Harken Towing, a western Canada-based workboat company with operations along the Fraser River, is converting its vessels’ tailshaft bearings to RiverTough following the success of the Thordon bearing system aboard… Read More
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Transport Systems & Products Inc., which serves the specialized transportation, commercial and recreational marine industries, has introduced the Power Hoss self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT). Manufactured in Germany by Scheuerle, this… Read More
Company Wrench announced May 12 that it has partnered with Screen Machine Industries in Florida. Company Wrench is now an exclusive dealer of Screen Machine’s complete line of products in Florida. Read More
Mactech Inc, a field machining company founded in 1974, has joined Thordon Bearings’ global network of sales and service agents to support the Canadian manufacturer in the Wisconsin, Michigan, Chicago,… Read More
It’s no secret that staying healthy can sometimes be a real challenge for mariners. Difficult hours, stress, long hitches and ample food can all put a mariner’s body to the… Read More
Finland-based global power-grid company ABB recently introduced an Onboard Microgrid for smaller marine vessels based on the principles of its award-winning power distribution system Onboard DC Grid. The company says… Read More
Maritime classification society DNV GL has published the results of an investigation into a surge in propeller shaft bearing failures over the past five to six years. DNV GL concluded… Read More