Published On: Fri, Aug 14th, 2015

Sir Ranulph Fiennes to speak at Seatrade Maritime Awards

British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE will make a speech to more than 850 shipping and maritime personalities at the 12th Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, on 19 October at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai,

Widely described as the ‘world’s greatest living explorer’, Sir Ranulph 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. He is the author of several books including The Feather Men the UK No1 Best Seller and Fit For Life plus an autobiography, which has been recently updated.

Sir Ranulph will be joined on stage by Stephen Marney, international broadcaster and presenter, who will be master of ceremonies for the evening.

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