Naval News – New interim Canadian Replenishment Ship MV Asterix completes maiden voyage to Halifax

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MV Asterix, a Resolve Class Naval Support Ship, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Wednesday 27 December 2017, after completing its conversion from a civilian container ship.

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Owned by Federal Fleet Services, Asterix will be leased to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and commence service from 1 January 2018. She will be operated by a mixed crew and remain in service until HMCS Protecteur, the first of two new AORs based on the Berlin Class replenishment ship, commissions in 2021.

You can find out more about MV Asterix here: http://federalfleet.ca/2016/06/02/resolve-class-aor/

You can find out more about the new Protecteur class AORs here: http://www.navy-marine.forces.gc.ca/en/fleet-units/jss-home.page

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