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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Seawater Lubricated Shaft Bearings Take Environmental Initiative Award at International Bulk Journal awards

November 23, 2009

Thordon Bearings COMPAC pollution free propeller shaft bearings have been honoured as a winner at the International Bulk Journal Awards with the Environment Protection Award.


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Thordon’s Pollution Free Bearings Takes Environmental Initiative Award at Seatrade Cruise Conference

September 21, 2009

Thordon Bearings COMPAC pollution free shaft bearings have been honoured as a winner at the Third Annual Seatrade Insider Cruise Awards 2009 in the Environmental Initiative category.


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Canadian Manufacturer Grows with Green Bearing Solutions Protecting the Oceans and Seas

May 14, 2009

With the existing downturn in the Canadian manufacturing sector, Burlington, Ontario-based manufacturer, Thordon Bearings is bucking that trend and growing its non-polluting bearing product line with recent shaft bearing orders for cruise ships, oil tankers, container ships and bulk carriers. Last week, the company picked up the 2008 Burlington Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards in the Manufacturer category.


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Seabourn Cruises Installs Thordon COMPAC Pollution Free Propeller Shaft Bearings

February 04, 2009

T Mariotti Shipyard of Genova, Italy has recently installed Thordon COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearings on the Seabourn Odyssey 50,000GT cruise ship being built for Seabourn Cruise Lines, the Carnival Corporation luxury brand, for June 2009 delivery. This is the eleventh Carnival Corp. owned ship fitted with COMPAC seawater lubricated bearings since the first installation in 1998 on Grand Princess. Thordon COMPAC has also been ordered for the sister ship, Seabourn Sojourn, to be delivered in June 2010.


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