ALEX MCALLISTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : ALEX MCALLISTER
    • Operator : MCALLISTER TOWING OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4000
  • Location
    • City : GLOUCESTER
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 132
  • Size
    • Register length : 88.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34.5 Feet
    • Overall Length : 88.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34.5 Feet
    • Load draft : 16.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 11.2 Feet
    • Height : 56 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1985
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 693559

MCALLISTER TOWING OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.

  • Area of Operation : DELAWARE RIVER AND CHESAPEAKE BAY AREA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

MCALLISTER RESPONDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEILL MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

REID MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TERESA MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIMOTHY MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

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Cyclone Tauktae: Rescue Op Launched for 81 Offshore Oil Workers after Barge Sinks off Mumbai

Cyclone Tauktae: Rescue Op Launched for 81 Offshore Oil Workers after Barge Sinks off Mumbai

The Indian Navy mounted a massive air and sea rescue mission on Tuesday for 81 missing oil workers and crew whose barge sank in heavy seas following a powerful cyclone that tore up the west coast of the country.Around 180 of those on board the barge were rescued from the water as it sank off Mumbai.

Ever Given Grounding Spurs Suez Canal Expansion Plans

Ever Given Grounding Spurs Suez Canal Expansion Plans

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) plans to expand and deepen the southern stretch of the waterway where a containership became jammed and blocked traffic for six days in March, Chairman Osama Rabie said in a televised address on Tuesday.Rabie presented the plan at an event attended by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who indicated that the project should be completed in 24 months at most.

Clean Crude? Oil Companies use Offsets to Claim Green Barrels

Clean Crude? Oil Companies use Offsets to Claim Green Barrels

In January, Occidental Petroleum announced it had accomplished something no oil company had done before: It sold a shipload of crude that it said was 100% carbon-neutral.While the two-million-barrel cargo to India was destined to produce more than a million tons of planet-warming carbon over its lifecycle, from well to tailpipe

Diggers and Dredgers Struggle to Free Ship Blocking the Suez Canal

Diggers and Dredgers Struggle to Free Ship Blocking the Suez Canal

Suez Canal salvage teams intensified excavation and dredging on Sunday around a massive container ship blocking the busy waterway ahead of attempts to refloat it, with two sources saying work had been complicated by rock under the ship’s bow.Diggers were working to remove parts of the canal’s bank and expand dredging close to the ship’s bow to a depth of 18 meters

South African Police Seize Almost a Ton of Cocaine Inside a Ship

South African Police Seize Almost a Ton of Cocaine Inside a Ship

South African police have seized close to a ton of cocaine worth almost 600 million rand ($40 million) from a ship off the Saldanha coast, close to Cape Town, in one of the country’s largest drug busts, authorities said on Tuesday.In an intelligence-driven operation, police and tactical forces boarded the vessel on Monday evening and found 973 blocks of compressed cocaine in three compartments

US Blacklists Tankers, Oil Traders Undermining Venezuela Sanctions

US Blacklists Tankers, Oil Traders Undermining Venezuela Sanctions

The United States on Tuesday sanctioned a network of oil trading firms, individuals and vessels that have helped Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA sell crude mainly to Asia despite Washington's sanctions on the South American nation.The measure targets a network that the U.S. Treasury Department says helped the administration of President Nicolas Maduro

Iran Denies Seized Korean Ship and Crew Are Being Held as Hostages

Iran Denies Seized Korean Ship and Crew Are Being Held as Hostages

Iran denied on Tuesday it was using a South Korean ship and its crew as hostages, a day after it seized the tanker in the Gulf while pressing a demand for Seoul to release $7 billion in funds frozen under U.S. sanctions.The seizure of the MT Hankuk Chemi and its 20-member crew near the strategic Strait of Hormuz has been seen as an attempt by Tehran to assert its demands

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

Marine News' Top Boats of 2020

This year, despite innumerable challenges and setbacks, a great number of new U.S.-flagged vessels made their way into service. In addition to Maid of the Mist's new electric tour boats James V. Glynn and Nikola Tesla featured Wednesday, the newbuilds highlighted below are some of the most noteworthy to come out of U.S. shipyards in 2020.DredgerU.S.

A Group of Villagers, a Migrant Boat and a Deadly End in Senegal

A Group of Villagers, a Migrant Boat and a Deadly End in Senegal

Seven neighbors from a village in western Senegal boarded a fishing boat crammed with migrants just after midnight on Oct. 26. Their destination: Europe, 1000 miles away over open ocean.Two of them are now missing, presumed dead, after the boat carrying dozens of people capsized in a collision with the Senegalese coastguard.One can barely walk from his injuries.

Bouchard Transportation Files for Chapter 11

Bouchard Transportation Files for Chapter 11

Long Island-based barge operator Bouchard Transportation has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after several years fraught with legal and financial difficulties.The family-owned oceangoing tug and petroleum barge firm filed alongside several of its subsidiaries Monday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Iran's Oil Exports Jump in September Defying Sanctions

Iran's Oil Exports Jump in September Defying Sanctions

Iranian oil exports have risen sharply in September in defiance of U.S. sanctions, three assessments based on tanker tracking showed, throwing a lifeline to the Islamic Republic and its collapsing economy.Exports have shrunk from over 2.5 million barrels per day (bpd) since the United States withdrew from a nuclear deal with Iran and reimposed sanctions in 2018.

Full Refloating of Stuck Ship in Suez Canal Not a 'Piece of Cake,' Boskalis CEO Says

Full Refloating of Stuck Ship in Suez Canal Not a 'Piece of Cake,' Boskalis CEO Says

News about the partial refloating of the giant container ship that was stuck in the Suez Canal is good, but completing the operation would not be a "piece of cake", Boskalis CEO Peter Berdowski told Dutch public radio on Monday.Boskalis is the parent company of Smit Salvage, which has assisted in efforts to dislodge the ship.