Ultra-Clean Groupe Desgagnés Newbuilds Are Even Cleaner With COMPAC

September 07, 2016 (Press Releases)

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 (Press Releases)

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 (Press Releases)
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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Is A Water-Lubricated Propeller Shaft Arrangement More Efficient Than Podded Propulsion?

August 23, 2016 (Thordon in the News)
A Thordon Bearings White Paper
 
In the twenty-five years since the first podded propulsion system was introduced to optimise the ice-breaking performance and manoeuvrability of ice-breakers operating in the far North, the pod has now more than 400 installations on various ship types, including super-yachts, high-speed ferries, oil tankers and offshore vessels and rigs.

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Pods Versus Water Lubricated Props: Greater Comparative Studies Required

August 23, 2016 (Press Releases)
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 (Press Releases)

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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