Ramora Global Ltd : Ramora UK to Provide a Flare Disposal Service for Out-of-Date Flares at the Start of this Year's Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week Ramora UK, one of the UK's leading Bomb Disposal companies, is repeating its distress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 The disposal of out-of-date flares is a growing problem for sailors who face severe penalties if they fail to follow the correct procedures.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 Out-of-date flares can be delivered to the Ramora UK disposal area at Town Quay (next to Cowes Harbour Commission offices) on Friday 2 August between 3pm and 8pm and on Saturday 3 August between 9am and 6pm providing the perfect opportunity for competitors to dispose of their out-of-date flares before they go racing. 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." ENDS For more information on Ramora UK, please contact: Tel:(UK) 08454 608911 Tel:(Int) +44(0) 1329 226150 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For more information on Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, please contact: Ben Cummings or Robin Spring at WSM Communications on 020 7183 4610 or email@example.com. Notes to Editors: About Ramora UK www.ramorauk.com *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 consultancy. 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 the Americas. 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 sponsorships. To find out more about Aberdeen's capabilities visit: www.aberdeen-asset.com To find out more about Aberdeen's sponsorships visit: www.aberdeen-asset.com/aam.nsf/AboutUs/sponsorship ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Ramora Global Ltd via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1712632
Ramora Global Ltd : Ramora UK to Provide a Flare Disposal Service for Out-of-Date Flares at the Start of this Year's Aberdeen
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