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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    Thordon Workboat NewsWorks 2021

    Thordon’s web-based newsletter specifically developed for marine users of oil-free and grease-free bearings in the workboat sector. This newsletter includes feature articles that highlight our successes in the Workboat industry with TG100 shaft seals, RiverTough tailshaft bearings, and other pollution-free Thordon products on the US Inland Waterways, Latin America and around the world.
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  • RiverTough Installed on Atria Vessel

    Paraná River Push Boat Fleet Migrates to Thordon

    Mar 29, 2021
    Atria Logistics UABL, one of South America’s leading push boat operators, is on its way to completing a fleet-wide retrofit to Thordon’s water lubricated tailshaft and rudder bearings. In 2014, the Argentinian owner, which operates a fleet of workboats on the Paraná River, installed Thordon’s RiverTough tailshaft bearings to its first push boat, the 41m (135ft) long Concepcion. In 2020, six more vessels in the company’s 26-strong fleet were converted.
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    L&L Marine Accepts Delivery of its First Newbuild with a Complete Thordon Propulsion Package

    Aug 17, 2020
    Amelia Ray, the 1600hp push boat Rodriquez Shipbuilding delivered to Mississippi operator L&L Marine Transportation in June, is now operational with a full range of Thordon oil-free and grease-free bearings designed to reduce a vessel’s lost charter days.
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