June 9, 2020 | News

RSTEEL® is a supplier for the construction of a new cruise terminal in the Old Port of Tallinn

RSTEEL® is supplying for a significant expansion project of Old Port of Tallinn, which is Estonia’s biggest Shipping Port. The order comprises of RSTEEL® Column Shoes and Wall Shoes. The developer and main contractor for the project is YIT Eesti AS.


The multifunctional and environmentally friendly cruise terminal with open roof level promenade is being built in Old City Harbour in the vicinity of the two existing cruise quays. The new 3-floor terminal has a net area of almost 4000m2 with promenade area, children playgrounds and parking lots. The new terminal project pays special attention to the principles of sustainable construction and uses the most environmentally friendly solutions and materials. The building uses marine heating and energy from solar panels. The building can accommodate up to 2,000 people and outside the cruise season it will be utilized to organize events, concerts and conferences. All the foundations of the terminal building have been cast and the installation of the building’s frame posts has begun in May 2020.The project is estimated to be completed in July 2021.

“We are proud to deliver our Bolted Connections for the construction of Tallinn Old City Harbour’s new cruise terminal ,being one of the most important projects in Estonia currently. Our robotic welded, Inspecta certified high-quality Column shoes along with Base bolts are the perfect solutions for creating moment resisting connections for precast elements. ,” says Antti Repo, Chairman of R-Group Baltic Ou.


R-Group is a Finnish leading global supplier of precast accessories and concrete connections. R-Group with its global brand of RSTEEL® provides high-quality steel solutions for safe, reliable and enduring structures, throughout the world. Thriving on leading-edge technology, exceptional quality, excellent customer-oriented service, and a trusted network of suppliers, we offer standard and customized solutions to all small, medium and large scale companies globally.