The General contractor of the Vostochny space centre has received claims worth billions of rubles

Gazprombank March 10, 2016, appealed to the Moscow Arbitration court with a demand to recover from the General contractor for construction of the East — FSUE “Dalspetsstroy” — 4.1 billion rubles, follows from the database of the arbitration. The claim is not yet accepted for production, the essence of the claims of the Bank against the unitary enterprise has not been disclosed. The representative of Gazprombank has not yet responded to a request to RBC.

Another large lawsuit to “Dalspetsstroy” of 1 bln RUB was filed on 19 January the Arbitration court of Khabarovsk region the customer of construction of the cosmodrome East, the Federal space Agency (Roscosmos). The representative of Roskosmos told RBC that the Agency asked the court to return the budget funds, allocated for the construction of the Vostochny space centre, which “Dalspetsstroy” placed on Deposit and earned a profit of 1.22 billion rubles. the Claim is accepted for consideration, the next meeting is scheduled for March 30.

The Vostochny area of about 700 square kilometers is under construction in the Amur region. From 2012 to 2015 for its construction from the Federal budget allocated more than 160 billion rubles., and in the summer of 2015 to complete the construction of another 20 billion rubles. the First launch rocket “Soyuz-2” from Baikonur cosmodrome was scheduled for December 2015 and the first manned flight — for 2018. But in October 2015, the launch was postponed indefinitely, but President Vladimir Putin said that the construction of the overflow is not needed. According to the latest data of the Russian Federal space Agency, the first launch should take place in the spring, exact date will be determined only at the end of March. In early March, “Kommersant” with reference to the letter from the head of Roscosmos Igor Komarov wrote that the East still are lagging behind and this may affect the timing of the launch of “Soyuz-2”. This was confirmed by the RBC and one of the contractors.

“Dalspetsstroy” — unitary enterprise under Spetsstroy of Russia. The General contractor of the cosmodrome “Dalspetsstroy” was no competition in 2012. Immediately after this the enterprise had gone into a deep loss. If in 2012 the revenue of “Dalspetsstroy” amounted to 20.9 billion rubles., net profit — 412 million rubles, in 2013 the loss was $ 664,8 million rubles on revenue of 26.7 billion rubles, and in 2014 — already 1,4 billion rubles on revenue of 19.1 billion roubles (the data SPARK). Financial highlights for the year 2015, the company has not yet revealed, the press service of “Dalspetsstroy” preliminary data are also not provided. During the four years of construction of the cosmodrome in the company there have been five managers and several criminal cases, in particular, arrested were former CEO of the enterprise Yury Hrizman and chief accountant Vladimir Ashikhmin.

According to SPARK, the total amount of claims to “Dalspetsstroy” two and a half months of 2016 exceeds RUR 6.8 billion, just in the arbitration filed a lawsuit 101. Claims against contractor, its contractors was filed in the year 2015 in the amount of 9.9 billion rubles, however, the claims of Gazprombank and Roscosmos are the largest. The amount of debt “Dalspetsstroy”, brought to maturity, more than 1 billion rubles, of which paid only 237,9 million rubles, and another 861,8 mln. police officers have not yet recovered. The total number of enforcement proceedings exceeds 700 pieces.

In the database of arbitration there are several statements declaring “Dalspetsstroy” bankrupt, but they filed small creditors who have already obtained enforcement orders. Usually such claims are brought in the hope to quickly recover a debt. The last application to bankrupt the contractor gave the company a “Unkomteh” in December 2015, her company only has about 26 million rbl. the Court has satisfied claims “Unkomteh” to “Dalspetsstroy” for this amount in the summer of 2015.

At the same time the “Dalspetsstroy”, according to SPARK, trying to collect 6.3 billion rubles of debt from their subcontractors. But, for example, the proceedings of “Stroygazconsulting” on the debt in the amount of 1.8 billion rubles lasts for two years.

The representative of Spetsstroy has failed to promptly answer the questions of the RBC. The representative of the Vice Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who oversees the project, said questions about the financial condition of the contractor it is better to contact the Roscosmos, Spetsstroy of Russia and the Ministry of defense. To comment on a possible re-stall the timing of construction of the cosmodrome from-for debts “Dalspetsstroy” he also did not.