McAllister Bros. Acquires Norfolk, Baltimore And Carolina Lines Assets

McAllister Brothers, Inc., the New York-based towing and transportation company, has acquired the marine and other transportation- related assets of Norfolk. Baltimore and Carolina Lines, Inc.

(NBC). The announcement was made by company president Brian A. McAllister. Termed a charter/ sale transaction, the move involves NBC's five tugs and seven barges, as well as water and motor carrier rights.

According to Mr. McAllister, the former NBC operation will be known as McAllister Feeder Line, and will provide uninterrupted continuance of NBC's barge service between Norfolk, Baltimore, and Philadelphia on a charter basis, along with other operations including trucking between the three ports and to inland destinations. The new routes complement McAllister's container barge sailings between New York and New England two or three times a week.

As vice president of McAllister Feeder Line, E. Patrick Mullaly will be responsible for the former NBC operations, and will continue to direct the container barge services.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 46,  Jan 1986

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