Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Italian Fiat concern and Ansaldo Shipyards interested in building nuclear propelled tanker according to the Dutch newspaper Nieuw Guinea koerier dated 25 April 1961

An item reported that the Fiat-concern and the Government owned Ansaldo shipyards at Genoa, Italy signed a contract with the Italian commission for nuclear energy for developing a nuclear propelled tanker within 2 years. Fiat was to produce the kern reactor and the shipyards to design and built the ship. The European organisation Euratom (European Atomic Energy Community) was asked for financial support.