Press Release

Press Release

Transport of Spent Nuclear Fuel Completed

October 28, 2016
Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.

Transportation of spent nuclear fuel to Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited's spent fuel receiving and storage facility was completed today, as described below.


1.Transportation schedule
(1) Hamaoka Nuclear Power Station
Vessel arrives at quay: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 8:00 

Land transport begins: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 8:40

Land transport complete: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 9:20

Shipping container loading begins: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 11:12 

Shipping container loading complete: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 11:27

Vessel departs: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 13:10

(2) Spent fuel receiving and storage facility

Vessel arrives at quay: Friday, Oct. 28, 10:20

Shipping container unloading begins: Friday, Oct. 28, 13:32 

Shipping container unloading complete: Friday, Oct.28, 13:53

Land transport begins: Friday, Oct.28, 15:10

Land transport complete (arrival at receiving facility): Friday, Oct.28, 15:49

2.Name of vessel
Rokuei Maru

3.Shipping facility name
Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., Hamaoka Nuclear Power Station

4.Receiving facility name
Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited, spent fuel receiving and storage facility

5.Number shipped
BWR fuel assemblies 22 units, approx. 3.8 tons U
(shipping containers: NFT-22B (one unit))

6.Future transport plans
As announced on March 30, 2016, the recent occasion marked the end of spent fuel transports for FY2016. Concrete transport plans for FY2017 will be set forth after arranging with relevant parties.

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