Katradis Group has a long and distinguished history that goes back to the first half of the twentieth century. The company was established in 1936 by Konstantinos Katradis, operating back then as a ship supplier specializing in high-quality mooring ropes.
Currently, in the hands of the third-generation member of the Katradis family, the company has since then become a pioneer in the field of manufacture of mooring ropes and sacrificial anodes for ultimate corrosion protection, serving the marine industry as well as the sectors of offshore, aquaculture, fishing, and yachting.
Established in 1936 as "Katradis Marine ropes" in Piraeus . Sells quality ropes to the fishing boats and to the agriculture industry.
We create the first braided "double twisted" rope. An ideal rope for sponge divers, the "double twisted" rope is still sold and used today!
We distribute our first mooring ropes for passenger vessels.
We supply the first mooring rope to the commercial steamship "Astypalaia" of shipowners A. Angelikousis, D. Efthimiou and P. Kaloudis.
Katradis starts equipping the marine industry with synthetic ropes.
We start developing an extensive global network at all major ports around the world.
We start supplying the marine industry with wire ropes.
We start supplying anodes to commercial vessels.
Katradis develops the all time classic synthetic mooring rope "NIKA® CORD" , a major innovation for the next generation mooring ropes.
We develop the first high performance mooring rope “SIRIUS” with HMPE fibers.
Katradis Marine Ropes, with the assistance of the University of Chemnitz, develops Siri® Heat Setting Technology.
We develop the first LCP mooring rope “SIRI®” with Vectran fibers.
Expansion of our factory in Greece and our R&D facilities.
Over 8.000 vessels have been equipped with Katradis ropes the last 10 years.