Thordon Bearings Joins World Ocean Council

March 16, 2015

Ensuring ocean industries are addressing their marine environmental impacts and contributing to clean seas requires a global aproach for a global ocean.  Thordon, a global leader in designing and manufacturing innovative non-polluting marine bearings, is pleased to become a member of the World Ocean Council.


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Thordon Bearings Proudly Sponsors Pursu Cat in 2015 Qatar Cup

February 06, 2015

Thordon Bearings Inc. is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Pursu Cat powerboat racing team in the Super Cat Class of the 2015 Qatar Cup. 

 

The Qatar Cup will host offshore racing of ocean-going powerboats in Doha, Qatar on February 6-8, 2015, where the skills of the crew and the technical capabilities of the vessels will be tested and challenged.


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Seawater is the Only Commercially Viable EAL for Propeller Shafts

January 07, 2015

Thordon Bearings has questioned the rise of so-called environmentally acceptable lubricants (EALs) in oil-based stern tube seals and bearings when the industry can use the most environmentall safe lubricant there is---seawater.


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ThorPlas-White Bearings, NSF Certified for safe and sanitary use in food and water handling processes

December 24, 2014

(Burlington, Canada)  Thordon Bearings Inc. has announced the addition of ThorPlas-White to its line of high performance, non-metallic bearings.  ThorPlas-White has been specifically developed by Thordon’s New Product Development team for bearing or wear pad usage in the treatment and distribution of drinking water as well as for use in the construction of food processing equipment.


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Thordon Bearings and MSR Gryfia Team Up to Convert Ships to Seawater Lubricated Prop Shaft Lines From Oil

December 15, 2014

Burlington, Canada – Thordon Bearings Inc. today announced it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) under which it will cooperate with MSR Gryfia of Poland to promote the conversion of ships to an open seawater lubricated propeller shaft Thordon bearing system from a sealed oil lubricated propeller shaft bearing system.


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Viking Cruise's Newbuildings Use Seawater Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearings Instead of Oil

November 04, 2014

Designed with the environment in mind, Viking’s ocean ships feature energy-efficient hybrid engines, hydro-dynamically optimized streamlined hulls and bows for maximum fuel efficiency, onboard solar panels, and equipment that minimizes exhaust pollution.  And it meets the strictest environmental regulations with Thordon’s pollution-free bearings with zero risk of oil discharges, as no oil is used.


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