JAMES MCALLISTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : JAMES MCALLISTER
    • Operator : MCALLISTER TOWING OF CHARLESTON, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3000
  • Location
    • City : CHARLESTON
    • STATE : SC
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 171
  • Size
    • Register length : 98.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26.2 Feet
    • Overall Length : 98.4 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26.2 Feet
    • Load draft : 13.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 13.3 Feet
    • Height : 47 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1957
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 273684

MCALLISTER TOWING OF CHARLESTON, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL AND CHARLESTON HARBOR AREA
  • Principal Commodity : SHIP DOCKING/UNDOCKING, TOWING

BRIAN A MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BUCKLEY MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

DOROTHY MCALLISTER

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

JANE MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JOAN MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATRICK MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

SHARON ELIZABETH

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

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Video: Keel Laid For First New US-flag Laker in Decades

Video: Keel Laid For First New US-flag Laker in Decades

A keel laying ceremony on Tuesday marked the official start of assembly on the first new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in more than 35 years.During the ceremony held by The Interlake Steamship Company and Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, (FBS) the keel was laid within the shipyard’s large graving dock in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

Ocean Shipping Slows Down as Pandemic Pummels Retailers

Ocean Shipping Slows Down as Pandemic Pummels Retailers

The $1 trillion container shipping industry is in a slowdown. Literally.Some shipping lines, whose retail customers are being hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, are reducing sailing speeds and taking longer routes around Africa, avoiding Suez canal passage fees, according to the companies and ship-tracking specialists.

Tullow Says 58 Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 Offshore Ghana

Tullow Says 58 Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 Offshore Ghana

Fifty-eight workers tested positive for COVID-19 at an oil production facility run by Tullow Oil off Ghana's Atlantic coast, the company said in a statement on Friday,Fifty-seven workers tested positive on a support vessel for a floating production and storage (FPSO) unit. Another worker tested positive on the FPSO itself, but production remains unaffected, the company said.

One on One with Buckley McAllister

One on One with Buckley McAllister

Buckley McAllister, President of McAllister Towing & Transportation, weighs in on the coronavirus pandemic and its impacts on the maritime sector.McAllister Towing & Transportation is a long and storied organization based in New York, the original U.S. COVID-19 hot spot that has been transformed from the city that never sleeps into a surreal ghost town. Describe the view from your perspective.

Adm. James Steele Gracey, 17th USCG Commandant, Passes Away

Adm. James Steele Gracey, 17th USCG Commandant, Passes Away

Admiral James Steele Gracey, USCG (retired), 17th Commandant of the Coast Guard, passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020, in Falls Church, Va., at the age of 92.Born in Newton, Mass. in 1927, Adm. Gracey graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 1949. Adm. Gracey was a 1956 graduate of the Harvard Graduate School where he earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration.

McAllister Takes Delivery of New Tug Eileen McAllister

McAllister Takes Delivery of New Tug Eileen McAllister

McAllister Towing announced Tuesday it has taken delivery of a newly built 6,770-horsepower shipdocking tug, Eileen McAllister, slated to enter service in Port Everglades, Fla.The 34th tractor tug in McAllister’s fleet, Eileen McAllister was built by Washburn & Doughty in Maine and set sail for its new home port following delivery on Monday.

Vietnam Protests Beijing's Sinking of South China Sea Boat

Vietnam Protests Beijing's Sinking of South China Sea Boat

Vietnam has lodged an official protest with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat it said had been rammed by a Chinese maritime surveillance vessel near islands in the disputed South China Sea.The Vietnamese fishing vessel, with eight fishermen onboard, was fishing near the Paracel Islands on Thursday when it was rammed and sunk by the Chinese vessel

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

Diamond Princess' COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to Seven

Diamond Princess' COVID-19 Death Toll Rises to Seven

A man who had been aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship and was infected with coronavirus has died, bringing the death toll from the ship to seven, Japanese public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday.The man was not Japanese, NHK said, without giving details of his nationality or age. That would make him the second foreigner from the ship to die, after a British man died last month.

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

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Launched

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was launched Monday at Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding yard in Virginia.Following the launch, the Ford Class aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), was guided with help from six tugboats down the James River about a mile from Newport News Shipbuilding’s Dry Dock 12, where it has been under construction

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Christened

The U.S. Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) was christened Saturday during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division.The second aircraft carrier in the Ford Class, John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) is also the second aircraft carrier built by Newport News Shipbuilding named for JFK.