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Confirmation of the preparation of MOX transport to Japan

Press release

BACK END / TRANSPORT

January 28, 2009


A transport of MOX fuel from Europe to Japan is now under preparation.

In agreement with the Governments of the three involved countries of Japan, France and the United Kingdom, and for obvious security reasons, the communication related to this MOX transport operation will be carried out in the following way by three industrial Companies of Japan (Chubu Electric Power Company, Shikoku Electric Power Company and Kyushu Electric Power Company), by AREVA in France and by the NDA in the United Kingdom, :
• The information related to the transport operations will be disclosed in the days prior to the beginning of the loading operations
• The hour of departure from Europe to Japan, as well as the maritime route to be used, will be made public the day after the departure.

A similar information is being set up in Japan at the same time by Chubu Electric Power Company, Shikoku Electric Power Company and Kyushu Electric Power Company and in the United Kingdom by the NDA.


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