Media Advisory - Arrival in Halifax of MV Asterix
Dec 26, 2017, 18:03 ET
HALIFAX, Dec. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Spencer Fraser, Chief Executive Officer of Federal Fleet Services is pleased to announce the MV ASTERIX will arrive in Halifax to begin its integration into the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN).
The Asterix is a Resolve Class Naval Support Ship that will be leased to the RCN, commencing service January 1, 2018. The MV ASTERIX will provide the RCN with fuel, cargo, ammunition, a floating hospital, a platform for two helicopters and quarters for humanitarian and rescue operations.
Date: December 27, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: The Asterix will dock beside the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market
Media may use the patio at Federal Fleet for an elevated shooting location:
1209 Marginal Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Media tours of the ship will be available in early 2018.
SOURCE Federal Fleet Services Inc
For further information: Members of the media who wish to confirm their attendance, or wishing to book an interview by telephone with Mr. Fraser should contact: John Price, ICE PR, 613-799-8336, [email protected]
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