Posts in the The Coldest Journey category

News: Sir Ranulph Fiennes forced to pull out of expedition

25th February 2013

Container City are sorry to confirm that Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been forced to pull out of the 2,000-mile trek across Antarctica, known as 'the coldest journey on earth', after suffering severe frostbite. Sir Ranulph Fiennes is suffering from the condition after having to use his bare hands – in temperatures plummeting to -30C – to fix a ski binding after falling during training. Whilst devastated about having to withdraw from the expedition, Ran has vowed to support the team from home and increase awareness for the charity 'Seeing is Believing' which aims to tackle avoidable blindness. More

News: Preparations complete, it’s time to say goodbye!

7th February 2013

Now that container Caboose's have been fitted with their insulated covers and have been tested out on the ice, our job is done so its time for Eric Reynolds to head back to Cape Town on the SA Agulhas. More

News: Containers arrive at Crown Bay, Antarctica

23rd January 2013

The SA Agulhas, Sir Ranulph Fiennes finally arrive at base camp to prepare for 'The Coldest Journey' More

News: Containers and Sir Ranulph Fiennes depart for Antarctica

7th January 2013

Leaving Table Mountain behind, the SA Agulhas and its shipment of container living quarters and science lab depart for the ice. More

News: The Coldest Journey

24th October 2012

Urban Space Management (CONTAINER CITY™) Ltd is proud to support Sir Ranulf Fiennes’ latest expedition – ‘The Coldest Journey’. Departing from London on 6th December 2012, ‘The Coldest Journey’ is the first ever attempt to cross the Antarctic continent during the polar winter. More

Press: Perpetual night and 90 degrees below zero

22nd September 2012

Why Ranulph Fiennes' family pray this won't be his last adventure as he prepares to risk his life on a 2,000-mile trek across the Antarctic Read article

Press: Explorer Fiennes To Take On Antarctic Winter

17th September 2012

The 68-year-old explorer will endure sub-zero temperatures on the expedition dubbed as "the last remaining great polar challenge". Read article

Press: Sir Ranulph’s Antarctic Trek

17th September 2012

Sir Ranulph and his expedition team will leave London on board the expedition’s ice-strengthened research ship on December 6th. Their aim is to complete ‘The Coldest Journey’ – the first-ever trans-Antarctic winter expedition. The Coldest Journey will also attempt to raise $10m for Seeing is Believing, a global charitable initiative to fight avoidable blindness. Read article

Press: Sir Ranulph Fiennes to attempt record Antarctica trek

17th September 2012

British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes is to lead the first team on foot across Antarctica during the southern winter. Read article