Serving the Marine Industry since 1936

History of Katradis Group

1936

Established in 1936 as "Katradis Marine ropes" in Piraeus . Sells quality ropes to the fishing boats and to the agriculture industry.

1944

We create the first braided "double twisted" rope. An ideal rope for sponge divers, the "double twisted" rope is still sold and used today!

1944

We create the first braided "double twisted" rope. An ideal rope for sponge divers, the "double twisted" rope is still sold and used today!

1946

We distribute our first mooring ropes for passenger vessels.

1953

We supply the first mooring rope to the commercial steamship "Astypalaia" of shipowners A. Angelikousis, D. Efthimiou and P. Kaloudis

1953

We supply the first mooring rope to the commercial steamship "Astypalaia" of shipowners A. Angelikousis, D. Efthimiou and P. Kaloudis

1963

Katradis starts equipping the marine industry with synthetic ropes

1965

We start developing an extensive global network at all major ports around the world.

1965

We start developing an extensive global network at all major ports around the world.

1968

We start supplying the marine industry with wire ropes.

1968

We start supplying anodes to commercial vessels.

1968

We start supplying anodes to commercial vessels.

1970

Katradis develops the all time classic synthetic mooring rope "NIKA® CORD" , a major innovation for the next generation mooring ropes.

1997

We develop the first high performance mooring rope “SIRIUS” with HMPE fibers

1997

We develop the first high performance mooring rope “SIRIUS” with HMPE fibers

2014

Katradis Marine Ropes, with the assistance of the University of Chemnitz, develops Siri® Heat Setting Technology

2017

We develop the first LCP mooring rope “SIRI®” with Vectran fibers

2017

We develop the first LCP mooring rope “SIRI®” with Vectran fibers

2018

Expansion of our factory in Greece and our R&D facilities

2019

Over 8.000 vessels have been equipped with Katradis ropes the last 10 years

2019

Over 8.000 vessels have been equipped with Katradis ropes the last 10 years

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