Forsea Ferries opts for Thordon’s bearings

Thordon Bearings is to retrofit its grease-free ThorPlas-Blue bearings to ForSea Ferries’ ‘Tycho Brahe’, during her next scheduled drydocking. This contract follows the success of the bearing installation to the bow doors of ‘Aurora’, the first of two battery-operated ferries converted by Sweden’s Oresund Drydocks [Read more...]

2020-11-14T15:07:31+00:00 November 14th, 2020|Refurbishment|

Bolidt back on track

The lifting of the US ‘No-Sail Order’ puts cruise shipbuilding back on track and activities at resin applications specialist Bolidt have quickly ramped up in response, the company revealed. In what represents a significant step forward for the cruise industry, the US Centres for Disease [Read more...]

2020-11-14T15:04:51+00:00 November 14th, 2020|Refurbishment|

Damen completes local ferry repair project

Damen Shiprepair Harlingen (DSH) recently completed repairs to Rederij Doeksen’s passenger/car ferry ‘Vlieland’. The vessel operates across the Wadden Sea, between Harlingen in the north of the Netherlands and the island of Vlieland. ‘Vlieland’ needed repairs following a recent incident that took place as she [Read more...]

2020-08-29T07:55:46+00:00 August 29th, 2020|Refurbishment|