SKYLINE QUEEN

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SKYLINE QUEEN
    • Operator : MERCURY SIGHTSEEING BOATS, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 610
  • Location
    • City : CHICAGO
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 31
    • Passenger Capacity : 129
  • Size
    • Register length : 62 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 17.6 Feet
    • Overall Length : 66 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 17.8 Feet
    • Load draft : 4.9 Feet
    • Light Draft : 4.7 Feet
    • Height : 15 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1959
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 278033

MERCURY SIGHTSEEING BOATS, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CHICAGO, IL AREA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

CHICAGO'S CLASSIC LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO'S FAIR LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO'S FIRST LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO'S LEADING LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO'S LITTLE LADY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

LADY GREBE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

SKYLINE PRINCESS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

News

A New Plan for Queen Mary

A New Plan for Queen Mary

A new plan is being formulated to preserve and improve one of the world's most historic and well-known vessels.The record-setting superliner Queen Mary has been sitting permanently moored in Long beach, Calif. since its removal from transatlantic service in 1967. A 2015 survey revealed the once glorified liner has been in an escalating state of disrepair

MOL Orders Japan's 1st LNG-Fueled Ferries

MOL Orders Japan's 1st LNG-Fueled Ferries

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and its subsidiary Ferry Sunflower Limited have unveiled plans to construct Japan’s first two LNG-fueled ferries.Mitsubishi Shipbuilding will receive the order for the newbuild ferries that are designated to serve the Japanese market.

Interview: Fredrik Johansson, Tillberg Design of Sweden

Interview: Fredrik Johansson, Tillberg Design of Sweden

Tillberg Design of Sweden has been a central player in the six-year quest to envision, design, build and launch The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection brand. It has had a hand in all design aspects, from vessel exterior and interior, down to the service organization and the crew uniforms, as Fredrik Johansson, MA, Partner, Executive Project Director, explains.

Inland River Cruising: 2019 Will Be Busy

Inland River Cruising: 2019 Will Be Busy

One year ago, we reported on vacation river cruising, presenting an industry mostly on the optimistic side of growth and expansion for 2018. This year’s review is more geographically limited – to the Mississippi River, heartland cruises centered among New Orleans, Memphis, St. Louis and St. Paul – but with links important for a lot of smaller cities in between.

UK Affirms 40 GW Offshore Wind Goal

UK Affirms 40 GW Offshore Wind Goal

The British Queen, in her speech to both houses of  United Kingdom (UK) parliament, revealed that the UK’s target for installed offshore wind energy has been raised to 40 GW by 2030, and that the UK government will support the development of floating wind turbines.The announcement follows a pledge by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his pre-election campaign to boost offshore wind ambitions

Fincantieri Cuts Steel on New Cunard Ship

Fincantieri Cuts Steel on New Cunard Ship

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has cut the first steel  for British–American cruise line Cunard’s newest ship to start construction on the 249th ship of the luxury cruise line, marking an exciting moment in the company’s 179-year history.  The yet unnamed ship will be the second largest ship to fly the Cunard flag

NOAA: $2.7M for Marine Trash Studies

NOAA: $2.7M for Marine Trash Studies

NOAA  announced a total of $2.7 million in grants supporting 14 projects to address the harmful effects of marine debris on wildlife, navigation safety, economic activity, and ecosystem health. With the addition of non-federal matching contributions, the total investment in these marine debris projects is more than $5.2 million.

Chao to Receive AOTOS Award

Chao to Receive AOTOS Award

The United Seamen’s Service  announced that U.S. Secretary of Transportation, The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, will receive the 2019 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Award based on her career-long commitment to the maritime industry. The other, previously announced recipients are James Given, President of the Seafarers International Union of Canada; Anil Mathur, President and CEO of Alaska Tanker Corp.

GC Rieber Sells Ernest Shackleton

GC Rieber Sells Ernest Shackleton

Norwegian shipping company GC Rieber Shipping has completed the process of redelivery and sale of the icebreaking research vessel 'Ernest Shackleton' to the new owner Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS).The redelivery of the vessel from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) marked the end of a nearly 20-year relationship between British Antarctic Survey and GC Rieber

B.C. Ferries Going on Building Spree

B.C. Ferries Going on Building Spree

Canadian ferry owner and operator British Columbia Ferry Services Inc (BC Ferries) will be building up to five new ferries to replace four existing vessels.The provider of all major passenger and vehicle ferry services for coastal and island communities in the Canadian province of British Columbia said in a press release that it invites customers and communities to join conversations about the

HMS Prince of Wales Goes for Maiden Voyage

HMS Prince of Wales Goes for Maiden Voyage

Britain's newest aircraft carrier has sailed out of Rosyth dockyard for the first time. The GBP3bln, 65000 ton HMS Prince of Wales will sit at anchor in the River Forth for around 2-7 days following departure from the dockyard to complete Initial Sea Safety Training.The vessel is the sister ship of HMS Queen Elizabeth.

CMHI Lays Keel for Ocean Victory

CMHI Lays Keel for Ocean Victory

China Merchant Heavy Industries (CMHI) held in Haimen a keel-laying ceremony for the Miami-based SunStone Ship's third Infinity-class ship, Ocean Victory.European aesthetic and design, and Chinese ship-building efficiency combine to produce the intimate expedition ship Ocean Victory that deliver on refinement, along with cutting-edge design and operations, claimed a press release from the company.