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Russia ships equipment for Rooppur nuclear plant

Russia has shipped an equipment _ Separate tank _ for unit-2 of the under-construction Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (NPP).

The Separate tank is designed to collect moisture separated in re-heater called MSR (1200), a press release from Rosatom, the Russian nuclear power agency, said on Tuesday.

The equipment weighs 41 tons and has a 50-year operating life, it added.

It has been manufactured by ZIO-Podolsk JSC , part of the machine building division of Rosatom - JSC Atomenergomash, according to Rosatom.

Atomenergomash JSC is a complete supplier of all the equipment for the reactor compartment and produces a significant part of the equipment for the turbine hall at Rooppur NPP with a VVER-1200-type reactor unit.

The division's enterprises create reactors, steam generators, pumping and heat exchange equipment.

Rooppur nuclear plant is designed and being built in the northern district of Pabna by Russia. The plant will have two power units with an electrical capacity of 1,200 MW each.

Source: United News of Bangladesh