a
management buy-out in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1983, it is now a FTSE 100
company operating on-the-ground in over 23 countries across Europe, Asia and
Defined by a pure focus on asset management, including equities, fixed income,
property and multi-asset portfolios, Aberdeen's investment solutions are
driven by commitment to straightforward, transparent investment approaches
that stress intensive, first-hand research and a long-term view.
As at 31 March 2013, the company manages assets of £212 billion ($322
billion/€251 billion) on behalf of institutional and private investors.
Aberdeen participates in sponsorships where it can get actively involved and
make a difference to an event, individual or team. Aberdeen's current sport
sponsorship portfolio includes properties across golf, sailing, rugby, hockey
and rowing. The group is also involved with a number of cultural and arts
To find out more about Aberdeen's capabilities visit: www.aberdeen-asset.com
To find out more about Aberdeen's sponsorships visit:
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