5 crucial investing lessons for beginners buying UK shares!

first_img Access this special “Green Industrial Revolution” presentation now Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Our 5 Top Shares for the New “Green Industrial Revolution” Image source: Getty Images 5 crucial investing lessons for beginners buying UK shares! Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services, such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool, we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.center_img Cliff D’Arcy | Wednesday, 19th May, 2021 I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. As a financial writer living in a university town in southern England, young people often ask me about the core principles of investing. I happily provide them with free advice, as well as recommending good books on the subject. Here are five principles that I aim to get across to newbie investors.1. Investing isn’t gamblingMany adults (of all ages) genuinely believe that investing in shares is no different to gambling. But gambling (playing games of chance) always comes with a ‘negative expectation’. For example, UK National Lottery games return only half of ticket sales in prizes. Thus, these have a negative expectation of 50%, which is truly terrible. I usually quote US fund manager Peter Lynch, who wisely said, “Although it’s easy to forget sometimes, a share is not a lottery ticket…it’s part-ownership of a business”.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…2. Spread your riskOne of the most important rules of investing is to diversify your wealth. This involves spreading money across equities (stocks and shares), property, bonds, cash, and other assets. By distributing our precious nest eggs across many baskets, we avoid being overly exposed to one particular asset, market sector, or company. Diversification also reduces concentration risk, which involves having too much riding on one specific asset. Failing to diversify produces portfolios that suffer from excessive volatility and risk.3. Don’t forget dividendsThe returns from investing in shares are twofold. First, capital gains: selling shares for a profit. Second, dividends: a regular cash income paid to shareholders. Many listed companies return cash to shareholders as quarterly or half-yearly dividends. Not all companies pay dividends, but most members of the FTSE 100 index do. The average forecast dividend yield for the FTSE 100 is currently around 3.8% a year. Failing to invest in dividend-paying companies means losing this passive income. Some research suggests that reinvesting cash dividends into yet more shares can account for up to half (50%) of the long-term returns from shares.4. Beware of leverageIn investing, leverage involves using borrowed money or financial derivatives to magnify the gains (and losses) from financial assets. The problem with leverage is that is it indiscriminate. Like a double-edged sword, it can harm as much as help. For example, let’s say I borrow £100 and invest it alongside £100 of my own money into a particular stock. If that stock halves in value, then my entire £200 will be wiped out. Excessive leverage wiped out the $20bn fortune of this US billionaire in mere days. Always remember: leverage is your best friend, until it’s your worst enemy.5. Trading isn’t investingIt’s vital to understand that trading isn’t investing. Trading involves taking short-term positions in, say, shares, currencies, commodities, and so on. If I buy an asset and immediately start thinking about when to sell it, then I’m short-term trading and not long-term investing. Traders usually aim to make quick money from small market movements over short timescales. Investors buy assets, particularly shares in good companies, with the aim of making superior long-term returns (sometimes over many decades). Almost anyone can be a successful investor, but rich traders are rare as hen’s teeth. Finally, if you get a buzz of dopamine (the feel-good neurotransmitter in your brain) when you’re dealing, then you’re probably trading and not investing. While investing can be boring, it really, truly works! Enter Your Email Address It was released in November 2020, and make no mistake:It’s happening.The UK Government’s 10-point plan for a new “Green Industrial Revolution.”PriceWaterhouse Coopers believes this trend will cost £400billion……That’s just here in Britain over the next 10 years.Worldwide, the Green Industrial Revolution could be worth TRILLIONS.It’s why I’m urging all investors to read this special presentation carefully, and learn how you can uncover the 5 companies that we believe are poised to profit from this gargantuan trend ahead! See all posts by Cliff D’Arcylast_img read more

