Recognized internationally for superior performance in tough marine environments , Thordon Bearings has become a trusted marine bearing manufacturer of premium quality products and engineered solutions for over 30 years, especially in ice breaker applications.  Thordon has a strong history with the Canadian and U.S. Coast Guard ice breakers that have used Thordon propeller shaft bearings for over 30 years operating in extreme environments.

  • Reduced operating costs
  • Zero pollution risk
  • Proven performance
  • Long bearing wear life
  • Survivability - non catastrophic failure 

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Propeller Shaft Bearing Systems


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Rudder Bearings

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Deck Equipment Bearings

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Shaft Seals

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    Thordon NewsWorks 2018

    Thordon’s web-based newsletter specifically developed for marine users of oil-free and grease-free bearings. This newsletter includes feature articles about seawater being the only commercially viable EAL, new class rules, and Thordon's SeaThigor seal.
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    COMPAC for Life: Thordon Seawater Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearings Guaranteed for a Lifetime

    Sep 05, 2018
    Thordon Bearings is offering its award-winning COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing system with a lifetime bearing wearlife guarantee. To date, the COMPAC bearing has been offered with a 15-year wearlife guarantee, but with the development announced today at the SMM 2018 trade show in Hamburg, Germany, Thordon, the global leader in seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearings, is guaranteeing that its tough polymer bearings will not need to be replaced throughout a vessel’s operational life.
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    Lomar's Super-Eco Boxships Mark European Breakthrough for Thordon Bearings

    Aug 27, 2018
    The complete COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing system has been fitted to the Delaware Trader, the first of two 2700TEU newbuild containerships that China’s Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard is delivering to Lomar Shipping this year. The reduced operating expenses as well as the concern for the environment were both important considerations in selecting Thordon for this vessel.
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