McAllister Towing LNG Services, LLC, (“McAllister”) serves as technical manager for the Polaris New Energy LNG bunkering operation in Florida. McAllister operates the Articulated Tug Barge (“ATB”) POLARIS/CLEAN CANAVERAL for Polaris New Energy. The tug POLARIS is a 4,000-horsepower tug fitted with a JAK-400 coupling system. The tug is married to the barge CLEAN CANAVERAL a 5,500 cbm capacity barge. Polaris New Energy constructed the ATB for coastwise transportation of LNG and to deliver LNG as a clean maritime transportation fuel.
Captain Steven Kress, Vice President of Operations for McAllister believes that this endeavor further demonstrates McAllister’s commitment to safeguard the environment by expanding upon its LNG experience in Cove Point, MD and Jacksonville, FL. “We are honored that Polaris New Energy has recognized McAllister’s reputation for quality and safety, through our robust QSM system. We look forward to operating this brand-new ATB, safely and efficiently servicing Polaris’s customers.”