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Fifth return of vitrified residues to Japan

Press release

December 27, 1999

On November 2nd 1999, FEPC, COGEMA and BNFL announced that the date of departure, name of the vessel and departing port would be communicated one or two days before the actual departure. 
In accordance with such announcement, we herewith communicate that the four casks which contain 104 canisters of vitrified residues will be loaded on the Pacific Swan. The ship will leave the port of Cherbourg in France on Wednesday 29 December 1999. 
In Cherbourg, a press meeting point will be opened at the Mercure Hotel from 6 a.m on Wednesday 29 December 1999. The route will be communicated three days after departure on January 1st, 2000.