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Holtec International has announced that the second double-walled canister (DWC) had been loaded with RBMK reactor used nuclear fuel into the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (ChNPP) site’s Interim Storage Facility (ISF-2) in Ukraine yesterday.

Date: Wednesday, 16 December 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ukraine-starts-loading-RBMK-fuel-into-Interim-Stor

As of 1 December, 186 used fuel assemblies have been transported from the old used nuclear fuel storage facility (ISF-1)  to the Interim Storage Facility 2 (ISF-2) at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

Date: Friday, 04 December 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newshot-testing-continues-at-chernobyl-used-fuel-storage-8391557

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced that the first canister of used nuclear fuel had been loaded into the Interim Storage Facilty 2 (ISF-2) at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

Date: Friday, 20 November 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfirst-canister-of-used-fuel-loaded-at-chernobyl-storage-facility-8369174

The first canister of used nuclear fuel was yesterday loaded into the Interim Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility (ISF-2) at the Chernobyl plant in Ukraine. ISF-2 is the largest dry-type used fuel storage facility in the world and has an operating life of at least 100 years.

Date: Friday, 20 November 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/First-assemblies-loaded-into-new-Chernobyl-used-fu

The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) has issued a permit to SSE Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (ChNPP) to start commissioning work at the Chernobyl Interim Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility (ISF-2), which upon loading will be the world's largest dry storage installation.

Date: Thursday, 10 September 2020
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Chernobyl-used-fuel-store-gains-permit-for-commiss

A new technical cooperation project between the Chernobyl NPP (ChNPP) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has been launched. 

Date: Friday, 21 August 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsnew-iaea-technical-cooperation-project-with-chernobyl-npp-8093749

Ukraine's nuclear power plant operator Energoatom last week completed functional testing of Holtec International's HI-TRAC and HI-STAR 190 containers at unit 3 of the Rovno nuclear power plant during the VVER-1000 reactor's scheduled maintenance outage.

Date: Wednesday, 28 August 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Energoatom-tests-Holtec-used-fuel-casks-at-Rovno-p

Ukraine's nuclear power plant operator Energoatom last week completed functional testing of Holtec International's HI-TRAC and HI-STAR 190 containers at unit 3 of the Rovno nuclear power plant during the VVER-1000 reactor's scheduled maintenance outage.

Date: Monday, 12 August 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Energoatom-tests-Holtec-used-fuel-casks-at-Rovno-p

Final system-wide trials began yesterday of the new dry interim used fuel storage facility at the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine. The facility is expected to be handed over to the state-owned enterprise Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (ChNPP) in the coming months.

Date: Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Final-testing-of-Chernobyl-used-fuel-store

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts have carried out a mission to review a feasibility study for the creation and location of new facilities for the management of radioactively contaminated materials at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine. The three-day mission was completed on 26 July.

Date: Friday, 27 July 2018
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Mission-reviews-Chernobyl-waste-management

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