International insurance preoperational inspection of under construction Lungmen Nuclear Power Plant (Lungmen NPP) Taiwan, China.
|Wed, May 30, 2012|
9 – 12, May 2012, an international insurance preoperational inspection of under construction Lungmen Nuclear Power Plant (Lungmen NPP) Taiwan, China. Two sets of advanced boiling type reactors (ABWR) each is of 1,350 Mwe power are installed at the plant. Manufacturers are:
The inspection was carried out by the Expert Group of the International Nuclear insurance pool for the following areas and composed of:
UK Pool Mike Peach NSO/TPL Team Leader
US Pool Tom Wolff Machinery Breakdown
Russian Pool Sergey Babenko Machinery Breakdown (obs)
US Pool Edward Everett Fire Protection
Taiwan Pool Jonson Chan.
The main purpose of the inspection was to assess the insurance risk of Lungmen nuclear power plant to accommodate the insurance cover of the third party liability risk and the risk of damage to property. There was also the review of the analysis of common problems of the security and the level of reactor setting for the operation and nuclear-and radiation-hazardous equipment; inspection of major industrial facilities, equipment and systems, the condition of the fire safety. The experts noticed a good condition of the station and also a high availability for the start-up operations on the block number 2. The inspection identified a number of recommendations that will be forwarded by NPP after the report on the results of the inspection in accordance with the current procedure of nuclear insurance pool. The experts thanked the Shin Kori nuclear power plant for the good organization of the inspection.