About us

Gleistein Ropes is one of the world’s leading rope manufacturers. Founded in 1824 as a supplier for the vast north German shipping industry, the Gleistein group today not only services the cordage needs of international cruise shipping and other commercial marine operations, it is also highly successful in the area of recreational marine and for industrial applications.

With a strong focus on reliability and durability, the company is recognised across the globe for its advanced textile rope production capabilities and innovative finishing technologies. Besides a range of more than 10,000 different types of synthetic fibre ropes, Gleistein can tailor just about any solution imaginable and ropes with DNV GL certification are also available for specific applications. Its state-of-the-art production facilities at its headquarters in Bremen, Germany, and subsidiary in Trencin, Slovakia, boast a combined area of more than 19,000m2 and are both certified in accordance with ISO 9001:2015.

Products and services


A single mooring line for everything: Strength and diameter configurable independently, allowing for individual adaptation to ship size, winches used and fairleads.

  • Strength made to measure: Extremely durable core made with Dyneema® SK78 for perfectly aligned breaking load.
  • Operational safety: Flawless performance due to diameters individually aligned to fairleads and winches.
  • Cost-effectiveness: Price often favorable in comparison to compromises from the standard range.

Gleistein Ropes
Heidlerchenstr. 7
28777 Bremen

Phone: +49 421 69049-21
Fax: +49 421 69049-99
Internet: www.gleistein.com
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Contact person

Finn Schmeling
Sales Team Manager GeoMarine
Phone: +49 421 6904921
E-mail: Send message

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