The Ministry of Tourism is proud to support Musandam-Oman Sail, Oman Sail's MOD70, for the Route du Rhum
, one of France's greatest offshore races.
Gas production from the Rhum
field was stopped in 2010 in relation to international sanctions against Iran.
EU sanctions against Iranian companies, including the IOC, are still in place, and the British government said the IOC's revenue from gas sales at Rhum
will be placed into a frozen account.
in London, told Reuters that Rhum
meets about 2 percent of gas demand on an average UK winter's day.
Sidney Gavignet, Skipper of Oman Air Majan and his team took a short break from their preparation for the Route du Rhum
to join their colleagues at Oman Sail and Oman Air to hold a joint press conference at the Grand Hyatt, Muscat in order to elaborate on their plans for one of the world's most famous yacht races.
With Oman Air's ongoing initiatives in promoting Oman as a unique destination throughout Europe, our sponsorship of the Route de Rhum
blends well with our efforts to both position Oman as a destination of choice and Oman Air as an exclusive brand amongst our target market in France," said Peter Hill, CEO of Oman Air.
An equally distinctive spirit is Rhum
Clement XO from Martininque, blended from the rare vintages of 1976, 1970 and 1952.
Before the War the English grandee that owned Rhum
would have his stalking parties of gentlemen and ladies up for the sport.
The Isle of Canna is one of the Small Isles (Eigg, Rhum
, Canna, Muck and Heisgeir) positioned to the south of Skye, to the west of Mallaig and Lochaber, and around 150 miles northwest of Glasgow.
The Kobrand spirits unit will be presided over by its vice president and director of spirits Tom Congdon, and will include brands such as Alize, Delamain Grand Champagne Cognac, Depaz Blue Cane Amber Rhum
, Cafe Boheme and Larressingle Armagnac.
The boat was taking part in the French organised Route Du Rhum
transatlantic race from St Malo to Guadeloupe in the Caribbean.
You owe it to yourself to sample this rhum