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

News

USNS Comfort Docks in New York

USNS Comfort Docks in New York

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in New York Monday to support COVID-19 response efforts in the epicenter of America's coronavirus outbreak.The ship will serve as a referral hospital for non-coronavirus patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, and will provide a full spectrum of medical care to include general surgeries

COVID-19: South Africa Bans Cruise Ships

COVID-19: South Africa Bans Cruise Ships

South Africa banned all passenger vessels from its ports on Wednesday due to the coronavirus outbreak, leaving tourists on a cruise ship docked in Cape Town in limbo following tests for possible COVID-19 cases on board.The MV AidAmira's more than 1,700 passengers and crew have been unable to leave the ship since Monday

Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft Suspends Operations

Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft Suspends Operations

German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) announced Wednesday it has suspended operations, following the recommendations of the German government to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.Alex Gregg-Smith, Managing Director of Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, said, "We are taking these measures to provide the best possible protection for the people working at our shipyard.

Vessel Inspections: It's All About Safety

Vessel Inspections: It's All About Safety

With the announcements that New York Waterway, a ferry operator running 32 boats around New York and New Jersey waters, had been largely shut down by the U.S. Coast Guard just prior to Thanksgiving, 2019, the reactions ranged from surprise to outright shock. There was also a great deal of grumbling, as commuters, the major customer group

U.S. Unsure About Details of Tanker Towed to Iran

U.S. Unsure About Details of Tanker Towed to Iran

U.S. officials say they are unsure whether an oil tanker towed into Iranian waters was seized by Iran or rescued after facing mechanical faults as Tehran asserts, creating a mystery at sea at a time of high tension in the Gulf.The MT Riah disappeared from ship tracking maps when its transponder was switched off in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14.

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

Workboat Report: The U.S. Workboat ($33.8B) Market

The U.S. towing and tug business is 5,500 boats, more than 31,000 barges with an estimated total impact on U.S. GDP of $33.8 billion.“At a macro level, the bigger ships are causing downward pressure on the ship assist business because there are fewer ship calls given the increased capacity of these vessels.

TT-Line Cancels Order at FSG

TT-Line Cancels Order at FSG

German shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) shipyard will not build TT-Line Company Pty Ltd's new Spirit of Tasmania vessels.The Australian shipping company TT-Line cancelled the order at FSG for the construction of two ferries, said a statement from the shipyard.The cancellation of the orders 778 and 779 for TT-Line is by mutual agreement after constructive and objective

Fire On Board Oil Tanker Off Singapore

A fire broke out onboard the Panama-flagged tanker 'HOYU' within Singapore waters, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said in a statement on Thursday.Shipping data in Eikon showed that the tanker was fully laden with an unspecified oil cargo and was bound for the Philippines.

FSG Launches New RoRo Freight Ferry

FSG Launches New RoRo Freight Ferry

German shipbuilding company Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) announced the christening and launch of a new 4,076 lane meter roll-on, roll-off (RoRo) freight ferry in Flensburg yard.The ship was named “LIEKUT”, which means “straight ahead” in the local dialect of Lower German, reflecting the continued focus and endeavour of SIEM Europe and FSG.

ESG Delivers Z-Drive Tug to McAllister

ESG Delivers Z-Drive Tug to McAllister

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has announced the delivery of the Escort/Rescue Z-Drive Tug Ava M. McAllister for McAllister Towing, Inc. on May 31, 2019.  This Escort/Rescue Z-Drive Tug design is provided by Jensen Maritime Consultants and is issued a USCG Sub-M Certificate of Inspection (COI). The vessel arrived at Eastern in 2018.The Ava M.

ESG Launches Another Z Drive tug for McAllister

ESG Launches Another Z Drive tug for McAllister

Eastern Shipbuilding Group has announced the launch of the Escort/Rescue ZDrive Tug CAPT. JIM McALLISTER for McAllister Towing on March 19, 2019.This Escort/Rescue Z-Drive Tug design provided by Jensen Maritime Consultants is currently under construction at Eastern’s Allanton facility. The vessel is scheduled to deliver later in 2019.

Schottel Power for McAllister Tug

Schottel Power for McAllister Tug

McAllister Towing selected Schottel to provide propulsion units for a new-built escort and harbor tug. The tug, under construction at Washburn & Doughty, will feature a pair of Schottel type SRP 490 Rudderpropellers  with an input power of 2,525 kW each, delivering an expected bollard pull of about 82 tons.