Thursday, 19 April 2018

Norwegian shipping companies and banks interested in building nuclear propelled tanker according to the Dutch newspaper De Tijd dated 1 February 1957

An item reported that Norwegian banks and shipping companies contacted the Dutch-Norwegian Centre for Nuclear Research at Kjeller, Norway with the intention of founding a Norwegian company for using nuclear energy for industrial purposes. This company named Noratom already planned the building of a 100.000 tons nuclear propelled tanker.