Russian company banned 7,000 Turkish employees from entering the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant construction site

In Akkuyu Nuclear AŞ, managed by the Russian company Rosatom, it was claimed that experienced and expert Turkish employees were dismissed and replaced by illegal foreign workers. It turned out that the Russian company TSM Energy, which replaced IC İçtaş, sent a letter to Akkuyu Nuclear AŞ to cancel the cards of 7 thousand Turkish workers who had experience in the construction of nuclear power plants.

The contract of the consortium, in which IC İçtaş is a 50 percent partner, for the procurement, engineering and construction works of Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant, which is planned to meet 10 percent of Turkey’s electricity needs upon completion, was terminated on July 26. It was claimed that this termination made by Akkuyu Nuclear AŞ, under the management of Russian Rosatom, caused a delay in the delivery of the plant, which is planned to be commissioned in 2023, and chaos in its operation.

Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant construction, which is expected to be one of the main agenda items of the meeting to be held at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit on September 15-16, between President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, continues to come up with new claims.

TSM Enerji sent a letter to Akkuyu Nuclear AŞ to cancel the cards of 7 thousand Turkish workers.

The Russian company TSM Energy, with which a new contract was signed following the attempt to disable Turkish main contractor IC İçtaş, sent a letter to Akkuyu Nuclear A. appeared. TSM Energy General Director E. Lisunov, Akkuyu Nuclear A.Ş. In the letter he sent to its CEO, A. Zoteeva, it was stated that a list of the workers’ names is also attached to the article. (PHOENIX)

It turned out that TSM Energy was founded by three Russian companies, with which Akkuyu Nuclear A.Ş., which terminated its contract with Titan2 – IC İçtaş, founded by two Turkish and Russian companies in Mersin, signed a new contract. According to the Trade Registry Gazette records, TSM Energy; It was established in Mersin in October 2019 by the Russian-based Montreux-Stroitelnoye Upravlaniye No 90, Konsern Titan-2, Sosnovoborelektromontaj joint stock companies.

According to the trade registry records, TSM Energy Construction Industry Limited Company (TSM); It was established in Mersin in October 2019. According to the records, the partners of TSM Energy, which was established with a capital of 100 thousand TL, are Montreux-Stroitelnoye Upravlaniye No 90 Anonim Şirketi, Konsern Titan-2 Anonim Şirketi, and Sosnovoborelektromontaj Anonim Şirketi.

Titan2 – IC İçtaş İnşaat Anonim Şirketi, where the contract was terminated in the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant project, was also established in Mersin, in partnership with IC İçtaş İnşaat Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Şirketi and Joint Stock Company Concern Titan-2.