Who’s in charge

GNS is entrusted by the waste owners with the complete fulfillment of their repatriation obligations. For this purpose, GNS develops, manufactures and supplies the CASTOR® casks, monitors their loading in the reprocessing plants and commissions other companies to prepare and carry out the transports.

For the transports from Sellafield these are the following companies:

  • As a subsidiary of INS, Pacific Nuclear Transport Limited (PNTL) is the world’s most experienced shipper of nuclear cargoes. PNTL has three vessels that are dedicated to transporting the highest classification (INF3) of nuclear material.


Competent authorities and surveyors for the transports from Sellafield:

In the UK:


In Germany: