At Thordon we acknowledge the need for pollution-free, reliable, safe and efficient products that can be delivered in a timely manner. Use of Thordon bearings and seals will reduce your risk for emergency repairs and have zero impact to the aquatic environment since no grease or oil is used with Thordon products.

  • Reduced maintenance and operating cost
  • Reduced risk with elimination of aft seal
  • Proven performance in ocean-going cruise vessels
  • Easy bearing installation, inspection and withdrawal
  • Eliminates oil and grease usage

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Propeller Shaft Bearing Systems

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Deck Equipment Bearings

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Rudder Bearings

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Shaft Seals

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    Thordon Merchant Fleet NewsWorks 2021

    Thordon’s web-based newsletter specifically developed for marine users of oil-free and grease-free bearings in the merchant marine sector. This newsletter includes feature articles that highlight our successes on merchant marine vessels with COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearings, ThorPlas-Blue deck equipment, and other pollution-free Thordon products installed and used around the world.
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    Thordon Propeller Shaft Bearing Wear Results Mean 30 Years of Maintenance-Free Cruising

    Dec 08, 2020
    A recent inspection of the twenty-year-old water-lubricated propeller shaft bearings installed on a twin-screw cruise ship were found to be within classification society parameters and suitable for continued use for a further ten years of operation. At the shipowner’s request, Thordon Bearings – the market leader in water lubricated bearing technologies – attended the docking in Brest, France, to assess the propeller shaft liners and outboard bearings of a 2500 passenger-capacity cruise ship. The award-winning COMPAC bearings were installed in 1999.
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    ForSea Ferries Opens the Door for Thordon's ThorPlas-Blue Bearings

    Nov 12, 2020
    Thordon Bearings is to retrofit its grease-free ThorPlas-Blue bearings to ForSea Ferries’ Tycho Brahe, one of the world’s most environmentally friendly ships, at its next scheduled drydocking. The decision follows the success of the bearing installation to the bow doors of Aurora, the first of two high-intensity battery-operated ferries converted by Sweden’s Oresund Drydocks and delivered in 2016. It was the first ever installation of a Thordon self-lubricating bearing to the bow doors of a ro-ro ferry.
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