Mumbai, Jan 13 (Agencies): Engineering major Larsen and Toubro on Thursday said it has delivered its first four Dry Shielded Canisters for Transnuclear, a US-based nuclear power operator.

"These Canisters form a part of orders for 50 such units for three leading American nuclear power plant operators, to be manufactured in accordance with the US Code of Federal Regulations and Nuclear Safety Class 1 standards," the company said in a statement.

"This marks an international recognition of our capabilities and also the first steps in participating in the potentially large global nuclear equipment market," L and T Board Member and President (Heavy Engineering) M V Kotwal said in the statement.

L and T serves the power sector across the entire spectrum from design services to equipment manufacture, erection, construction and commissioning of complete projects on a turn-key basis.