THORDON BEARINGS TO SUPPLY SEAWATER-LUBRICATED COMPAC SYSTEM.
Thordon Bearings has received an order through its Italian distributor Pedrotec to supply a seawater-lubricated COMPAC propeller shaft bearing package to Seven Seas Explorer the 56000gt cruiseship under construction at Fincantieri's Sestri Ponente shipyard.
The Seven Seas Explorer Regent Seven Seas' first newbuild contracted to Fincantieri has been designed to set new standards in both passenger comfort and environmental protection.
Craig Carter Director of Marketing Thordon Bearings said: "The award of this prestigious contract marks a number of firsts for Regent Seven Seas. Not only will Seven Seas Explorer be the most luxurious cruiseship ever built it will be the owner's first Fincantieri-built cruiseship and exceed already stringent marine environmental regulations. We are delighted that Regent Seven Seas has selected our COMPAC system the first water-lubricated propeller shaft system for the cruise line."