Nuclear shipping expertise
Supporting customers around the world with specialist maritime transport expertise.
From our home port in Barrow-in-Furness, we have cemented our position as leaders in the maritime transport of nuclear materials.
Our customers benefit from over 45 years’ experience of safely shipping nuclear materials around the world to support the nuclear fuel cycle, research, medicine and industry.
An international asset
Operating a fleet of specialist vessels, we have safely covered millions of miles shipping a range of nuclear materials to and from countries including Japan, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Portugal, Switzerland, Italy, Greece and the USA.
Our successful history of transporting nuclear materials by sea, coupled with a busy schedule for the UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and international customers, mean that our nuclear shipping expertise is built on solid foundations with up-to-date practical experience.
We bring to each and every customer a commitment to maintaining our flawless nuclear safety and security record.
Transferring plutonium from Dounreay
In 2019 we used our rail, shipping and technical capabilities to complete a programme of complex, high-security transport operations to transfer civil separated plutonium held at Dounreay, to Sellafield.
Shipment of high-level waste from the UK to Germany
Our expertise in shipping waste resulting from reprocessing was demonstrated when we completed the first of three shipments of high level waste to Germany at the end of 2020.
Customers use our world leading capabilities and assets to ensure their nuclear shipments are delivered safely and securely.Specialist assets
Unique security capabilities
The only organisation in the world to offer a high-security Category 1 nuclear shipping capability.Unique security capabilities
Expert operational support
We provide customers with the full range of specialist operational services required to transport nuclear materials by sea.Expert operational support