Good for the environment! No risk of oil pollution fines! Reduced operating costs!

April 02, 2012 (Blog Posts)

Can this all be true?  If you are like the majority of global ship owners using oil lubricated white metal propeller shaft bearings, the cost of aft seal maintenance and the risk of oil discharges from a stern tube is always present.  However, if you look at Canadian bulk carrier owners, Algoma Central Corp. and Canada Steamship Lines (CSL), both are benefiting from the decision to use the pollution free propeller shaft bearings systems on their new ships.


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