MOX fuel transport arrives safely in Japan

Pacific Heron and Pacific Egret arrived safely in Japan today and delivered their cargo of 16 MOX fuel assemblies to the Takahama Nuclear Power Station.

Egret at sea
Update: Mox fuel transport to Japan

Following successful departure from France on 17 September 2022, the Pacific Nuclear Transport Ltd (PNTL) vessels – Pacific Egret and Pacific Heron – remain on passage carrying Mox fuel bound for Japan.

Exciting times at NTS Solutions

Nuclear Transport Solutions recently appointed Ben Whittard to lead its Solutions business line. Here Ben tells us more about how the team is using its extensive transport and logistics expertise at an exciting time for the nuclear sector.

Mox fuel transport from France to Japan departs

The Pacific Nuclear Transport Ltd (PNTL) vessels transporting Mox fuel from France to Japan departed the port of Cherbourg on 17 September 2022

Mox fuel transport from France to Japan to commence soon

Pacific Nuclear Transport Ltd (PNTL) has announced it will transport Mox fuel to Japan in the near future.

Barrow youngsters get a taste of life at sea  

Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS) recently teamed up with their ship management partner, AW Ship Management (AWSM), to provide a sponsorship package to send several youngsters from the Barrow-in-Furness area on a voyage aboard the Pelican of London.

PNTL plans shipment of MOX fuel from France to Japan

Pacific Nuclear Transport Ltd (PNTL) is preparing for a eighth shipment of MOX fuel from France to Japan.

NTS Supports UK-USA-India exchange on radioactive material transport security

NTS’s security team recently participated in a US-UK-India government technical exchange on the secure transport of radioactive materials, at the Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership, Delhi. 

Blog – celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

Liz Holland, NTS Shielding Specialist, talks about encouraging more women into STEM careers.


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