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TOWING tons during her ABS bollard pull certi- ? cation, and McAllister said it antici- pates the same or better performance.
“The Eileen since delivery has performed exceptionally in Port Ev- erglades, Fla., and the proven design and build will suit our other ports very well,” Kress said.
The ? rst new boat is slated for de- livery in November of 2022. The new- builds will be the third and fourth tugs built at W&D for McAllister, bringing the total number of tugs in McAllis- ter’s ? eet built at W&D to seven.
“America currently has a very ro- bust economy and that begins in the ports where goods are imported and exported. McAllister is very proud to be a major contributing factor to that success. COVID restrictions ham- pered ship arrivals and port produc- tion, and hopefully once the backlog www.marinelink.com MN 53|