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Midweek Madness – Substitute that bloody Ref

first_imgWednesday Apr 29, 2009 Midweek Madness – Substitute that bloody Ref Weve featured quite a few referee related clips here on RD in the past, most of which have involved the ref being knocked over, tackled, losing his footing, and last week we even saw a ref tackle a player. Todays clip though, is a first.Stade Francais beat Castres 21-16 in the Top 14 on Friday night courtesy of a late try by young French international Mathieu Bastareaud.The win has all by sealed the Parisians place in the Top 14 Semi Finals.The moment were showing you today though happened in the first half and resulted in referee Jean-Pierre Matheu leaving the field for good.Poor old Matheu found himself in the middle of a Stade and Castres sandwich, with big Rodrigo Capo Ortega’s head colliding with his lip.No prizes for guessing who came off second best in that confrontation. 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Watch: Reforging the Steelers | Episode 2 | RugbyPass Original Documentary In Episode 2 of Reforging the Steelers, we follow the team through rounds two to four as they try to get their season on track after an opening loss to competition powerhouses Tasman. Leinster finish with Rainbow flourish as fans attend RDS for first time in 16 months Retiring duo Scott Fardy and Michael Bent bowed out on a winning note as Leinster finished the Rainbow Cup with a victory over Dragons. Final round of the Gallagher Premiership hit by a second match cancellation The final round of the Premiership lost the Worcester-Gloucester match on Tuesday and now Bristol versus London Irish is off. Crusaders player ratings vs Rebels | Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Which Crusaders stood out in their 26-point win over the Rebels in the final round of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman? Shock result: Crusaders left to rue costly errors with win over Rebels not enough for final guarantee In a shock result, the Crusaders have failed to record the requisite winning margin needed over the Rebels to book themselves a spot in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final and are now reliant on the Blues dropping the ball against the Force. 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In Ireland Palestinian and Irish prisoners go on hunger strike

first_imgIssam Hijjawi-Bassalat, a Palestinian doctor and dedicated ant-imperialist, was arrested on Aug. 24 along with nine members of the Irish Republican Party Saoradh, as a result of entrapment by the British police agency MI5. These arrests are part of the ongoing repression of the Irish Republican movement* by British military and intelligence forces.Irish-Palestinian Solidarity mural on Falls Road peace wall that separates Belfast’s Catholic and Protestant communities.                                                                                                        Credit: Talia LuxThe prisoners were taken to British-operated Maghaberry Prison in Antrim, one of the Occupied Six Counties in Ireland’s northeast.  After undergoing the intial 14-day isolation now being practiced during the COVID-19 pandemic, they were taken to Roe House at Maghaberry, which is used to detain Republican political prisoners.Due to persisting, numerous health problems, Dr. Hijjawi-Bassalat, who is 62 years old, was taken to an outside hospital for an MRI scan.  However, after the procedure he was separated from his comrades and placed in dilapidated Foyle House at the same jail — where non-political prisoners are held — instead of being taken back to Roe House. Authorities claimed that he had to undergo another 14 days of isolation to prevent the spread of COVID-19.However, this claim is contradicted by the preferential treatment given to loyalist prisoners.  The Irish Republican Prisoners Welfare Asscociation (IRPWA) Facebook page posted a message from a Republican prisoner on Roe 4 landing at Maghaberry jail.  It states: “Issam is being needlessly held in the filth and squalor of the occupation’s Foyle House in intense pain, unable to sit or lay down. …”The statement continues: “There is no logic to Issam being held [there] … as over the past two-week period, two loyalist prisoners were taken to outside hospitals and returned to loyalist Bush House. They were not forced to endure the 14-day, 24-hour lock-up due to ‘COVID isolation’. This is clear proof that the occupiers’ MI5-led jail administration is using the isolation of Issam as a tool to persecute Republican Prisoners.”Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Foyle House, too. Additionally, there is plenty of room in the Republican section at Roe House to allow Dr. Hijawi-Bassalat to be in isolation, say Republican activists.Solidarity growing in prisons and on the streetsIn response to such blatant, brutal repression, Dr. Hijjawi-Bassalat began a hunger strike on Sept. 16 to demand his return to the jail’s Republican wing. He has been joined in his strike by at least 50 Irish Republican political prisoners in both Maghaberry Prison and Portlaoise Jail in County Laois in the Free State (commonly referred to as the “Republic of Ireland”).Women incarcerated at the Hydebank Wood Prison in Belfast began refusing food on Sept. 23, and stated: “We unreservedly support Issam in his hunger strike and his demand for immediate transfer to Republican Roe House.” (The Irish News, Sept. 24)Activists on the outside have also committed to fasting in solidarity. The hunger strikers are continuing the struggle of Irish Republican hunger strikers, such as Bobby Sands.  Thirty-nine years ago, this hero fought to the death for political status and basic human dignity.Dr. Hijjawi-Bassalat’s experience in Maghaberry Prison is reflective of the common experience of political prisoners — whether in Ireland or Occupied Palestine. This is true in regard to both the harsh and brutal conditions in the jails and the prisoners’ means of resistance.Much like Irish political prisoners, Palestinians have a long history of demanding their humanity through tactics such as hunger strikes. Like their anti-imperialist comrades resisting oppression in Ireland, over 300 prisoners plan to go on hunger strike Sept. 24 to protest the appalling conditions, brutality and repression in Israel’s Ofer Prison in the Occupied West Bank. (Palestine Information Center, Sept. 22)Solidarity actions with Dr. Hijjawi-Bassalat and the Republican political prisoners have been held in several cities in the north and in Dublin, as well as in Glasgow, Scotland and London.  IRPWA is organizing a 24-hour solidarity fast of “activists from across Ireland” on Sept. 26. They will set up a camp outside Maghaberry jail, picket the Kennedy Center in West Belfast, then travel by car caravan to the prison’s gates where they will hold a rally.How you can help!In addition to pressuring British occupation forces, supporters from around the world can write letters to the hunger strikers.  Contact Samidoun Palestine Prisoners Solidarity Network via Facebook or email at [email protected] Also, see Irish Republican Prisoner Welfare Association via Facebook.Anti-imperialists worldwide have a responsibility to show solidarity with political prisoners from Ireland to Palestine. They are imprisoned for us!  We are out here for them!*Irish Republicans have fought for centuries against British imperialism and for the right of self-determination.  The loyalists, on the other hand, support and protect Britain’s occupation of the northeastern six counties in Ireland and London’s policies of global intervention, repression and exploitation.Kathy Durkin contributed to this article.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Secret Screening at Limerick’s Omniplex this month

