Russia recently launched the Akademik Lomonosov: a floating nuclear power station intended to provide nuclear power to remote population centers and offshore facilities.
The ship has two KLT-40C modular water reactors that generate steam for electricity—the same type used in Russian icebreakers. Each one is comprised of reactor proper, steam generators, reactor coolant pumps, heat exchangers, pressurizers, valves and pipelines.
The Lomonosov’s control center.
Combined, the two…
Source URL: Russia Put a Nuclear Power Plant on a Boat
Source Website: Advance Engineering – Engineering.com