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Friday, October 9, 2015

Project Resolve: Asterix iAOR to be ready by 2017

Davie Shipbuilding announced on October 8, 2015 that the Asterix had been successfully delivered to its ship yard in  Levis, Quebec, and the final transfer of ownership is complete.

Davie and Project Resolve, will now being retrofitting the Asterix to become an intermediate Auxiliary Oil Replenishment (iAOR) ship for the Royal Canadian Navy until its new Berlin-Class (to be named Queenston-Class) are built.

The Asterix will then operate on a leased basis from Davie to the RCN. Davie announced that they expect the vessel to be delivered and entered into service during the summer of 2017.