MARGARET MCALLISTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MARGARET MCALLISTER
    • Operator : MCALLISTER TOWING OF WILMINGTON
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4000
  • Location
    • City : NEW YORK
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 72
  • Size
    • Register length : 102.2 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 29 Feet
    • Overall Length : 102.2 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 29 Feet
    • Load draft : 16.3 Feet
    • Light Draft : 16.3 Feet
    • Height : 36 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1966
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1104216

MCALLISTER TOWING OF WILMINGTON

  • Area of Operation : CAPE FEAR RIVER & NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING & SHIP DOCKING

J. P. MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

KATHRYNE E MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

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

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.

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.

Harry DeWolf's Sea Trials Underway

Harry DeWolf's Sea Trials Underway

Halifax Shipyard has commenced initial builder’s sea trials for Canada’s lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Harry DeWolf.The lead AOPS departed Halifax Shipyard at 0945 and, using its diesel-electric engines, moved to the Bedford Basin to start initial builder’s sea trails associated with anchor handling, the integrated bridge and navigation system (IBNS)

Canada’s 2nd Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship Launched

Canada’s 2nd Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship Launched

The Royal Canadian Navy’s second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Margaret Brooke, was launched yesterday, Nov. 10, 2019, at Halifax Shipyard.The launch of the second of six AOPS for the Royal Canadian Navy, marks a significant milestone for Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) and the revitalization of the Royal Canadian Navy’s combatant fleet.

Eco-Friendly Ferry Arrives  in Scotland

Eco-Friendly Ferry Arrives in Scotland

Scottish operator Pentland Ferries’ new vessel Alfred arrived in Orkney after completing a 5,481 nautical mile voyage from shipbuilder Strategic Marine’s Vung Tao, Vietnam, shipyard that began August 29.After final fittings and trials, MV Alfred will connect passengers from Orkney to the Scottish mainland on the service already operated by family business Pentland Ferries.

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.

Halifax Assembles HMCS Margaret Brooke

Halifax Assembles HMCS Margaret Brooke

The Royal Canadian Navy's second Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Margaret Brooke, is now structurally assembled at Irving Shipbuilding's Halifax Shipyard.On Friday, May 3, the bow section of the second AOPS was transported on heavy lift transporters from inside the Halifax Shipyard's indoor shipbuilding facility outside to land level.

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.