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Sechin asked Putin for $ 2,2 billion for a plant in Primorye

Sechin asked Putin for $ 2,2 billion for a plant in Primorye
Photo by: kremlin.ru

The head of Rosneft, Igor Sechin, asked Vladimir Putin for $ 2,2 billion to build a plant for the Zvezda shipyard in the Primorsky Territory. There will be a new metallurgical production in the area of ​​the Sukhodol Bay, next to the Bolshoy Kamen Bay, where Zvezda is located.

This was discussed at today's meeting between the President of the Russian Federation and the head of Rosneft. Sechin added that the capacity of the new plant for the production of steel sheets and pipe products will be 1,5 million tons, about 350 tons will be processed by the Zvezda shipyard itself. The rest can be used by new consumers in the region.

Igor Sechin added that the construction of additional power facilities would be required to support steel production. He asked the president to help with the construction of housing and roads in the area of ​​new construction. The plant will employ about 1,5 thousand people. The preliminary cost of this project is about $ 2,2 billion.

Sechin also told Putin that the construction of a dry dock at the Zvezda shipyard had been completed and that the nuclear icebreaker Lider had already been laid there.

In early October, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin paid a working visit to the Zvezda plant in the Primorsky Territory. He examined the construction progress of a unique for the country dry dock.  

Rosatomflot and Primorsky shipbuilding complex Zvezda signed a construction contract in April atomic icebreaker "Leader"... The commissioning of the vessel is scheduled for 2027. 
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