Rosenergoatom Management delegation visited Chernobyl NPP site




On May 4, 2012, the delegation of Rosenergoatom Management (Russia) headed by Mr. Romanov Yevgeniy, General Director, has visited industrial site of Chernobyl NPP. The delegation also included people well-known at ChNPP and now working at Rosenergoatom, namely Mr. Asmolov Vladimir, First Deputy General Director, Mr. Sorokin Nikolay, Deputy General Director – General Inspector.

During the visit, the guests inspected local zone of Shelter Object (SO), where currently physical works on New Safe Confinement construction are being carried out, got familiar with up-to-date condition of the facility, with results ofStabilization of unstable building structuresproject aimed at improvement of its safety, as well as visited internal premises of the Shelter.

After familiarization with the site, the meeting was held, where participants discussed a need to preserve and extend advanced experience in assuring safety of nuclear facilities, commonality of problems the operating organizations (operators) facing in both countries, the responsibility of the Chief Designer, General Developer and Scientific Project Manager of NPP Unit for scientific and engineering support of the facility at all stages of lifecycle (including decommissioning), and during accident consequences elimination.

In the framework of the meeting held, Rosenergoatom Management and SSE ChNPP Administration have discussed a potential to cooperate in improving safety of Chernobyl NPP Units, particularly, issues on sharing the information regarding safety assurance of nuclear facilities, a necessity to perform mutual research-development and design works, etc.