Thordon Bearings has over 25 years' experience working with workboats, pushboats and tugs operating in dirty abrasive-laden water, especially in the Mississippi River system in the U.S.A. Long lasting and low maintenance bearing and seal solutions have consistently been confirmed by owners of workboats, pushboats and tugs.

  • Reduced maintenance and operating cost
  • Reliable – reduces drydockings
  • Proven performance in workboats
  • Easy machining and installation
  • Quick Delivery

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Tailshaft Bearings

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Deck Equipment Bearings

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Rudder 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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    Alexis Marine to Retrofit RiverTough to Salt Lugger

    May 08, 2018
    Louisiana-based workboat operator Alexis Marine has awarded a supply contract to Thordon Bearings for the retrofitting of 6in diameter RiverTough bearings to MV Kristin Alexis, the 60ft (18.2m) twin-screw towboat built by Bollinger Shipyard in 1969.
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    Thordon Gives New Class of Towboat Greater Life Expectancy

    Apr 30, 2018
    Thordon Bearings, of Burlington, Ontario, Canada, has received an order to supply four comprehensive shipsets of stern gear for a new class of towboat. The four boats are being built by US shipyard Master Marine of Bayou La Batre, Alabama, for Waterfront Services, based in of Cairo, Illinois.
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