Using non polluting products to produce clean energy

July 25, 2011

Recently, there has been much press regarding alternative forms of clean power generation.


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MV Algorail: Lignum Vitae conversion to Thordon

May 25, 2011

The MV Algorail is a single screw, 194m (638 ft.) self unloading cargo vessel operating on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway.  The 43 year old Laker was recently docked at Seaway Marine and Industrial (SMI) in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.


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Shipping and Environmental Issues in 2011– What more can be done?

April 11, 2011

The Company of Master Mariners of Canada are holding an international conference on  Shipping and Environmental Issues in 2011 on June 6-8, 2011 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA.


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Ships still being built with greased bronze rudder bearings

April 06, 2011

There are several types of rudders on the market – some built by OEM’s such as Becker or Van Der Velden and others built by shipyards throughout the world.


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Canadian Ship Owners Building Green Ships

February 25, 2011

It’s hard to interpret what a “Green Ship” means these days.


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Hydro-turbines converted from oil to water

February 03, 2011

Do you worry about oil leaking from your main guide bearing into the river system? Have you ever considered converting to a water lubricated main guide bearing?
 


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