The lack of an Emergency Towing Vessel on the west coast at a time when shipments of “weapons useable” materials from Scrabster to Barrow have started was raised at a meeting of the Dounreay Stakeholder Group on 16 march 2016.
HANT 23rd March 2016 read more »
HANT continues to highlight the risks of transport of “exotics” – which are “weapons useable” materials with the news from CORE (Cumbrians Opposed to a Radioactive Environment” that the first of current shipments arrived in Barrow from Scrabster on 14 March 2016 The NDA (Nuclear Decommissioning Authority) refused to confirm or deny that this shipment had taken place There is no ETV (Emergency Towing Vessel) based on the west coast to respond to any accident with a ship carrying nucleaer materials.
HANT 21st March 2016 read more »
Highlands Against Nuclear Transport (HANT) is concerned about a press release dated 14/3/16 issued by CORE (Cumbrians Opposed to a Radioactive Environment) stating that the 29 year old nuclear cargo ship MV Oceanic Pintail arrived in Barrow-in-Furness on 14 March 2016 with a cargo of “exotic fuels” – unirradiated plutonium / highly enriched uranium originating from Dounreay and shipped from Scrabster.
HANT 16th March 2016 read more »