Sir Ranulph Fiennes to speak at Seatrade Maritime Award
Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE is confirmed to give a speech to more than 850 members of the shipping and maritime industries at the 12th Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa.
This event evening takes place on Monday 19 October in the Joharah Ballroom, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE.
The inclusion of Sir Ranulph will bring an exciting addition to the evening.
During the last 20 years Sir Fiennes' feats of physical and mental endurance have claimed ten expeditionary world records.
He was awarded the Sultan of Oman's Bravery Medal in 1970, the Polar Medal with bar from the Queen, the Explorers Club of New York Medal in 1983, the Royal Scottish Geographical Society's Founder's Medal in 1984, and both he and his first wife received the Polar Medal in 1987. He has received an Honorary Doctorate of Science.
In 1993 he was awarded an OBE for "human endeavour and charitable services". He has led 22 major expeditions to remote parts of the world including to both Poles.
Sir Ranulph will be joined on stage by Stephen Marney, international broadcaster and presenter, who will be master of ceremonies for the evening.