Representatives of Finland's Fennovoima Oy and inspectors of the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority of Finland (STUK) have conducted a three-day audit of the quality management system of Ukrainian company PJSC Energomashspetsstal (EMSS - controlled by the Russian holding Atomenergomash) as a potential supplier of equipment for Hanhikivi NPP project. "The audit has resulted in the positive statement and offered recommendations on further enhancement of the EMSS management system," a 6 April Atomenergomash statement said.
The audit included a check on "the enterprise preparedness to manufacture equipment for Hanhikivi NPP in accordance with national and local requirements of the customer". It reviewed design and process documents, as well as certificates authenticating the EMSS quality management system, and analyzed working processes. A special attention was paid to process sections where products are made. Also, the commission evaluated skills of the works personnel.
Atomenergomash, the equipment manufacturing and engineering division of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, will supply the main long-lead equipment items for the Hanhikivi project, including the nuclear steam supply system equipment. Kramatorsk, Ukraine-based EMSS produces forgings for a range of industries.