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Is Stern Tube Damage Declining?

Feb 15, 2024

It might be easy to blame EALs, but the ongoing causes of stern tube damage are varied, and possibly declining.Environmentally Acceptable lubricants (EALs) gained market traction with the introduction of US VGP regulations in 2013. Since then, DNV has observed two major trends. The first, starting in 2013 was early life damage, either during sea trials or within the first five years of operation, where aft stern tube bearings typically failed under extreme load conditions…

Profile: Anna Galoni CEO, Thordon Bearings

Aug 05, 2021

While new to the CEO seat, Anna Galoni is long-tenured at Thordon Bearings, having worked in the company for more than 15 years, joining the Burlington, Ontario-company in 2007 after graduating from Queens University with a Masters’ Degree in Epidemiology…

Polymer Pioneer Wins Sperry Award

Sep 05, 2019

Thordon Bearings’ founder and polymer materials pioneer George A. (Sandy) Thomson has been awarded the global transportation sector’s most distinguished accolade, the Elmer A. Sperry Award 2019 for “Advancing the Art of Transportation”.Thomson joins a long list of Sperry Award recipients…

VescoPlastics Celebrates 60

Jun 28, 2018

This year is the 60th anniversary of VescoPlastics and Vesconite, its first engineering plastic. The company's line of thermopolymers is used extensively in the marine, agriculture, heavy off-road equipment, pump, and hydroelectric and renewable energy industries…

Logistics News

Russia's Seaborne Oil Product Exports Fell in March

Russia's Seaborne Oil Product Exports Fell in March

UKHO Appoints Blake Interim Chief Executive

UKHO Appoints Blake Interim Chief Executive

Denmark Bans Discharge of Scrubber Water

Denmark Bans Discharge of Scrubber Water

Updated Version of Guidelines for Cleaning Containers Released

Updated Version of Guidelines for Cleaning Containers Released

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