Nine CSL New Builds Eliminate Oil Usage With Seawater Lubcricated Propeller Shaft Bearings

August 29, 2012

Following the successful retrofit and operation of Thordon water lubricated propeller shaft bearings on the CSL Acadian (converted in 2006), CSL will install a similar package on all nine of its Trillium Class new buildings.


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Shaftline Conversion From Oil To Water Saves Dredge Owner Money

July 17, 2012

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

May 23, 2012

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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Pollution free propeller shaft bearings operating in seawater rather than oil shortlisted for Ocean Environmental Protection Award

May 30, 2011

Canadian manufacturer, Thordon Bearings' seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearings have been shortlisted for the Ocean Environmental Protection Award at the 2011 Sustainable Shipping Awards to be held in London, England, July 7, 2011.


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Seawater lubricated shaft bearings - 13 years and still in service on the Grand Princess

April 26, 2011

Grand Princess latest propeller shaft bearing wear data: 13 years of pollution free performance and no shaft withdrawals.


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Milgem Frigates to be equipped with COMPAC

December 10, 2010

Istanbul Naval Shipyards has installed Thordon COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearings on the new Turkish Navy Milgem Frigates.


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