The tank inside the reactor at Doel was supplied by the Dutch company Rotterdamsche Droogdok Maatschappij. A total of 22 nuclear reactors across the world have reactor tanks that were supplied by the same company.
The majority are to be found in the United States and a representative of the US nuclear watchdog is also attending the meeting. Representatives of the European Commission are also in attendance as are representatives of seven European nuclear control agencies.
The will listen to a talk on the technical aspects of the Doel site given by its owner and operator Electrabel, after which they will exchange information and ideas.
On the basis of this, each country will decide whether its nuclear power stations are safe enough to continue operating.