Departure of MOX Shipment from France to Japan
MOX FUEL / JAPAN
April 18, 2013
The Pacific Heron and Pacific Egret, the specialized ships belonging to the British company PNTL, have left the Cherbourg Harbor on April 17th 2013. They will ensure the shipment of MOX nuclear fuel to Japan.
The transportation route will pass around the Cape of Good Hope and through the southwest Pacific Ocean.
The shipment should arrive in Japanese territorial waters in the second half of June 2013.