The offshore industry has no room for errors. Thordon's proven performance when faced with unpredictable challenges of extracting oil at sea is the reason why our unique bearing systems have been installed on oil platforms, FPSO and AHTS vessels and other offshore vessels.

  • Proven performance
  • Long wear life
  • High resistance to shock loading
  • Low co-efficient of friction
  • Reduced maintenance costs
  • Zero pollution - oil and grease-free bearings

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Turret & Slewing Bearings

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Propeller Shaft Bearing System

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SXL pump bearing

Riser Tubes, Net Catchers and Fire Pump Bearings

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Four Large SXL stern roller bearings

AHTS Stern Roller Bearings and Seals

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Deck Equipment Bearings

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    Thordon Merchant Fleet NewsWorks 2023

    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 articles that highlight our successes on tankers, bulk cargo carriers, ferries, and cruise ships with COMPAC seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearings, and ThorPlas-Blue deck equipment installed and used around the world. We also introduce Thordon’s new BlueWater Seal and highlight the largest rudder bearing Thordon has ever produced.
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    Thordon Seal Retrofit Keeps Hadi 37 On-Hire

    Jan 07, 2020
    Capital expenditure is always a key consideration during the system procurement process but when low cost components result in an increase in unbudgeted operational costs, then any savings quickly diminish. That was the experience of Saudi Arabia-based ship operator Hadi Hamad Al-Hammam when the original shaft seals fitted to Hadi 37, a 2013-built twin-screw offshore tug supply vessel (OTSV), began to leak and vibrate, resulting in regular visits to drydock for costly repairs.
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    Thordon Systems Reduce Planned Maintenance Schedules for Offshore Vessel Operator

    Oct 01, 2019
    Canadian company Thordon Bearings has notched up another success story for a customer in the demanding offshore sector, with a bearing and seal installation in “perfect condition” after over three years of operation.
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