On a leader of Northern fleet in the republic of South Africa have served a prayer service
on January, 12th, 2008 in Cape Town (republic of South Africa) with working visit for replenishment of water-supplies and the foodstuffs the heavy nuclear rocket cruiser " has come; Peter the Great “.
On blessing of Svjashchennonachalija of Russian Orthodox Church by protopope John on jute the ship in the presence of staff the prayer service about health " has been served; leaders and warriors of fleet Russian “. After a communal prayer father John was converted to seamen with a short word in which has noticed that calling “ Peter the Great “ It is carried out directly after the anniversary actions devoted 200 - letiju the first visitation by Russian seamen of cape of Kind Hope, and presence of a cruiser at port of Cape Town symbolises continuity of nice traditions of the Russian military fleet. After molebna the staff has descended on coast for excursion on a city. The service of communications of department of external church communications of Russian Orthodox Church informs on it.
the Leader of Northern fleet carries out a round-the-world campaign, going from Caribbean sea to Indian ocean for participation in joint Russian - the Indian maneuvers.