Argonne National Laboratory
RERTR
Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors
Nuclear Engineering Division at Argonne
U.S. Department of Energy

IAEA/USA Interregional course on
Preparations to Ship Spent Nuclear Fuel (1997)

Course Overview and Outline

Contact:
Dr. Iain G. Ritchie
Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Materials Section
Division of Nuclear Power and the Fuel Cycle
International Atomic Energy Agency
Wagrammerstrasse 5
P. O. Box 100
A-1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43-1-2060-22759
Fax: +43-1-20607-22759
E-mail: I.Ritchie@iaea.org


IAEA/USA Interregional Training Course

Technical and Administrative Preparations Required for Shipment of Research Reactor Spent Fuel to its Country of Origin

Course Overview and Outline

Iain G. Ritchie

Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Materials Section
Division of Nuclear Power and the Fuel Cycle
International Atomic Energy Agency
Vienna, Austria

This interregional training course on the "Technical and Administrative Preparations Required for Shipment of Research Reactor Spent Fuel to its Country of Origin" was organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency in cooperation with the Government of the United States through Argonne National Laboratory.

The purpose of the course was to provide participants with the technical, organizational and administrative information needed to prepare irradiated research reactor fuel for shipment to its country of origin. The content of the course was presented under 13 general topics or modules, which are listed below:

Module Name

1 Background Information

2 Regulations

3 Fuel Classification

4 Cask Selection

5 Local Transportation Plan, Local Arrangements and Arrangements with Transit Countries

6 Contracting Arrangements

7 Preparation of Procedures

8 Records and Reports

9 Training

10 Review Prior to Shipment

11 Quality Assurance

12 Industry Presentations

13 Special Lectures

 

On behalf of the International Atomic Energy Agency, I wish that each of you enjoys the lectures that have been prepared for you, that you make the maximum possible use of this information at your reactor site, and that you enjoy the hospitality and events planned by our hosts at the Argonne National Laboratory.

2016 RERTR Meeting

The 2016 International RERTR Meeting (RERTR-2016) will take place in Belgium. Stay tuned for further details.

2015 RERTR Meeting

The 2015 International RERTR Meeting (RERTR-2015) took place in Seoul, Korea on Oct. 11-14, 2015.
For more information visit RERTR-2015.

Useful Links

DOCUMENTS


ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY, Nuclear Engineering Division, RERTR Department
9700 South Cass Ave., Argonne, IL 60439-4814
A U.S. Department of Energy laboratory managed by UChicago Argonne, LLC
 

Last modified on July 29, 2008 11:32 +0200