Thordon Bearings and also Drydocks World-Dubai (DDW-D) have actually authorized an arrangement under which both firms will certainly interact to advertise the conversion of ships’ oil lubed prop shafts to Thordon’s COMPAC open salt water lubed birthing system.
The contract will certainly produce an activity strategy where an expert group, included DDW-D and also Thordon Bearings’ employees, will certainly use assistance to deliver supervisors and also proprietors seeking to guarantee their vessels are totally certified with ecological regulations banning the discharge of oil from the oil-to-sea user interface of ships’ prop shafts. Shipowners can deal with considerable punitive damages if their vessels are located to be non-compliant, it is asserted.
Mohammad Rizal, primary running police officer at DDW-D, claimed: “By entering into this partnership, we will not only have an opportunity to expand our service offering, but will also have the chance to provide our customers with a real, long-term solution to the environmental problems they face with oil lubricated stern tube bearings and seals. With concerns increasingly being raised about the impact oil discharges have on the marine environment, converting an oil lubricated system to seawater is the only guaranteed solution for today and tomorrow.”
This brand-new collaboration contract can give a great deal for both events. DDW-D will certainly stand to take advantage of having brand-new clients and also a brand-new earnings stream with oil-to-water conversions, while Thordon Bearings will certainly take advantage of providing the COMPAC salt water lubed bearing devices for upcoming conversion tasks. Under the regards to the contract, Thordon Bearings will certainly likewise give devices, training and also advice to sustain the lawn in performing prop shaft conversion tasks to the highest possible requirements and also in one of the most reliable and also affordable way.