Thordon Bearings to supply the ‘most luxurious ship ever built’ with seawater-lubricated COMPAC system

March 16, 2015 (Press Releases)

Thordon Bearings has received an order through its Italian distributor Pedrotec to supply a seawater-lubricated COMPAC propeller shaft bearing package to Seven Seas Explorer, the 56,000gt cruiseship under construction at Fincantieri’s Sestri Ponente shipyard.

The Seven Seas Explorer, Regent Seven Seas’ first newbuild contracted to Fincantieri, has been designed to set new standards in both passenger comfort and environmental protection.


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Thordon Bearings' COMPAC for Britannia

March 16, 2015 (Press Releases)
Thordon Bearings seawater-lubricated COMPAC propeller shaft system given royal ‘seal’ of approval!
 
The 3,647 passenger vessel, the largest cruise ship built by Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard for the British market, features a bevy of environmentally-friendly solutions, including Thordon Bearings’ COMPAC system to safeguard the marine environment against operational oil spills.

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Thordon Bearings Joins World Ocean Council

March 16, 2015 (Press Releases)

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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Cruise Lines Spearhead Efficiency Drive

February 20, 2015 (Thordon in the News)

January issue of Ship Efficiency Insight features a segment from Craig Carter, Director of Marketing and Customer Service regarding Thordon COMPAC seawater lubricated bearings, EAL's and stricter environmental legislation. To read full article click here.


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Thordon Bearings Proudly Sponsors Pursu Cat in 2015 Qatar Cup

February 06, 2015 (Press Releases)

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 (Press Releases)

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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