Return of intermediate-level waste from the UK to Australia

Sellafield Ltd and Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS) are making preparations for the return of a small amount of substituted intermediate-level waste, in the form of vitrified residue, to Australia.

In agreement with the relevant authorities, plans are under way to perform this shipment with arrival expected during the first half of 2022.

The shipment will be carried out in full compliance with all applicable national and international regulations, and subject to issue of all relevant permits and licences.

Sellafield Ltd and NTS will provide further information on the shipment in due course.