first_imgOmniplex have announced their next Secret Screenings event will take place on Wednesday, June 28 and for the first time Omniplex Limerick will host its own event, joining cinemas in Dublin, Cork and Dundalk in simultaneously screening a major new release ahead of its launch date.As with all Secret Screenings, movie goers will only know the genre in advance of the screening and the movie itself will only be revealed when movie goers are in their seats and the opening credits start to roll.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Omniplex Secret Screenings have proved hugely popular since their launch, with tickets selling out quickly at all locations.  This is the first Secret Screening event for Limerick and will be a major new comedy that will not have gone on general release in Ireland.Previous Secret Screenings gave film fans the chance to see the much-acclaimed horror Get Out and action comedy Snatched (which played to sold out screens) before they went on general release in Ireland.Omniplex will host their third Secret Screenings event, on Wednesday, June 28 at 6.45pm. Tickets are limited and priced at €10 each which includes a medium popcorn and drink.  Secret Screenings are available to book online exclusively to MyOmniplex members aged 16 years and over only. Visit https://www.omniplex.ie/bookticketsFor a bit of speculation on this covert operation, join the conversation on Twitter, using the hashtag #OmniplexSecretScreening NewsSecret Screening at Limerick’s Omniplex this monthBy Editor – June 15, 2017 2117 Linkedin Facebook Previous articleBeyond the neon runesNext articleTaking a PUNT on gambling fever Editor Print TAGSOmniplex LimerickSecret Screening WhatsApp Email Twitter Advertisementlast_img read more

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Search is on for Limerick’s best student entrepreneurs

