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SKF warning over counterfeit bearings
SKF has destroyed counterfeit bearings worth a market value of around €1m in Greece, following the successful completion of legal proceedings commenced in 2009. 23 Feb 2017
GL and SKF develop machinery condition monitoring software
Germanischer Lloyd’s GL Maritime Software subsidiary has developed a dedicated condition-based maintenance software for machinery - GL MachineryManager – to help the industry cut downtime and costs. 26 May 2011
SKF to open marine service centres
SKF says it is further strengthening its commitment to the marine industry with the establishment of a marine-focused network of specialised technology and service centres to providing a range of marine solutions. 16 Dec 2011
Condition monitoring for thrusters
SKF has introduced an integrated condition-based maintenance (CBM) solution, known as SKF Thruster Monitoring, for propulsion and positioning thrusters in the marine and offshore industries. 19 Apr 2012
Faster assembly for shrink fit components
SKF has announced a new range of air-driven hydraulic pumps and oil injectors (THAP series) to mount and dismount a variety of shrink fit mechanical components, including propellers, using SKF’s oil injection method. 23 May 2012
SKF kit to cut maintenance costs
Sweden’s SKF Group, an expert in global marine services and solutions, has launched a marine condition monitoring kit aimed at simplifying and reducing the cost of shipboard maintenance. 19 Nov 2012
B+V components business goes to SKF
SKF of Sweden is to acquire German ship components provider Blohm + Voss Industries (BVI), which manufactures shaft components (seals and bearings), stabilisers, and oily water separators. 09 Jan 2013
New generation of sealing rings
SKF Blohm + Voss Industries has introduced the SC3 ring, a new lip sealing ring for the company’s Simplex-Compact stern tube seals, which features a new shape allowing the ring to function reliably and remain stable under extreme conditions and variable pressure. 04 Dec 2013
SKF to launch cryogenic bearing
Among a number of new products from Sweden's SKF Group is a new cryogenic bearing solution for LNG pumps, which the company says helps to increase flexibility and reliability in the handling of valuable cargo. 18 Mar 2014
Sealing options for meeting VGP grow
A growing range of sealing solutions are available which enable ship operators to meet the US Vessel General Permit conditions; the latest options are described by Wendy Laursen. 07 May 2014
SKF Blohm + Voss launches at SMM
SKF Blohm + Voss are launching two new products for the marine industry – a compact oil dryer and a non-retractable stabiliser, at the SMM exhibition in Hamburg this week. 11 Sep 2014
SKF strikes Floatel service deal
SKF will provide condition-based maintenance to Floatel International’s floating accommodation and offshore personnel platforms under a new global service agreement. 01 Jun 2015