Maine Tugboat Co. to Design Hybrid Tug-Barge

Photo Illustration/New England Boating. Image McAllister Towing and Transportation.

Portland Press Herald: McAllister Towing and Transportation, which owns Portland Tugboat, was selected to design a new vessel that would provide cargo service between Portland and New York within the next 2 years.

The design contract for the vessel, known as an articulated tug-barge, was funded by a $150,000 federal grant. The announcement was made by U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine.

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