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Rosatom ships steam generators for Rooppur NPP

Russian nuclear agency Rosatom has shipped a set of steam generators for the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP), the country’s first under construction nuclear power project.

 

According to a Rosatom press release, the Volgodonsk branch of JSC “AEM-technology” (a part of the machine-building division of Rosatom – “Atomenergomash”) has shipped the set of steam generators.

 

The first item was dispatched two months ago, together with the Reactor Pressure Vessel. Two more steam generators were shipped in September.

 

The last of the four steam generators was transported from the plant to the special birth, where three items with the total weight of more than 1000 tons, will be loaded onto a barge.

 

The equipment will be transferred to Novorossiysk, then the item will be transported to the Bangladesh by sea. The sea route will be about 14 000 km.

 

Thus, the main equipment of the Reactor facility for Unit No.1 of Rooppur NPP, has been shipped from the plant site.

 

Rooppur NPP was designed and now being constructed as per the Russian project.

 

The power plant will consist of two units with the capacity of 1200 MW each, equipped with VVER reactors of the 3+ generation.

 

Source: United News of Bangladesh