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This page has documents related to Thordon Bearings and the Environment.

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Ship Stern Tube Lubricating Oil Discharges Legalities, Consequences and Solutions (PDF, 860 KB)
Analysis of In-Port Vessel Operational Lubricant Discharges and Leakages (PDF, 580 KB)

This study focuses on marine inputs of lubricant oils within the 4,708 ports and harbours of the world through stern tube leakage and operational discharges in marine shipping.

Oil Lubricated Stern Tube Discharges (PDF, 648 KB)

What is the problem and is there a solution?

IMO document from MEPC58 (PDF, 303 KB)

This document provides information on stern tube oil pollution from ships and examines a proven and available technology to eliminate it using seawater lubricated stern tube bearings.

IMO document from MEPC60 (PDF, 122 KB)

In this document, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Friends of the Earth International (FOEI) raise specific concerns over the extent of oil-based lubricant pollution from ship discharges.

Ship owners and operational discharge regulations (PDF, 188 KB)

What Ship Owners Need to Know About Operational Oil Discharges.

CleanSeaNet (PDF, 1.33 MB) CleanSeaNet: Satellite-based monitoring service for marine oil spill detection and surveillance in European waters.
Commercial Ship AFT Seal Oil Discharges (PDF, 284 KB)

Factual Accounts of Oil Leaking from Propeller Shafts Due to AFT Seal Damage. (October 31, 2014)