MCALLISTER BROS.

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MCALLISTER BROS.
    • Operator : MCALLISTER TOWING & TRANSPORTATION CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1800
  • Location
    • City : NEW YORK
    • STATE : NY
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 157
  • Size
    • Register length : 93.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 100 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26.6 Feet
    • Load draft : 13.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 11.6 Feet
    • Height : 25.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1958
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 277931

MCALLISTER TOWING & TRANSPORTATION CO., INC.

  • Area of Operation : NEW YORK HARBOR AND TRIBUTARIES
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING, PETROLEUM PRODUCTS AND BULK CARGO

POINT COMFORT

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

BARBARA MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

BRUCE A MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHARLES D MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ELIZABETH MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

JUSTINE MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MEGAN MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MOIRA MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RESOLUTE

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

VICKI M MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

ATLANTIC TRADER

  • Type : Container Barge
  • Construction : Steel

MCALLISTER

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

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.

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

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

Marine News' 2020 ATB Report

There’s a barge full of reasons why many operators turn to ATBs.A  mainstay of the U.S. coastwise dirty and refined products trades, articulated tug barges (ATB) have increasingly filled a void left as the fleet of Jones Act tankers (with crew complement requirements exceeding that of tugs) has aged out.

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

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements at 28 U.S. small shipyards as a part of its Small Shipyard Grant program. The grants enable small shipyards to modernize equipment and processes to fuel future growth.

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.

Cargo Ship Captain and Crew Found Guilty in Cocaine Bust

Cargo Ship Captain and Crew Found Guilty in Cocaine Bust

The Russian captain and crew of a cargo ship captured last year in Cape Verde with the biggest cocaine haul ever seized in the country were found guilty of drug trafficking and sentenced to jail on Friday.The 9.5 tonnes of cocaine were seized in February 2019 after the ship, which was traveling to Morocco from South America

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.

Mammoet SPMTs Cantilevered

Mammoet SPMTs Cantilevered

Dutch company specialized in engineered heavy lifting and transport Mammoet said that its crews have successfully set 108 total shoulder spans on the southbound lanes of the New Orleans Causeway in Louisiana by means of the self-propelled module transporter (SPMT) used as a cantilever set atop a barge.

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.