Almost half of the construction of a bridge to Crimea has been Russian Railways pensioners


Company Mostotrest entered into a contract with the “Stroygazmontazh” Arkady Rotenberg to participate in the construction of the Kerch bridge. This is stated in a message posted on the company’s website.

As reported in Mostotrest, the cost of subcontracting is 96,9 billion rubles (including VAT). Almost half of the total size of the government contract to build bridge to Crimea (228,3 billion rubles). The project’s General contractor is the daughter of “Stroygazmontazh” Arkady Rotenberg LLC “SGM-Bridge”.

The “experts “Mostotrest” will make the device the most part supports and the installation spans the entire length of road and rail bridges. In particular, the dip pipes in the sea and on land, bored piles, grillage and footings of bodies; the Assembly and launching of a bridge span, the grade spans and the installation of basic parts,” said the company.

In “Motorista” reported that the contract was concluded on 22 March. The deal itself was approved by the Board of Directors of the company at the end of 2015. Up to this CEO Vladimir Vlasov said that Mostotrest plans to participate in the project. That company still receives the subcontract, was reported last week by Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov.

In the spring of 2015, the largest shareholder of Mostotrest company Marc O’polo Investmen belonging to 68,45% Igor Rotenberg — the son of Arkady Rotenberg has sold over 10 billion rubles a package of “Mostotrest” company “TKF-Finance” — the structure of NPF “Welfare”. Fund “Welfare” was established in 1996 JSC “RZD” management of the Fund is appointed by the Railways, there are corporate pension company. After the transaction, controlled by Russian Railways, the pension Fund received 63,63% stake of one of the leading contractors in Russia.

“The CMB-the Bridge” also chose other subcontractors of the project — among them “Mostootryad № 75”, “Kaarst”, “Mostdorstroy” and “CSC Group”, reports “Interfax”. “In addition to leading construction companies the project brought together the best bridge builders of the country who have passed global construction: BAM, preparations for the APEC summit in Vladivostok, the Universiade in Kazan, Olympics in Sochi”, — stated in the message,” said the company.