first_imgRoisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limerick STUDENT entrepreneurs across Limerick City and County have begun their journey in this year’s Student Enterprise Programme, with eyes on next year’s National Final.This Local Enterprise Office (LEO) run programme will be delivered differently, given the current restrictions across the country, and the Grand Final, which will take place on Friday 14th May 2021, will be a virtual one.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up This is 18th year of Ireland’s largest secondary school entrepreneurship programme and has seen over 200,000 students take part since it began.  The final usually takes place in Croke Park, but for 2021, the event will take place online in line with current Covid-19 guidelines.The students will compete across three categories: Junior; Intermediate and Senior, and will see judging take place virtually via electronic submissions. Each student enterprise is challenged with creating, setting up and running their own business, which must show sales of their service or product.The programme will also include two additional categories that students can enter. These are the “Most Creative Business Idea” video competition for the senior category and the “My Entrepreneurial Journey” category for the Junior and Intermediate categories.The schools from Limerick taking part this year are:Ardscoil MhuireArdscoil RísColáiste Mhichíl, CBS Sexton StreetCastletroy CollegeColáiste ChiaráinColáiste Íde agus IosafColáiste IósaefColáiste MhuireColaiste na TrócaireDesmond CollegeGaelcholáiste LuimnighGlenstal AbbeyHazelwood CollegeJohn the Baptist Community SchoolLaurel HillSalesians PallaskenryScoil na Tríonóide Naofa,Scoil Mhuire Agus ÍdeScoil PólSt. Clement’sSt. Munchin’sThomond Community CollegeVilliers SchoolMore than 1,000 students from 23 secondary schools in Limerick are expected to take part in the programme, which is funded by the Government of Ireland through Enterprise Ireland and delivered by the 31 Local Enterprise Offices in local authorities throughout the countryNationally more than 25,000 students from over 500 secondary schools across the country take part last year.Limerick has had previous success in the competition with all four teams representing Limerick at the Student Enterprise Programme National Finals picking up awards in 2020.Jack Fitzgerald of Castletroy College took second place in the “My Entrepreneurial Journey” CompetitionOlivia Rugala of “EZ Tie Close” of Desmond College Newcastle West, received the Special Merit Award in the Junior categoryAlex Healy of “Comestibles” from Coláiste Chiaráin, Croom, picked up Most Commercially Viable Business in the Intermediate CategoryRoss O’Shea and Thomas Lillis of “Agrimech” from Villiers School scooped Best Commercial Potential in the Senior CategoryMike Cantwell, Head of Enterprise in LEO Limerick said; “These are unprecedented times for our students and this year’s competition is giving them the opportunity to create businesses that can make an impact in the current real-world scenario.”“We are encouraging students to come up with business ideas that are adapted to the existing enterprise challenges and that are sustainable in today’s economic climate. With this in mind the programme has changed and even though the way it is being delivered (which is mainly online), is different, the students will still be able to work together in their school setting to develop their businesses.”“This will be our most challenging year to date in the Student Enterprise Programme’s history, but it will be exciting to see what new world businesses our students bring to the table.”Since the Student Enterprise Programme began in 2003, over 200,000 students have taken part, learning key skills on how to create a business idea, start a business and grow a business.  The Student Enterprise Programme also has new range of online resources for 2020 / 2021 at www.StudentEnterprise.ie, which will feature regular blogs and houses a full range of Student Enterprise resources for students and teachers. WhatsApp Email Facebook Twitter TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post LimerickNewsSearch is on for Limerick’s best student entrepreneursBy Meghann Scully – October 12, 2020 233 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener center_img Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Linkedin Advertisement WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Previous articleLimerick Post Show | Junk Kouture | Colaiste Nano NagleNext articleLimerick City and County Council shortlisted for 10 Excellence in Local Government Awards Meghann Scully Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Print Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live last_img read more

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A Tribute To Late Prof (Dr.) Mool Chand Sharma

