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Rosatom held a tender for the construction of the first two hulls of floating nuclear power plants to supply Baimsky GOK only among Asian shipyards.
It is known that the winner was the Chinese shipyard in Nantong, which offered the lowest price of $ 226 million. Both hulls must be delivered to Russia by February 2024. According to some reports, the key equipment - reactors and turbines - will be installed on the vessel already in Russia at the Baltzavod. They decided to give the contract for the construction of the buildings to China, so as not to disrupt the deadlines and not to increase the price of the entire project. It is reported by “Kommersant".
Atomenergomash has summed up the results of the tender for the construction of the first two buildings for modernized floating power units intended for power supply of the Baimsky GOK in Chukotka. The Chinese shipyard Wison (Nantong) Heavy Industry Co Ltd. The contract value is $ 225.8 million, which is about 30% lower than the initial maximum auction price ($ 325.12 million, or 24.11 billion rubles).
Also, according to the agreement, the Chinese shipyard must deliver the first building with a residential superstructure by October 2, 2023, and the second by February 2, 2024. An advance payment of 15% of the amount will be paid at the end of the current year.
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