Russia’s Akademik Lomonosov is the country’s first floating nuclear plant. Photo: Rosatom
Russia’s Akademik Lomonosov is the country’s first floating nuclear plant. Photo: Rosatom

First Chinese firm wins contract for Russian floating nuclear power project

  • Shipbuilder Wison (Nantong) Heavy Industries Co has been commissioned to build the hulls for two floating plants for state-run Rosatom
  • The two countries have been steadily developing political and economic ties, with energy a key area of cooperation

Russia’s Akademik Lomonosov is the country’s first floating nuclear plant. Photo: Rosatom
Russia’s Akademik Lomonosov is the country’s first floating nuclear plant. Photo: Rosatom
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