POINT COMFORT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : POINT COMFORT
    • Operator : MCALLISTER TOWING & TRANSPORTATION CO., INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Offshore Support Vessel
    • Vessel Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
    • Construction : Aluminum
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 800
  • Location
    • City : NORFOLK
    • STATE : VA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 22
    • Full Load Capacity : 28 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 6
  • Size
    • Register length : 47 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 14.4 Feet
    • Overall Length : 47 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 14.4 Feet
    • Load draft : 6.2 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.5 Feet
    • Height : 18 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1988
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 942543

MCALLISTER TOWING & TRANSPORTATION CO., INC.

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

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

MCALLISTER BROS.

  • 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

Slipping Rates Drag Baltic Dry Index to Fresh 2.5-year Low

Slipping Rates Drag Baltic Dry Index to Fresh 2.5-year Low

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index extended losses to a sixth straight session on Tuesday to touch a fresh 2-1/2-year low, dragged down by a dip in capesize and panamax rates.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, fell 19 points, or about 2.6%, to 721, its lowest since early-June 2020.The capesize index lost 50 points, or 6.

Crowley, ESVAGT to Build Service Operation Vessel for U.S. Offshore Wind Ops

Crowley, ESVAGT to Build Service Operation Vessel for U.S. Offshore Wind Ops

U.S. maritime services company Crowley and Danish offshore service company ESVAGT will jointly build and operate a service operations vessel (SOV) under a long-term charter with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. The vessel will serve in the U.S. offshore wind market.Under the new contract

Baltic Index Sees Worst Day on Record as Vessel Demand Wanes

Baltic Index Sees Worst Day on Record as Vessel Demand Wanes

The Baltic Exchange's dry bulk sea freight index on Tuesday posted its worst decline on record, pressured by waning rates across vessel segments due to weak demand from China amid surging COVID-19 cases.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, and supramax shipping vessels carrying dry bulk commodities, lost 265 points, or 17.

Nineteen Fall Overboard During Transfer to US Navy Hospital Ship

Nineteen Fall Overboard During Transfer to US Navy Hospital Ship

Nineteen personnel fell overboard, and two of them were hurt, during a transfer from a small boat to the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) off the coast of Haiti on Monday, the Navy said.All were safely recovered and returned to Comfort with assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Harold Miller (WPC 1138).

Ethylene Carrier Completes Biofuel Trials

Ethylene Carrier Completes Biofuel Trials

Japan's Marubeni Corporation announced it has conducted a trial voyage onboard one of its chartered ethylene carriers using a marine biofuel blend, from Vlissingen, the Netherlands to Morgan's Point, Texas, as the maritime industry continues to explore ways to decarbonize its operations.

Rhine Traffic Further Hindered After Vessel's Engine Failure

Rhine Traffic Further Hindered After Vessel's Engine Failure

Around 20 ships are stuck in traffic along Germany's river Rhine, where low water levels have already impeded shipping this summer, after a vessel's engine failure closed part of the waterway, authorities said on Wednesday.A vessel with a 1,660-ton load was forced to drop anchor due to an engine failure, closing traffic between St Goar and Oberwesel, river police said.

Truth About Beirut Port Blast Cannot Be Hidden, Pope Says

Truth About Beirut Port Blast Cannot Be Hidden, Pope Says

Pope Francis said on Wednesday he hoped the people of Lebanon can be comforted by justice over the Beirut port blast that killed at least 215 people two years ago, saying "the truth can never be hidden".Speaking at his weekly general audience, Francis noted that Thursday would be the second anniversary of the blast, which also wounded thousands of people and damaged large swathes of the capital.

Singapore Maintains Rank as World's Top Maritime Hub

Singapore Maintains Rank as World's Top Maritime Hub

Singapore has held onto its status as the world's top maritime hub for the ninth consecutive year, according to a recent index report.The Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development Index Report, jointly published annually by Chinese state news agency, Xinhua, and global maritime data provider, the Baltic Exchange

Eastern Launches R.B. Weeks Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge

Eastern Launches R.B. Weeks Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) on Friday launched the R.B. Weeks, the second trailing suction hopper dredge the Florida shipbuilder has constructed for Weeks Marine, Inc.The R.B. Weeks is named in honor of Richard B. Weeks, a co-founder of Weeks Marine and married to Magdalen Weeks, the namesake of the sister vessel Magdalen, built by Eastern and delivered in 2017.

Charred Passenger Vessel Spirit of Norfolk Towed to Shipyard for Inspection

Charred Passenger Vessel Spirit of Norfolk Towed to Shipyard for Inspection

The fire-stricken passenger vessel Spirit of Norfolk was towed on Sunday to Colonna's Shipyard where U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board investigators will continue work to determine what ignited the blaze.The fire, which broke out aboard the 169-foot-long yacht style passenger vessel last Tuesday, was confirmed extinguished as of 9:58 a.m. Saturday, the Coast Guard said.

Callan Marine Powers Ahead

Callan Marine Powers Ahead

Galveston-based Callan Marine possesses one of the youngest, most powerful dredge fleets in America. “Our oldest dredge is 11 years old, so we have a nice modern, new fleet, which really helps us in our performance,” said the company’s president, Maxie McGuire. “I’m very proud that we have one of the newest fleets in the industry.”McGuire and Callan Marine have plenty to be proud of. McGuire, a U.

Great Lakes' First Diesel-electric Bulker Starts Maiden Voyage

Great Lakes' First Diesel-electric Bulker Starts Maiden Voyage

The first diesel-electric bulk carrier built to operate on the Great Lakes has set sail on its six-week maiden voyage from Chengxi Shipyard in Jiangyin, China to Halifax, Canada.Canada Steamship Lines' new 26,000 dwt self-unloader Nukumi is scheduled to enter service at the start of the 2022 navigation season.