On April 15, 2019, Memorandum on Strategic Cooperation and Joint Activities between JSC Atomenergomash, JSC SNIIP and Elkon Elektrik (Turkey) was signed at the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO-2019. According to the document, the parties plan to develop cooperation to implement joint projects for the localization of the production of certain types of marine electric and automation components and equipment used in the construction of ships and vessels. 
On the Russian side, the document was signed by the First Deputy General Director for Atomic Energy and New Business of JSC Atomenergomash Alexander Rantsev, the Director General of JSC SNIIP Igor Burtsev, On behalf of Elkon Elektrik – Member of the Board and Director of Project & Design of Elkon Elektrik Serdar Özbay. 

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The memorandum is aimed at developing partnership, solutions as well as the highest possible level of application of Russian equipment, products and components in the design and construction of new building orders at Russian shipyards. 
Within the framework of cooperation, the parties will analyze the ship component equipment used at Russian shipyards, as well as prepare replacement, research & development and modernization programs. 
“The signing of this document opens up additional opportunities for localization of production of sophisticated process equipment in the field of shipbuilding in Russia. Together we will be able to offer our partners state-of-the-art technical solutions ensuring reliable and efficient equipment operation,” said Alexander Rantsev. 
“The document, which was signed today, is primarily aimed at fulfilling the strategic task of the Rosatom State Corporation on the development and launch of new products on the international and non-nuclear markets. I am convinced that the coordination of efforts on the equipment localization will not only strengthen partnerships and economic efficiency, but also allow our company to contribute to the development of the nuclear industry during implementation of Russian and foreign projects,” said Igor Burtsev. 
Elkon Elektrik is supplying international Shipbuilding Industry successfully in the electric, electronic and automation areas of the projects. Elkon’s Member of Board and Director of Project & Design, Mr. Serdar Özbay stated that this Memorandum would make a great deal of contribution to the Turkish and Russian Shipbuilding industries. Mr. Serdar Özbay added the Memorandum would bring new technologies and innovations to the Shipbuilding Industry in Russia. He continued: “Warmer relations between Turkey and Russia will also benefit the Shipbuilding Industry”. Elkon, one of the most important marine electric engineering companies in the Shipbuilding industry in Europe, will be pleased to be a partner in Russia's value-added projects with the technologies, which have been developed in our R & D center.

JSC Atomenergomash is the power engineering division of Rosatom State Corporation, one of the leading power engineering companies in Russia. The company is a supplier of effective integrated solutions for the nuclear, thermal, hydropower, gas, and petrochemical industries, shipbuilding and other industries. The holding unites the leading industrial, research, and engineering enterprises in Russia and abroad. Official site www.aem-group.ru 
JSC "Specialized Research Institute for Instrument Engineering" (JSC SNIIP) is one of the leading scientific organizations of the Rosatom State Corporation in the field of nuclear instrument engineering, which solves the problems of increasing the nuclear and radiation safety of nuclear installations and radiation-hazardous facilities, ensuring radiation safety of the population and preservation of the environment. Official site www.sniip.ru 
Elkon Elektrik (Turkey) is a large international company established in 1980 to design, manufacture, integrate and commission low-voltage electrical equipment and automation systems for the marine industry. Elkon has an engineering and production center in Turkey. The area of activity is the whole Europe. Official site www.elkon-tr.com. Elkon is actually electric system integrator of two large Factory Freezer Trawler in the building in Turkey for Russian Fisheries and JSC Okeanrybflot. Both vessels will be delivered in 2020.