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  • MS Österreich fitted with Thordon’s pollution-free propeller shaft bearings

    Upswing in Water Lubricated Shafts as European Operators look for Greater Environmental Protection

    Sep 14, 2021
    Thordon Bearings has registered an upswing in the number of historic passenger vessels operating on European waterways with water lubricated propeller shaft bearings as a way of further protecting those waterways from oil and grease pollution. A number of operators have already converted from oil-lubricated brass bushings to water lubricated propeller shaft bearings as a way of meeting stringent European environmental regulations.
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  • Mayor Goldring, Thordon CEO and Minister Gould

    Innovative Solutions Canada is Key to Government's Ocean Protection Plan, says Burlington Manufacturer

    Sep 08, 2021
    Thordon Bearings has praised the government’s Innovation Solutions Canada initiative for encouraging more of the country’s entrepreneurs, innovators and manufacturers to design solutions in support of Transport Canada’s Ocean Protection Plan. “For companies developing environmentally sustainable maritime solutions the program is a real benefit. Had it not been for the partnership between the Federal Government, Thordon, and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Thordon SeaThigor seal development would have undoubtedly taken much longer to materialize,”
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  • Thordon’s COMPAC bearings have been fitted to MSC Seashore

    MSC Seashore Delivered with Thordon's COMPAC as More Cruise Ships Embrace Seawater Lubricated Shaft Lines

    Aug 11, 2021
    The largest cruise ship to be built in Italy has been delivered with a COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft system from Canada’s Thordon Bearings. The 170,400gt MSC Seashore, delivered from Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard last month, joins the smaller 154,000gt Seaside-class vessels MSC Seaside and MSC Seaview, both of which were delivered with a COMPAC bearing system in 2017 and 2018, respectively.
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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 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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    Thordon Workboat NewsWorks 2019

    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 highlighting our successes in the Workboat industry with RiverTough tailshaft bearings and TG100 shaft seals in both US Inland Waterways and around the world.
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