EILEEN MCALLISTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : EILEEN MCALLISTER
    • Operator : MCALLISTER TOW & TRANSPORTATION CO.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4300
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 118
  • Size
    • Register length : 112.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 33.8 Feet
    • Overall Length : 123 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34 Feet
    • Load draft : 16 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1977
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 580227

MCALLISTER TOW & TRANSPORTATION CO.

A. J. MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

COLLEEN MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DANIEL MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

EMILY ANNE MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

G. M. MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATIE G MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY L MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MICHAEL J MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NANCY MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SUSAN MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

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.

ESG Delivers Fifth Vessel Since Hurricane Michael

ESG Delivers Fifth Vessel Since Hurricane Michael

On August 16th, 2019 Eastern Shipbuilding Group, a Panama City, Florida shipyard building both government and commercial vessels, successfully delivered the tug Capt. Jim McAllister. This is the fifth vessel to be delivered by the shipyard since Hurricane Michael, a category 5 storm – which devastated the region.

Baltic Index Falls on Sliding Capesize Rates

Baltic Index Falls on Sliding Capesize Rates

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index fell for a second straight session on Wednesday to its biggest one-day decline in nearly six months, as rates for capesize vessels fell after a strong run.The Baltic index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, fell 7%, or 151 points, to 2,014 points, its biggest one-day drop since January 31.

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.

7000 HP, Tier IV McAllister Tug Arrives in Charleston

7000 HP, Tier IV McAllister Tug Arrives in Charleston

McAllister Towing is proud to announce the arrival of the tug CAPT. JIM MCALLISTER, the fourth in a series of four 100’ x 40’, 80 metric ton bollard pull tugboats. The tug is the 33rd tractor tug in McAllister’s fleet.The CAPT. JIM is powered by 3516E Tier IV Caterpillar engines with twin Schottel SRP4000FP units. Packed into her 100’ x 40’ hull is 6,770 horsepower. She achieved 82.

Baltic Index Dips as Panamax Rates Slide

Baltic Index Dips as Panamax Rates Slide

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index fell to a more than two-week low on Monday, weighed down by weaker rates for panamax vessels.The Baltic index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, fell 0.8%, or 15 points, to 1,922 points, its lowest since July 12. Nevertheless, the capesize index rose 13 points, or 0.4%, to 3,660 points.

CBMM Restores tug Huntington’s Pilot House

CBMM Restores tug Huntington’s Pilot House

The pilot house of the tug Huntington recently returned to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum after extensive metal refurbishing and repair.All restoration work was performed by E. H. Harvey Metal Working Co. of Easton, Md., and included sandblasting the exterior, removing lead paint, and preparing the exterior for final painting.