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First steam generators delivered to Leningrad II-2

New Nuclear

19 June 2015

Leningrad II-2 SG transport - 48The first batch of steam generators for unit 2 of the Leningrad Phase II nuclear power plant has been delivered to the construction site, Russian nuclear power plant operator Rosenergoatom said on 17 June.

First 'exceptional load' delivered to Iter

New Nuclear

20 January 2015

ITER transformer arrival 48The first of some 250 "exceptional loads" has been delivered to the construction site of the Iter fusion reactor project at Cadarache in southern France. The high-voltage transformer was manufactured in South Korea.

Journey's end for fast reactor fuel

New Nuclear

11 November 2014

FUTURIX_fuel_unloading_(INL)_48A consignment of irradiated experimental fast reactor fuel has returned to the Idaho National Laboratory in the USA from France for the final stages of a study that has been ongoing for over eight years.

Dounreay completes first phase of breeder shipments

Waste and Recycling

29 May 2015

DFR breeder shipment 48Some 11 tonnes of "breeder" material that had been in storage at the Dounreay site in Scotland has now been transported to the Sellafield site in northern England. A further 33 tonnes of breeder material remains within the Dounreay Fast Reactor and will be transported to Sellafield later.

Belgian reprocessing contract completed

Waste and Recycling

07 January 2015

Dounreay shipment to Belgium 48The final shipment of waste from the reprocessing of Belgian research reactor fuel has been made from the UK to Belgium.

Final voyage for Atlantic Osprey

Waste and Recycling

22 August 2014

Atlantic_Osprey_towed_(INS)_48After years of transporting materials to facilitate nuclear recycling, UK-registered nuclear cargo vessel Atlantic Osprey has begun its final voyage to the Swansea dock where it is itself destined to be broken up and recycled.