Hornblower Flagship Replaces Seals With Thordon's Maintenance-Free TG100

September 19, 2016

Thordon Bearings’ US West Coast Distributor, Pacific Marine Equipment has successfully completed the installation of a pair of TG100 mechanical propeller shaft seals to Hornblower Cruises & Events’ 1000-passenger capacity twin screw flagship, Inspiration Hornblower.


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Ultra-Clean Groupe Desgagnés Newbuilds Are Even Cleaner With COMPAC

September 07, 2016

Damia Desgagnés, a 15,100dwt asphalt/bitumen tanker launched in June from Turkey’s Besiktas shipyard, has been fitted with Thordon Bearings COMPAC seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearing package in order to safeguard the marine environment during vessel operations in the Great Lakes and Arctic regions.


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Thordon Introduces Global Service & Support Concept

September 06, 2016

Canada’s Thordon Bearings has introduced a global service and support (GSS) service to assist ship owners, shipbuilders and repair yards with the installation, commissioning, maintenance and shaft/stern tube alignment services of the full range of oil and grease-free Thordon propeller shaft, rudder and deck equipment products.


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Thordon's SeaThigor Seal Delivers New Level of Redundancy for COMPAC

September 02, 2016
Thordon Bearings has unveiled what is potentially the marine industry’s safest, most robust shaft seal as part of a programme of enhancements underway to optimise its award-winning COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing system.

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Pods Versus Water Lubricated Props: Greater Comparative Studies Required

August 23, 2016
Thordon Bearings has called on the marine industry to investigate the characteristics of both conventional seawater-lubricated propeller shaft systems and podded propulsion arrangements in order to provide shipowners with a better understanding of the two very different propulsion configurations.

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Thordon To Showcase Range Of Environmentally Safe Polymer Bearings At Posidonia

June 03, 2016

Thordon Bearings will attend next week’s Posidonia to showcase a range of environmentally-safe polymer bearing technologies from its maritime portfolio.

With increasing market awareness and demand for its award-winning COMPAC seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearing, the Canada-based manufacturer will use Posidonia to highlight the environmental and cost-saving advantages of its ThorPlas-Blue range of grease-free polymer bearings in deck machinery.


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