Nuclear: A company from Cherbourg wins a major contract in the United Arab Emirates

CERAP Prevention wins a major contract in the United Arab Emirates at the Barakah nuclear power plant.  With this strategic contract, CERAP Prevention positions itself internationally among the major players in the nuclear sector.
CERAP Prevention wins a major contract in the United Arab Emirates at the Barakah nuclear power plant. With this strategic contract, CERAP Prevention positions itself internationally among the major players in the nuclear sector. (©ENEC)

The Cherbourg company CERAP Prévention, expert in nuclear risk preventionthrough its subsidiary NüSAM, was awarded a major contract to support Nawah Energy Company, a subsidiary of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), during planned plant shutdowns Barakah Nuclear Power Plant, United Arab Emirates.

Cerap Prévention will carry out this market with partners in the United Arab Emirates and with its shareholder Endel.

CERAP prevention

CERAP Prévention is a major player in nuclear risk prevention. Through its various units, CERAP Prevention combines a range of expertise that contributes to the protection of people, the environment and nuclear facilities.
CERAP Prévention and its units are present throughout the life cycle of nuclear installations (design, operation, decommissioning) and support the main players in the sector in the fields of radiation protection, nuclear safety, instrumentation and nuclear measurement, project management and training in health and safety.
Founded in 1988, the company is 51% capitalized by its two co-founders and by Endel, the French leader in nuclear services and industrial maintenance.
NÜSAM, a subsidiary of CERAP Prévention in the United Arab Emirates, carries the service activities of CERAP Prévention in the Middle East. NÜSAM wants to be a central point of contact for decision-makers in the region by offering a wide range of specialized and tailor-made services for large-scale nuclear projects: from engineering and works to maintenance and dismantling facilities.

Barakah Power Plant in Abu Dhabi

It’s about first order in the Middle East from CERAP Préventionwhose subsidiary NüSAM was established in the United Arab Emirates in July 2021, with the specific aim of serving the region’s growing civil nuclear needs.

Most countries in the Middle East and especially the United Arab Emirates have been developing ambitious programs to diversify their energy mix for several years construction of nuclear power plants.

With its four reactors, the Barakah site near Al Dhafra in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi is one of the most important sites in the region.

Expand internationally

In the face of global competition, winning this contract with Nawah Energy Company paves the way for Cerap Prevention in a highly strategic region.

We are confident in the expertise that our company can bring to this emerging nuclear power region. In turn, this new market will allow us to enrich and develop our solutions already recognized in France.

Jean Louis MauclertCo-Vice President of Cerap Prevention

CERAP Prévention, which has been involved for several years expand its international range of servicesand is taking a big step forward.

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Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, the company has two other branches in France (Ile-de-France and Occitania) and six subsidiaries, three of which are international.

“Winning this contract in the United Arab Emirates shows the recognition of our expertise and know-how. This positioning reflects our desire to establish Cerap Prévention among the international players in the nuclear sector,” explains Daniel Asselot, Deputy Director General of CERAP Prévention.

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