first_imgColumnsA Tribute To Late Prof (Dr.) Mool Chand Sharma Keshav Dhakad21 Sep 2020 10:09 PMShare This – xThis heartfelt tribute is in remembrance of Prof (Dr.) Mool Chand Sharma, a law professor extraordinaire, an esteemed academician, a prolific author, an indefatigable institution builder, and one of the kindest human beings I have known. His sudden demise has come as a rude shock causing immense grief to all those who knew him and worked with him, especially scores of law students who…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThis heartfelt tribute is in remembrance of Prof (Dr.) Mool Chand Sharma, a law professor extraordinaire, an esteemed academician, a prolific author, an indefatigable institution builder, and one of the kindest human beings I have known. His sudden demise has come as a rude shock causing immense grief to all those who knew him and worked with him, especially scores of law students who learnt from his knowledge and wisdom. Prof. Sharma was a distinguished Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. His passion for the law also led him to serve in several capacities, as Vice-Chairperson of the University Grants Commission (UGC); Director of National Law Institute University, Bhopal; Senior Research Advisor at the National Human Rights Commission; Expert Legal Advisor for the Law Commission of India; and Joint Registrar of Research at the Supreme Court of India. He continued to advance the legal profession throughout his career, not only teaching a generation of lawyers, but also through his legal research, writing and service. One of his noted works, The Constitution of India: Celebrating and Calibrating 70 Years – A Compendium of Articles, was recently presented to the President of India by the Indian National Bar Association. My journey with Prof. Sharma began in Campus Law Center, (Faculty of Law) University of Delhi in the year 1997-98. Being a first -generation law student, I was unsure of what professional life had in store for me. As I pursued my studies in law with uncertainty and a degree of trepidation, I came in contact with Prof. Sharma, and went on to become his devoted student. One of the first things that comes to mind about him was the brilliance of his intellect, coupled with his simplicity of thought. Whenever I had a conversation with him, I knew that I was embarking upon an academic journey, whose endpoint would be deeply satisfying. There was elegance in the way he reasoned, explained, and argued. What he had to offer as an educator was exceptional. Prof. Sharma’s deep understanding of interplay amongst finer nuances of rule of law; diversity and development; distributive justice; law of poverty and human rights; jurisprudence; constitutional law, and education as a tool for building an inclusive democracy, were legendary. It was awe-inspiring to see the brightest legal minds and senior members of the Bench praising his intellectual and academic contributions to legal research, analysis and jurisprudence. Besides his keen intellect, he brought a love of teaching and learning, and an encyclopedic knowledge to the classroom. His students were always at the heart of all his teaching endeavors. A gift to law students, he challenged and entertained in his lectures, which meant his classrooms were always packed with students vying to get a sitting space, even if they had not opted for the subjects he taught. But most of all he had an incredible ability to change students’ approach [to the study of law]. To me and to countless others, he stood out as a professor, and mentor for these and many more reasons. His kind spirit and demeanour, openness, remarkable depth, and ability to call you out when you were wrong, were some of those. Gentle, wise, patient and someone who smiled easily, words fall short to describe his persona. His passion for teaching, love for legal scholarship, humility, and selfless devotion to the larger good of the legal community, will continue to inspire an entire generation. I remember him as someone who connected with his students, who created space for every person in the room, and kept his door open for all. Prof. Sharma was aware of my non-legal background and instinctively became my coach, mentor and guide. After I finished my law degree, he was instrumental in helping me get my first professional break. It was my endeavor to not let him down and continue to learn, grow, strive for excellence, and give it my best, without fearing failures, just as he would have wanted. Over the years, through my law firm journey, pursuit of masters’ degree and working stint in the US, building a family with my fellow law school mate, Richa Kachhwaha (also a student of Prof Sharma), and my current long tenure in-house role, I kept in touch with him. Besides checking on his health and wellbeing and sharing updates, I looked forward to his guidance and wisdom. I feel fortunate to have spent quality time with him a few years ago along with my family at his home in New Delhi. While his untimely passing is a deep loss, like many others, who knew him and know more because of him, I will cherish him as a remarkable, learned, humble, and a simple man. Prof. Sharma leaves behind his bereaved family, colleagues, friends, and innumerable students he taught over decades. Rest in peace, Sir. Your legacy is timeless, inspiring, and will endure.Keshav Dhakad is working as General Counsel, Microsoft IndiaViews are personal. Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

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Council urged to address ‘serious dangers’ at unguarded quarry

first_img Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter Google+ Council urged to address ‘serious dangers’ at unguarded quarry News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic AudioHomepage BannerNews Pinterest Facebook Google+ Facebookcenter_img WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Donegal County Council has been urged to address the serious dangers surrounding an unguarded water-filled quarry in Porthall.Councillor Gerry Crawford raised concerns over inadequate signing, warning of the dangers of the disused quarry and the lack of proper crash barriers surrounding the site.He says the local authority must take urgent action before it is too late:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/crawfoghjghjghrd1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA By News Highland – October 5, 2018 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Previous articleNew law on Unfair Trading Practices to give farmers stronger voiceNext articleNumber of people awaiting admission to LUH drops dramatically News Highland Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more

