Moscow, November 18 - Neftegaz.RU.
The MV Janis vessel set course for India carrying equipment for Kudankulam NPP
Units 3 and 4. This is the 20th consignment for the NPP, the cargo volume is 7100 m3.
The cargo that is being shipped for Unit 3 includes polar crane equipment - crane rail, anchor rods and loading device. The equipment being shipped for Unit 4 includes thermal insulation, hydroaccumulator and supporting elements of passive emergency core cooling system, housings and air locks of passive heat removal system and bus ducts.
For both Units 3 and 4, the vessel took aboard transportation air lock equipment
, pumps, sealed penetrations, valves, pipelines, hydraulic sluice of the fuel pool. The equipment will arrive in India in December 2020.
Power units No 3 and 4 are the second stage of Kudankulam NPP constructed under AES-92 design with VVER-1000 (V-412) reactor type. The technical solutions implemented in Kudankulam design characterize further evolutionary development of NPPs with high power VVER reactors and transition to creation of a new, reliable, safe and feasible power unit.
New power units of Kudankulam NPP comply with the most up-to-date safety requirements of IAEA
. The developer - the technical customer of the facility - is Nuclear Power Corporation of India. The general designer and supplier of equipment is ASE EC.
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