Its components – support axles – are delivered to the reactor hall. The total weight of the assembled structure will be over 60 tons.

Heavy refueling machine components will be installed with the polar crane. The rails for refueling machine movements are also being installed.

Refueling machine is a mechanism intended for loading nuclear fuel into the reactor and replacement of the spent nuclear fuel. It is located at the +26.000 elevation over the spent fuel pool and reactor cavity.

Refueling machine consists of mechanical part and control systems ensuring supervision and remote visual monitoring of the reloading process and loading of nuclear fuel into the reactor.


Titan-2 Holding is the largest in the North-West group of companies, constructing the most important nuclear industry and power facilities. The company performs a full range of construction and installation works from engineering to commissioning.

Titan-2 Holding is the general contractor for the construction of the Leningrad NPP-2 power units. The Holding Companies perform all the civil, installation, and electrical works at a construction site. The works are carried out in the reactor, turbine, power supply, water supply, heat cogeneration buildings and other power unit structures.