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  • COSCO Vessel fitted with COMPAC bearings

    COSCO Confirms Thordon Seawater Lubrication for Eight Newbuild General Cargo Ships

    Jun 15, 2021
    COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers, a subsidiary of China Ocean Shipping Group (COSCO), COSCO Shipping Lines, has confirmed that the eight newbuild multipurpose cargo vessels entrusted to COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry (Dalian) Co. Ltd. will each feature a COMPAC seawater lubricated shaftline arrangement from Thordon Bearings. The scope of supply, to be rolled out in two four-ship batches scheduled for August 2021 and December 2022, includes COMPAC propeller shaft bearings, shaft liners, ThorShield shaft coating, and Thordon’s Water Quality Package.
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  • ThorPlas-Blue installed on Petion

    TZ Industrias and TNG Veracruz Open Mexican Marine Market for Thordon's ThorPlas-Blue

    Jun 07, 2021
    Mexico-based TZ Industrias has replaced the deck machinery bushing aboard the Caroil Transport Marine oil tanker Petion with ThorPlas-Blue, marking Thordon Bearings’ first large commercial vessel project in the country. Thordon’s grease-free material replaced a competitor’s spherical split bearing on the 72,714dwt vessels’ deck crane during a recent drydocking at the TNG Veracruz Shipyard, Mexico’s largest ship repair facility.
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  • COMPAC bearing installed on Captain Henry Jackman

    Algoma's Capt. Henry Jackman Delivers Further References for Thordon Bearing's Pollution-Free Bearings

    May 31, 2021
    Captain Henry Jackman, the 31,200dwt dry bulk cargo carrier China’s Jiangsu Yangzi-Mitsui shipyard delivered to Algoma Central Corporation in April will begin trading on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway in June with a water lubricated shaft arrangement from Thordon Bearings. The state-of-the-art vessel, Algoma’s fifth Equinox Class of gearless bulkers and tenth Equinox design to enter service, is the 38th Algoma vessel to which Thordon has fitted its zero pollution bearings.
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    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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    Thordon Marine NewsWorks 2019

    Thordon’s web-based newsletter specifically developed for marine users of oil-free and grease-free bearings. This newsletter includes feature articles about our Lifetime wearlife guarantee on COMPAC propeller shaft bearings, our continued success on Viking Cruise ships, our accomplishments with COMPAC and SeaThigor on Canadian Coast Guard vessels, the Elmer A. Sperry Award as well as other awards Thordon received for our innovative products.
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    Thordon’s web-based newsletter specifically developed for hydro and clean power users of oil-free and grease-free bearings. This newsletter includes feature articles about multiple successful turbine guide bearing conversions, T-G DNALOP purchasing a small hydro power plant in Poland, and a recent success of Thordon installed in a tidal energy application.
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