REID MCALLISTER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : REID MCALLISTER
    • Operator : MCALLISTER TOWING OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Tugboat
    • Vessel Type : Tugboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 4000
  • Location
    • City : GLOUCESTER
    • STATE : NJ
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 117
  • Size
    • Register length : 76.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 34 Feet
    • Overall Length : 82 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 34 Feet
    • Load draft : 13.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 12 Feet
    • Height : 35 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2008
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1209610

MCALLISTER TOWING OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.

  • Area of Operation : DELAWARE RIVER AND CHESAPEAKE BAY AREA
  • Principal Commodity : TOWING

ALEX MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MCALLISTER RESPONDER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

NEILL MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TERESA MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

TIMOTHY MCALLISTER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Trauma from Red Sea Attacks Adds to Seafarer Shortage

Trauma from Red Sea Attacks Adds to Seafarer Shortage

When a missile fired by Yemen's Houthi Islamists landed near his ship in the Red Sea, Costas Rassias vowed to stop sailing through the perilous waters."I froze," said the Greek 34-year-old second class marine engineer, describing the close call. "I weighed what was more important - my life, or a better income?"As attacks on merchant ships by the Iran-backed Houthis persist

New Long Island Ferry Launched at Eastern Shipbuilding

New Long Island Ferry Launched at Eastern Shipbuilding

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) on Friday held a launch and christening ceremony for the ferry Long Island at its Allanton Shipyard in Panama City, Fla.Scheduled to be delivered later this year, the new Subchapter H passenger and auto ferry is being built for Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, a subsidiary of McAllister Towing, for operations between Bridgeport, Conn.

Marine News' 2024 US Shipbuilding Report

Marine News' 2024 US Shipbuilding Report

If nothing else, building vessels in the U.S. is a complicated business.In a session on the domestic shipbuilding marketplace, at Marine Money’s late-November 2023 conference held in New Orleans, Ben Bordelon, president and CEO of Bollinger Shipyards (with more than a dozen facilities, in Mississippi and Louisiana)

Former Employee Kills Three at European Navigation

Former Employee Kills Three at European Navigation

A disgruntled former employee shot dead the head of a Greek shipping company and two others before killing himself at the firm's office in Athens on Monday, a police spokeswoman said.Police, fire engines and ambulances were stationed outside the offices of European Navigation in a southern suburb of the capital.

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

The November edition of Marine News magazine highlighted a selection of the most notable American newbuilds delivered of 2023—from a first-of-its-kind green towboat, to the lead vessel in a series of game-changing ships to train U.S. mariners.Empire StateAs the lead vessel in a series of five new training ships being constructed to serve America's state maritime academies

Skipper Sentenced for Dozing Off at Helm, Causing Collision

Skipper Sentenced for Dozing Off at Helm, Causing Collision

The skipper of a U.K. fishing trawler has been been fined and given an eight-month prison sentence after falling asleep during his watch, causing the vessel to collide with another and injuring two crew membersOn January 15, 2022, Maurice Reid of Fraserburgh, Scotland was in charge of the fishing vessel Margaret Anne’s journey when he started to fall asleep.

Meet ‘Super GPS’: XONA Ups the Space Race Ante

Meet ‘Super GPS’: XONA Ups the Space Race Ante

With a mission to power the current and next-generation of GPS-enabled products and systems, XONA Space Systems keeps the mantra ‘precision, power and protection’ in all that it does as this 2020-start-up designs, builds and launches its fleet of low earth orbit satellites. We spoke with XONA CEO Brian Manning for his insights on how this could impact the maritime

McAllister Takes Delivery of New Tractor Tug from Washburn & Doughty

McAllister Takes Delivery of New Tractor Tug from Washburn & Doughty

New York based McAllister Towing announced it has taken delivery of its new shipdocking tractor tug Grace McAllister from East Boothbay, Maine shipyard Washburn & Doughty.Equipped with 3516E Tier IV Caterpillar engines powering twin Schottel SRP 490 Z-drive units, the 93- by 38-foot vessel produces 6,770 horsepower and achieved over 85 metric tons during bollard pull certification.

Workboat Power: Alternatives Join Diesel to Power Current—and Future—Vessels

Workboat Power: Alternatives Join Diesel to Power Current—and Future—Vessels

Analysts and commentators are quick to point out that fossil fuels will power maritime equipment, and indeed dominate the fueling marketplace, well into the future. However, they will do so alongside new fuels, and new technologies, that will be introduced to the maritime sector in the coming years.

Shipping Firms Impose Surcharges as Red Sea Attacks Hit Global Trade

Shipping Firms Impose Surcharges as Red Sea Attacks Hit Global Trade

Maersk and CMA CGM, two of the world's largest shipping firms, will impose extra charges after deciding to re-route ships following attacks on vessels in the Red Sea, as worries about the disruption to global trade grow.The surcharges, designed to cover longer voyages around Africa compared with routes via the Suez Canal

New Tug Enters Service for McAllister Towing

New Tug Enters Service for McAllister Towing

McAllister Towing announced its new tug Jane McAllister has entered service as one of the most advanced and powerful shipdocking tractor tugs operating in the Port of Virginia.Recently delivered from East Boothbay, Maine shipbuilder Washburn & Doughty, the 6,770 horsepower vessel is equipped with 3516E Tier IV Caterpillar engines powering twin Schottel SRP 490 Z-drive units.

Eric McAllister Departs McAllister Towing

Eric McAllister Departs McAllister Towing

New-York-based McAllister Towing on Wednesday announced that officer, director and shareholder Eric McAllister is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.Eric and brother Buckley McAllister, the company’s president, represent the fifth generation of McAllisters to lead the 160-year-old, family-owned marine towing and transportation company—one of the oldest and largest in the U.S.