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Departure Information for MOX Fuel Shipment from France to Japan

Press release

BACK END / TRANSPORT

April 09, 2010

Following our press release issued on April, 2nd, 2010, we are now in a position to communicate the following information about the shipment of recycled Mixed Oxide (MOX) nuclear fuel to Japan that departed from France on 08 April 2010.

  • The shipment will take the route to Japan around the Cape of Good Hope.
  • The shipment is scheduled to arrive in Japanese territorial waters in the second half of June 2010. 

This statement is being released simultaneously in France and the UK by AREVA and International Nuclear Services respectively.

Points of Contact :

AREVA – Logistics Business Unit:
Henry-Jacques NEAU
T: + 33 1 34 96 52 28 / +33 6 07 58 55 38

AREVA - Recycling Business Unit / La Hague Recycling Plant:
Christophe NEUGNOT
T: + 33 2 33 02 63 22 / + 33 6 80 93 69 93

INS
Paul Harding
T : + 33 6 73 86 29 00