The project

Chernobyl New Safe Confinement (NSC) project

Industry Nuclear
Customer NOVARKA
Location Chernobyl (Ukraine)
Year of commissioning 2017

The company Novarka was selected by the Ukrainian government to lead the Chernobyl’s New Safe Confinement (NSC) project, in order to dismantle the old building and the reactor number 4 through the construction of a huge new, safe and permanent sarcophagus to avoid the leak of radioactive materials during the dismantle, treatment and storage of the contaminated materials.  

Novarka awarded to TAIM WESER the supply of an overhead crane for handle structure elements and move RAW containers, which are placed in a long term storage area of the new building.

Chernobyl New Safe Confinement (NSC) project
Chernobyl New Safe Confinement (NSC) project
Chernobyl New Safe Confinement (NSC) project
Chernobyl New Safe Confinement (NSC) project
Chernobyl New Safe Confinement (NSC) project

The Challenge Achieved

This highly sophisticated crane is equipped with the most advanced safety elements and redundant main components, and it provides a total reliability as it works in a restricted access area, where the repairs and works are quite difficult.

The project figures

MaterialStructure elements and RAW containers
Lifting capacity20 ton
Span9,9 m
Lifting height10 m

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