SPIRIT OF CHICAGO

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SPIRIT OF CHICAGO
    • Operator : 2699163
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1020
  • Location
    • City : CHICAGO
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 62
    • Passenger Capacity : 600
  • Size
    • Register length : 156.7 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 35 Feet
    • Overall Length : 192 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 35 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6.6 Feet
    • Height : 39 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1988
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 926254

ATLANTICA

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

CAPITAL ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CELESTIAL

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CHICAGO ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

FREEDOM ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

INNER HARBOR SPIRIT

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

LADY WINDRIDGE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

MANHATTAN ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

NATIONAL ELITE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SEAPORT ELITE II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF BALTIMORE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF BOSTON

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF MOUNT VERNON

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF NEW JERSEY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF NEW YORK

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF NORFOLK

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SPIRIT OF PHILADELPHIA

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

WINDRIDGE K

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

News

PHOTO: Heerema's Sleipnir Installs First Tyra Topsides

PHOTO: Heerema's Sleipnir Installs First Tyra Topsides

Heerema Marine Contractors' giant semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has lifted and installed the first new topside for TotalEnergies' Tyra redevelopment in the Danish North Sea.Noreco, TotalEnergies' partner in the project, shared the photos of the installation via social media on Tuesday.

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

Invasive Pest-infested Cargo Ship Ordered to Leave U.S. Waters

A cargo ship was ordered to leave the U.S waters after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at the Port of New Orleans discovered invasive insects found in the wood used to secure its previous cargo offloaded earlier in Mexico. The ship, named Pan Jasmine, arrived at the anchorage of Davant, downriver from New Orleans at mile marker 54, on July 17

Union Pacific to Restart Container Shipments from U.S. West Coast Seaports

Union Pacific to Restart Container Shipments from U.S. West Coast Seaports

Union Pacific Corp container shipments from U.S. West Coast seaports to one of the railroad's major hubs in Chicago will restart early next week after a seven-day suspension, Chief Executive Lance Fritz told Reuters on Thursday.The railroad on Sunday night paused cargo shipments from the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach

TT Line Circles Back to Rauma Shipyard for RoPax Pair

TT Line Circles Back to Rauma Shipyard for RoPax Pair

Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) said on Wednesday that it has secured an order from Australian shipping company TT Line Company to build two car and passenger ferries at the Rauma shipyard.The newbuild order comes after TT Line, also known as Spirit of Tasmania

Stranded at Sea, Coronavirus Takes a Toll on Seafarers' Mental Health

Stranded at Sea, Coronavirus Takes a Toll on Seafarers' Mental Health

When Ritesh Mehra, 43, enlisted for a four-month stint as captain on a liquid gas tanker last July, he never expected to be stranded at sea until spring.“Twice it has happened that the ports are not allowing crew change,” Mehra told Reuters via Zoom from the bridge of the 80,000 tonne ship docked outside the Indian port of Haldia.“My family won’t trust me anymore.

TikTok’s Sea Chanteys: How Pandemic Life Has Mirrored Months at Sea

TikTok’s Sea Chanteys: How Pandemic Life Has Mirrored Months at Sea

If you’ve perused social media in recent weeks, you may have come across people singing chanteys, which were work songs employed on merchant sailing ships.Historically, chanteys – which are also spelled as “shanties” or “chanties” – began with a sing-out by a crew member recognized as “the chanteyman,” usually someone prized for his voice and ability to extemporize.

Boluda Towage Acquires Iskes Towage & Salvage

Boluda Towage Acquires Iskes Towage & Salvage

Boluda Towage SL on Thursday signed an agreement to acquire Iskes Towage & Salvage's port towage activities in Eemshaven, the Netherlands; Lubeck, Germany; and Lisbon, Portugal, as well as its offshore activities, together with the management and office staff in the head office in IJmuiden, the Netherlands.

Petrojarl Banff FPSO to Be Recycled in Denmark

Petrojarl Banff FPSO to Be Recycled in Denmark

M.A.R.S. Europe said it has been awarded a contract by Teekay Petrojarl Floating Production UK Ltd. for dismantling and recycling of the Petrojarl Banff floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO). The deal includes engineering, preparation, dismantling and green recycling of the long-serving floater.Teekay's Petrojarl Banff FPSO is expected to arrive at M.A.R.S.

Pioneering Spirit to Remove Two Morecambe Bay Platforms

Pioneering Spirit to Remove Two Morecambe Bay Platforms

Allseas' giant heavy lift vessel Pioneering Spirit will remove the DP3 and DP4 platforms in Morecambe Bay off the U.K. for independent oil and gas operator Spirit Energy.The two normally unmanned installations used to produce gas as part of Spirit Energy’s complex of eight installations in Morecambe Bay.

Ships Swap: Genco Trades Six Older Vessels for Three Ultramaxes

Ships Swap: Genco Trades Six Older Vessels for Three Ultramaxes

Genco Shipping & Trading has entered into an agreement to acquire three modern, eco Ultramax bulk carriers in exchange for six older Handysize vessels, the largest U.S. headquartered dry bulk shipowner announced Monday. The transaction with an unnamed trading partner is structured as an asset swap without monetary consideration or additional capital required.

Novatek Completes Russia's First Ship-to-ship LNG Transfer

Novatek Completes Russia's First Ship-to-ship LNG Transfer

Russian gas producer Novatek said Wednesday it had completed Russia’s first ship-to-ship LNG transshipment in the Kildin Strait of the Barents Sea.The Arc7 ice-class LNG tanker “Nikolay Yevgenov” reloaded an LNG cargo delivered from the Yamal LNG facility at Sabetta to the conventional tanker “Yamal Spirit”.

Incomplete Safety Procedures Led to Barge Explosion -NTSB

Incomplete Safety Procedures Led to Barge Explosion -NTSB

Incomplete safety procedures led to a November 2019 barge explosion near Lemont, Ill., according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).The explosion occurred in the Illinois Marine Towing Heritage Slip on the Chicago Ship and Sanitary Canal when the barge IB1940 was being prepared for cleaning after its cargo of acetone had been unloaded .