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TechnipFMC receives iEPCI LOA for Energean’s Karish North Development in Israel

first_imgTechnipFMC will design, manufacture, deliver and install subsea equipment for the project TechnipFMC receives iEPCI LOA for Energean’s Karish North Development in Israel. (Credit: TechnipFMC) TechnipFMC has received a letter of award (LOA) by Energean Israel Limited for the development of the Karish North field, located offshore Israel.TechnipFMC will design, manufacture, deliver and install subsea equipment including the subsea production system, rigid flowlines and umbilicals as a tieback to the ‘Energean Power’ FPSO as well as the second gas export riser.Jonathan Landes, President Subsea at TechnipFMC, commented: “We are delighted to partner again with Energean. This LOA demonstrates the value of our in-depth field knowledge and previous experience with Energean through the Karish main development, awarded to TechnipFMC in 2018. Early client engagement, leveraging our iFEED™ capability, as well as our ability to offer a full suite of services and global experience, form part of our unique fully integrated EPCI (iEPCI) offering. We look forward to further expanding our partnership with Energean through the development of Karish North.” Source: Company Press Releaselast_img read more

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HMS Echo Becomes First Royal Navy Vessel in ‘The Gateway of India’

first_img View post tag: Gateway View post tag: vessel View post tag: Royal April 30, 2012 Survey ship HMS Echo became the first Royal Navy vessel in ‘the gateway of India’ in five years when she sailed into the metropolis that is Mumbai.It allowed a change of some crew (the ship regularly rotates around one third of her sailors to sustain her mission away from the UK) and a chance to sample one of the great cities of the world.As befits Mumbai’s status it is one of the Indian Navy’s principal naval bases and it fell to the crew of the guided missile frigate INS Godavari – similar in size to the UK’s Type 23 frigates – to host Echo throughout her week in Mumbai.The visit provided the opportunity to meet senior Indian Naval staff, festively ‘dress ship’ with colourful flags from bow to stern to mark an Indian national holiday, and host and attend official receptions allowing sailors from both navies and their families to mix.The two ship’s companies also enjoyed tours of each other’s vessel; Echo’s hydrographers proudly showcased the ship’s state-of-the-art survey suite to their counterparts from the Indian Navy.A group from Echo’s crew were hosted onboard Godavari and enjoyed a fascinating tour and delicious Indian buffet whilst berthed adjacent to INS Viraat – perhaps better known to Britons as HMS Hermes.HMS Echo’s football team played against their hosts, narrowly losing a hard-fought and competitive game 4-2. PO Andy Gillson said,“I took a great free kick to try to get Echo back in the game. I’m just disappointed that the manager kept me on the bench for too long, otherwise I may have been able to salvage the game for the team.”Which isn’t a million mile away from a post-match interview on Match of the Day…When not in Mumbai or playing football, Echo’s been rather busy for the 16 months she’s been deployed from Devonport for, gathering hydrographic data, surveying the waters east of Suez and supporting the wider international naval effort of maritime security operations and anti-piracy work.Echo will continue her high tempo of operations until late summer when she will hand over the survey baton to her sister ship HMS Enterprise, whereupon she’ll return to the UK for an extended period of maintenance and regeneration for future worldwide tasking.[mappress]Naval Today Staff , April 30, 2012; Image: royalnavy View post tag: News by topic HMS Echo Becomes First Royal Navy Vessel in ‘The Gateway of India’ View post tag: Naval Training & Education View post tag: Indiacenter_img View post tag: HMS Back to overview,Home naval-today HMS Echo Becomes First Royal Navy Vessel in ‘The Gateway of India’ View post tag: first View post tag: Navy View post tag: Echo View post tag: the View post tag: becomes Share this articlelast_img read more

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Golden Letter

first_imgA Somerville student won a gold award at the British Council’s first International Student Awards, writes Katherine Pateman. Yimon Aye, who is reading chemistry, picked up £2000 for writing about how her life has changed since she came to Oxford. The Burmese student was one of two winners out of over 1700 entries to the competition where entrants were asked to write a letter home describing their life, experience and achievement in the UK. Aye wrote not only of her pride at gaining a scholarship but also of experiences she has gained working in the UK, including voluntary work with disabled people. She said, “I only entered because I wanted to represent my country and I know I am so fortunate to be here because there are only a few Burmese students in the UK.” Aye had never been able to study chemistry until she arrived in the UK but has since won prizes for excellence both from the University and the Royal Society of Chemistry. She hopes to embark on an academic career so that she can return home to help bring about reforms in the Burmese higher education system. She plans to embark on an academic career so that she can return home to help bring about reforms in the Burmese higher education system.ARCHIVE: 2nd Week TT 2003last_img read more

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