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    Thordon Offers Guidance to Ship Owners on VGP 3.0 Delay

    Oct 30, 2018
    Thordon Bearings has advised its customers with newbuilds under construction to ensure they have the necessary documentation in place permitting operations in US waters prior to 18th December 2018. This advice follows the October 10th announcement by the US Environmental Protection Agency that the 2013 Vessel General Permit, due to expire in December 2018, will now be administratively continued till at least March 2019, when an updated version, VGP 3.0, will be introduced.
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    Thordon Strengthens its Presence to Meet Anticipated Rules for Cleaners Seas

    Oct 16, 2018
    Thordon Bearings has signed sales and distribution agreements with St. Petersburg-based Industrial & Marine Projects (IMPRO) and Tallinn’s Marine Ecology Equipment (MEE), in a development that anticipates the introduction of more stringent pollution rules for European waterways.
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    Ever-Lasting Bearings Keep World's Largest Sloop Ever-Ready for Charter

    Oct 03, 2018
    One of the projects Canada’s Thordon Bearings is most proud to be associated with is that of the Mirabella V, which has been operating the company’s SXL and COMPAC bearings continually for more than 15 years.
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    Thordon Signs New Distributor Agreement with Spain's Echetalde

    Oct 01, 2018
    Thordon Bearings confirmed it signed a new sales and distribution agreement during the recent SMM 2018 trade show in Hamburg, Germany. The agreement with Spain’s Echetalde, signed on 5th September, replaces the agreement with Thordon’s previous distributor in the region, Echelan Thor, following the retirement of its founder Pedro Echevarri, after 30 years of working with Thordon products.
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    The True Cost of Operating Oil-Lubricated Shaft Systems Revealed in Thordon Study

    Sep 06, 2018
    Thordon Bearings has published a study highlighting the commercial and environmental benefits of seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearing arrangements, indicating that shipowners can make substantial operational savings by giving up the outdated oil lubricated shaft.
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    COMPAC for Life: Thordon Seawater Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearings Guaranteed for a Lifetime

    Sep 05, 2018
    Thordon Bearings is offering its award-winning COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing system with a lifetime bearing wearlife guarantee. To date, the COMPAC bearing has been offered with a 15-year wearlife guarantee, but with the development announced today at the SMM 2018 trade show in Hamburg, Germany, Thordon, the global leader in seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearings, is guaranteeing that its tough polymer bearings will not need to be replaced throughout a vessel’s operational life.
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