Young Industry vs. Mature Industry

May 23, 2012 (Blog Posts)

Recently, there has been much interest in North America and Western Europe in clean power generated from ocean waves and tides to help eliminate our dependency on fossil fuels.  High pressures, corrosion from salt water, non-polluting, low maintenance, long life, not harmful to aquatic life – this fledgling industry is open to new materials and designs that are “clean” to help generate clean power.


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Eco-Conscious Carisbrooke Opts for Seawater Lubricated Prop Shaft Bearings on latest newbuildings

May 23, 2012 (Press Releases)

UK ship owner, Carisbrooke Shipping has specified COMPAC for 4 new 8,500 dwt multi-purpose dry cargo ships being built at Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Ltd. in China.


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Zero Oil Means Zero Environmental Impact

May 08, 2012 (Thordon in the News)

(The Naval Architect, May 2012) Seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearings use no oil-based lubricants and can bring 0-EI (zero environmental impact) below the waterline, writes Craig Carter, Director of Marketing at Thordon Bearings, following the company's presentation to the IMO's DE56 meeting in February.


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