On March 16, 2021, the Industrial Ruby marine vessel left the port of St. Petersburg with a batch of equipment for Kudankulam NPP that is under construction in India.
“This is the first of lot of equipment for Kudankulam Units 3 and 4 this year and the 24th under the project”, said Alexander Kvasha, First Deputy Director for Projects in India - Technical Director of JSC ASE.
The lot with 2173 m3 of equipment that was planned to be shipped was promptly loaded on the vessel. The 24th lot included air locks for passive heat removal system, pumping equipment, penetrations, valves, switchgear cabinets and pipelines.
On the way to India, the vessel will visit the port of Hamburg to collect a batch of equipment that has been fabricated by European manufacturers and then will set course for India.