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.
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.
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.
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.
December 01, 2008
Schelde Naval Shipbuilding in Vlissingen, Netherlands will fit Thordon seawater lubricated COMPAC propeller shaft bearings to four Patrol Vessels that will be built for the Royal Netherlands Navy.
September 09, 2008
Fincantieri's Sestre Ponente Shipyard in Genoa, Italy, has ordered Thordon seawater lubricated COMPAC propeller shaft bearing systems for two new 66,000 GT Oceania-Class cruise ships being built for Oceania Cruises for 2010 and 2011 delivery, with an option for a third ship. Designed to cruise to all corners of the globe, the new ships will have zero risk of stern tube oil pollution and no aft seals, meaning lower maintenance costs.