Rooppur Unit 2 Heavy Components Delivered

The reactor vessel and four steam generators for Unit 2 of Rooppur nuclear power plant have been delivered to Bangladesh, Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom said Tuesday.
Rooppur deliverablesHeavy equipment of the reactor compartment of Unit 2  was manufactured at Atommash plant in Volgodonsk branch of AEM-Technology. The reactor vessel for the VVER-1200 reactor, which took over two years to manufacture, is a 333.6 ton component. The steam generator weighs approximately 340 tons.
Shipment from Atommash to Bangladesh took over two months. The equipment was transported to a special berth of Tsimlyansk water reservoir in Volgodonsk, where it was loaded on barges and shipped to Novorossiysk. In total, the sea route of the equipment that was shipped on the Anna vessel from Novorossiysk to the Bangladesh port of Mongka - via the Black Sea and the Suez Canal - was about 14 000 kilometers.
All the operations were performed with the participation of representatives of the customer’s authorized organization, BAEC and BAERA supervisory authority.
Last October, the reactor vessel and the steam generators for Rooppur NPP Unit 1 were delivered to Bangladesh. It is planned that the reactor vessel of power unit No. 1 will be installed into the design position in September 2021.

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