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PUERTO NUEVO
Pictured as the Neill McAllister (McAllister Towing) Photo by: Birk Thomas

Built in 1964, by Equitable Equipment of Madisonville, Louisiana (hull #1314) as the Puerto Nuevo for Crowley Marine Services of San Francisco, California.

In 1999, the tug was acquired by the McAllister Towing and Transportation Company of New York, New York. Where initially, the tug retained her name.

In 2008, the McAllister Towing and Transportation Company renamed the tug as the Neill McAllister.

In 2017, the tug was acquired by undisclosed interests based in Trinidad.

She was powered by two, twelve cylinder, Caterpillar 12-D-398 diesel engines. With Caterpillar 3192 reduction gears, at a ratio of 5.31:1. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,800 horsepower.

Her capacities were 34,000 gallons of fuel oil, 500 gallons of lube oil, and 4,500 gallons of potable water.


  • Vessel Name: PUERTO NUEVO
  • USCG Doc. No.: 294841
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 6420290
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WDA5304
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 1314
  • Ship Builder: EQUITABLE EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC.
  • Year Built: 1964
  • Length: 89.4
  • Hull Depth: 9.5
  • Hull Breadth: 28.1
  • Gross Tonnage: 191
  • Net Tonnage: 77
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    M/V PUERTO NUEVO, PUERTO NUEVO, NEILL MCALLISTER
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Crowley Marine Services Inc., MCALLISTER FAMILY INVESTMENTS LLC, MCALLISTER FAMILY INVESTMENTS LLC, MCALLISTER FAMILY INVESTMENTS LLC, MCALLISTER FAMILY INVESTMENTS LLC, MCALLISTER FAMILY INVESTMENTS LLC, MCALLISTER FAMILY INVESTMENTS LLC, MCALLISTER FAMILY INVESTMENTS LLC, MCALLISTER FAMILY INVESTMENTS LLC, MCALLISTER FAMILY INVESTMENTS LLC, MCALLISTER FAMILY INVESTMENTS LLC, MCALLISTER FAMILY INVESTMENTS LLC, MCALLISTER FAMILY INVESTMENTS LLC, MCALLISTER FAMILY INVESTMENTS LLC