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    Oil-to-Water Conversion Success for Great Lakes Bulkers

    Jun 04, 2018
    The oil-to-water lubricated tailshaft conversion Thordon Bearings carried out last year to the 26,260dwt Great Lakes Fleet-managed bulk carrier SS John G. Munson has successfully completed its first season as a diesel-powered ship.
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    Thordon Unveils New Bearing Information Portal

    May 10, 2018
    Thordon Bearings has unveiled a new web-based platform to provide all the information industry professionals need to know about the commercial, technical and environmental advantages of using grease-free and water-lubricated polymer bearings across a wide variety of applications.
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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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    Coast Guard Solves Shaftline Problems with Thordon Propeller Shaft Bearing System

    Apr 30, 2018
    The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) has again selected Thordon Bearings’ COMPAC water lubricated propeller shaft bearing system for two icebreakers, the Pierre Radisson scheduled later this year and the Des Groseilliers scheduled to be installed in the 2020 dry dock. CCG, a long-standing customer of Thordon Bearings, decided to retrofit the award-winning COMPAC system to the 6098gt Des Groseilliers following more than 17 years’ operational experience with the Thordon solution. The new COMPAC bearings will be supplied and machined by Thordon distributor RMH Industries of Québec, Canada.
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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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    Thordon Joins Growing IWSA Membership Base

    Apr 23, 2018
    Thordon Bearings has joined a growing number of organisations to have signed up as a full associate member of the International Windship Association (IWSA), the organisation established to facilitate and promote the economic and environmental advantages of wind propulsion across the shipping industry.
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