Alan Ginsberg named new CFO at McAllister Towing

(NEW YORK) — McAllister Towing has appointed Alan Ginsberg as the company's chief financial officer.

Ginsberg is currently the treasurer of the Seamen’s Church Institute and was the founding chief financial officer of Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. He has a long and distinguished professional career in the arena of maritime finance.

Eric McAllister, former chief financial officer, will remain as treasurer.

“We are excited to welcome Alan Ginsberg to McAllister," said Buckley McAllister, company president. "I have known Alan for many years through the Seamen’s Church and greater maritime community. We are privileged to bring his expertise into McAllister Towing to continue the growth and development of our services to our valued clients.”

Founded in 1864, McAllister Towing is one of the oldest and largest maritime transportation companies in the United States. The company owns and operates over 50 tugboats, a dozen barges, and three ferries. The company has over a dozen offices along the East Coast and Caribbean, from Portland, Maine to San Juan, Puerto Rico. The company performs ship and barge assist services, ocean towing, coastwise transportation, bunkering, and salvage. Headquartered in New York, the company is owned and managed by the fourth and fifth generations of the family. For more information, visit

By Professional Mariner Staff