NSC Site Inspection, during Arch sliding – 17 November 2016

NSC (New Safe Confinement) Arch, pre-sliding visit with EBRD (European Bank of Reconstruction and Development), Chernobyl – 17 November 2016.

1. Colin Ross inspecting the transfer system, during a pause in the sliding operation – 17 November 2016.
2. Transfer system during the sliding process, showing the grey teflon coated sliding pads – 17 November 2016.
3. Transfer system, during the sliding process – 17 November 2016.
4. Main Crane System (MCS), configured for sliding over the OS – 17 November 2016.
5. Main Crane System during NSC Arch sliding.
6. NSC East Arch interface with the OS housing the destroyed Reactor 4, and new vent stack, background – 17 November 2016.
7. NSC East Arch interface showing tilting panels configured for sliding – 17 November 2016.
8. Group photo, left to right, Alexander Slavis (EBRD) Anthony Addington-Barker (MC) Irina Velichko (Novarka HSE), Simon Evans (EBRD), Colin Ross (MC) – 17 November 2016.

Further information:
1. Chernobyl’s New Safe Confinement
2. NSC, Chernobyl Mega Project
3. NSC site visit 
Abbreviations, Terms & Acronyms – NSC Arch, Chernobyl.
NSC  –   New Safe Confinement.
OS    –   Object Shelter 
ChNPP   –   Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant
MCS    –   Main Crane System