1. AFL New England has been detained at pier 33 pending sale.A legal notice appeared in the Halifax newspaper on Saturday advertising the sale of AFL New England by order of the Federal Court. The terms of the sale indicate that sale will take place prior to August 30 and the ship must be removed from pier 33 no later than September 15. Gibson & Canadian Global Inc of Montreal are acting Sheriff for the sale.
The sale is the result of the failure of AFL and the subsequent arrest of the ship for debts of the company.
2. The ship was anchored in Bedford Basin for some time until seized by AFL's creditors.