Eastern Shipbuilding delivers Ava M. McAllister

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. recently delivered the escort/rescue Z-drive tug Ava M. McAllister to McAllister Towing, Inc.  The tug is USCG Sub-M certified and is the third in a series of four

Eastern delivers first FMT newbuild with Sub-M certificate

Eastern Shipbuilding, Panama City, Fla., has delivered the first new construction towboat in a long running series to be issued a USCG Subchapter M Certificate of Inspection (COI). The vessel, M/V Brian

Harvey Gulf to convert second PSV to battery hybrid

Last month we reported that Harvey Gulf International Marine had opted to convert the Harvey Energy — the first LNG-fueled PSV in the Americas — to battery hybrid operation (see story). Harvey

Eastern Shipbuilding launches Z-drive tug for McAllister

DECEMBER 12, 2018 — Demonstrating that it is very much back in operation after the devastation wrought on the Florida Panhandle by Hurricane Michael, Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. reports that it launched

Workers return after hurricane to hard-hit Eastern Shipbuilding

OCTOBER 18, 2018 — According to an update posted on Eastern Shipbuilding’s website earlier today, company President Joey D’Isernia reports that many of its employees are now back at work as the

Hit by Hurricane Michael, Eastern Shipbuilding starts recovery efforts

OCTOBER 16, 2018 — Both of Panama City, FL, headquartered Eastern Shipbuilding Group’s shipyards have been damaged by Category 4 Hurricane Michael. Just one indication of the severity of the storm: The

USCG gives Eastern go ahead to start construction of first OPC

SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 — The U.S. Coast Guard today exercised contract options with Eastern Shipbuilding Group to begin construction of the lead offshore patrol cutter (OPC), Argus, and to acquire long lead-time

BWTS specialist Optimar books its largest order yet

SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 — Sandnes, Norway, headquartered  (BWTS) specialist Optimarin has booked one of its biggest orders to date. It is to supply 36 systems to Cork, Ireland, headquartered Ardmore Shipping. The

Bisso Offshore orders two tugs at Eastern Shipbuilding

JULY 16, 2018 — Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. is to build two Robert Allan Ltd. designed RApport 2400 Ship Handing Tugs with escort capability for Bisso Offshore, LLC. Bisso Offshore, LLC, a

McAllister’s powerful new tugs get warm welcome in NYC

JULY 13, 2018—McAllister Towing & Transportation, which has been part of the New York Harbor community since 1864, marked another milestone in the company’s long storied history with the double christening of