Washburn & Doughty delivers low-emission Grace McAllister

(NEW YORK) — Maine-based Washburn & Doughty has delivered the EPA Tier 4 tractor tug Grace McAllister to McAllister Towing.

The 93-by-38-foot newbuild is equipped with two 3516E Tier 4 Caterpillar engines, producing a combined 6,770 horsepower, linked to twin Schottel SRP 490 z-drives. The tug achieved over 85 metric tons during its bollard pull certification and received a Low Emission Vessel class notation from ABS.

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The eco-friendly engines and Markey winches on the bow and stern make Grace McAllister one of the most advanced and powerful shipdocking tractor tugs serving the Port of New York. It joins a fleet of certified low-emission vessels in New York, including the tugs Ava McAllister and Capt. Brian A. McAllister.

2024 marks the 160th year of maritime expertise at McAllister Towing. The company is fifth-generation owned and operated, serving marine transportation needs from Eastport, Maine, to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

– McAllister Towing

By Professional Mariner Staff