In the period 11-12 February in Fontenay-aux-Roses (France) the Technical Seminar on the Safe Transport of Radioactive Materials took place in the framework of the Agreement between the State Corporation for Atomic Energy "Rosatom" and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) for cooperation on the peaceful use of energy.
In the seminar, organized by the French Institute for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (IRSN) participated representatives of the State Corporation "Rosatom", FSUE "Technical Emergency Center of Minatom, Russia" (St. Petersburg), the Siberian branch of OJSC "Atomspetstrans" and Sosny R&D Company. During the seminar the participants discussed about the methodology of the safety assessment of type B leak-tight dual barrier packages, the post-Fukushima stress-tests methodology for transport of radioactive materials during beyond design basis accidents, international exercises for emergency response, physical protection and personnel training, safety documentation of TUK-145/C package design, licensing of transboundary research reactor SNF shipments etc. The participants have visited the radiopharmaceuticals production facility of CIS BIO INTERNATIONAL.
Specialists of Sosny Company presented the papers:«Licensing Transboundary Shipments of RR SNF» and «TUK-145/C Reference Manual. Compliance with SSR-6 and PDSR-2012».