The tugs Capt. Brian A. McAllister and Rosemary McAllister in New York harbor with the Freedom Tower and downtown NYC in the background.

McAllister Towing of New York

Staten Island, NY

McAllister Towing has provided superior maritime service to New York Harbor since 1864, when Captain James McAllister, great-great-grandfather to current president Brian Buckley McAllister, bought his first sail lighter to carry cargo from Manhattan to Brooklyn. Today, McAllister's tugs provide a wide variety of services to the busy ports of New York and New Jersey, serving the most concentrated and affluent consumer market in the world and handling a significant part of the 16 million tons of cargo that passes through the port every year. In addition to ship docking services and general harbor assist work, New York based tugs are regularly employed in offshore towing along the entire East Coast.

McAllister Towing of New York, LLC and its vessels operate in accordance with the quality management standards of ISO 9001:2008, as verified by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). Additionally, the company and its towing vessels are certificated under the International Safety Management (ISM) Code.

McAllister is proud of its long history in New York Harbor and continues to provide its clients and customers with the highest quality service.

Captain Steven Kress is the General Manager for McAllister operations in the Port of New York, he also serves as the Vice President of Operations for the entire company. A 1979 Fort Schuyler graduate, Steve holds a First Class Pilot Unlimited Tonnage license, as well as a Third Mate license. He has over forty years of experience at McAllister Towing.

3165 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10303

Emergency Dispatch
(718) 981-1920, or 1921
Vice President of Operations
Capt. Steven J. Kress
Senior Port Captain
Capt. Patrick F. Kinnier
Port Captain
Marino Hwang
Engineering Manager
Martin Costa
Marine Superintendent
Tommy Cintula
Port Engineer
Eduardo Escobedo
Marine Personnel Manager
Anthony Anatra
Operations Assistant
Austin Zimny

New York Fleet