Shaftline Conversion From Oil To Water Saves Dredge Owner Money

July 17, 2012 (Press Releases)

In April 2011, the Fraser Titan, a triple screw  2300 m3 dredger, was converted to Throdon RiverTough water lubricated propeller shaft bearings from an oil lubricated system.  The vessel had its first drydocking with water lubcircated shaftlnes in March 2012 at Esquimalt Drydock reporting no sealing issues (as there is no aft seal) and very little wear.

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