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MARCO POLO FITTED WITH THORDON AT MALTA SHIPYARDS
Marco Polo is a 180m (591ft.) cruise liner propelled by two 563.5mm (22.185") diameter tailshafts running on a water lubricated stern tube bearing system. She entered Malta Shipyards on the 19th March, 2007 for a 21-day refit which included the replacement of the two tailshafts with reconditioned ones, installation of two new propellers, conversion of stern tube bearings system to Thordon COMPAC from lignum vitae, installation of a Thordon Water Quality Package for each shaft and last but not least, renewal of the tailshaft coating system from conventional fibreglass to Thordon's Thor-Coat shaft coating. The Classification Society was DNV. <MORE>
New propeller shaft coating complements water lubricated bearings
Thordon Bearings Inc., a world leader in grease and oil-free bearing solutions has announced the introduction of Thor-Coat, a new proprietary shaft coating specially formulated to address the recognized risk of traditional coating failures on water lubricated propeller shafts. <MORE>