The first seminar for the suppliers of “Akkuyu” NPP project has been started in Mersin

The first seminar for the suppliers of “Akkuyu” NPP project has been started in Mersin

The seminar organized by Rosatom State Corporation and Akkuyu Nuclear project company for the suppliers of “Akkuyu” NPP project started on October 3, 2018 in Mersin (Turkey). The seminar is supported by the Mersin and Ankara chambers of commerce and industry.

The following officials took part in the seminar opening ceremony:

  • Mr. Ibrahim Dere, Head of Nuclear Energy Project Implementation Department, General Directorate of Nuclear Energy, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Republic of Turkey;
  • Mr. Adbulkadir Delek, General Secretary of Mersin Chamber of Trade and Industry;
  • Dr. Yavuz Jabbar, General Secretary of Ankara Chamber of Industry, with Mr. Anton Dedusenko, Deputy chairman of the AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC Board of Directors and First Deputy CEO for project management of JSC Rusatom Energy International, who made a welcoming speech to the participants of the seminar.

Mr. Eugeny Kozlov, Director of “Akkuyu” NPP project of Rusatom Energy International, told about the project key parameters, its development stages as well as about localization of production and the project implementation effects for development of regional business and economy.

Mr. Vladimir Chudin, Director for equipment of AKKUYU NUCLEAR project company, spoke about the “Single Window” service established by AKKUYU NUCLEAR for simplified and effective cooperation with Turkish businesses, as well as the opportunities for the suppliers within the project, and the procurement plans for 2018-2020.

The Rosatom partners made presentations on their work experience in implementing foreign project. The representative of Russian JSC CONCERN TITAN-2 outlined that the company completed the construction of the power unit in Russia and it had a successful practical experience of collaboration with foreign suppliers under the construction project Hanhikivi-1 NPP in Finland.

Reports were also made by the representatives of Finnish construction company Andament Group (Rosatom supplier under the project Hanhikivi-1 NPP), Assystem and Cengiz companies cooperating with AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC in Turkey.

Over 300 participants took part in the seminar representing Turkish companies in the area of construction, machine building, engineering, supply of equipment and etc. The seminar lasted until October 5, 2018. The second and the third days of the seminar was dedicated to round-table discussions of opportunities for the suppliers of various equipment and services as well as individual business-meetings of Turkish companies with the representatives of the members of “Akkuyu” NPP project – enterprises of Russian nuclear industry under B2B format.

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Arnaud Lefevre

Arnaud Lefevre is the Chief Executive Officer of Dynatom International. Arnaud is in charge of the international development of the business portfolio.