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

Cruise Industry Seeks to Limit Coronavirus Risks

Cruise Industry Seeks to Limit Coronavirus Risks

The plight of the cruise ship off Japan with more than 200 coronavirus infections and the shunning of another by five ports despite no known cases has led to a sharp change in tack for an industry in shock: avoid Asia.To that end, many cruises in the region are being cancelled while others currently sailing are being re-routed, skipping originally scheduled stops in China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Rand Logistics to Buy American Steamship Company

Rand Logistics to Buy American Steamship Company

New Jersey-based Rand Logistics announced it has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire rival Great Lakes shipping company American Steamship Company (ASC) from Chicago-based GATX Corporation for $260 million.Headquartered in upstate New York, ASC operates the Lakes' largest U.S.

An Ever-vigilant Focus on Passenger Vessel Safety

An Ever-vigilant Focus on Passenger Vessel Safety

When I came into office as the Passenger Vessel Association’s President for 2019 last January, I announced two strategic goals for our industry: to enhance safety and foster the professional growth of our next generation of leaders. I am proud to announce we have undertaken major initiatives and made progress on each.

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Three Missing Mariners

The search for three missing mariners was called off on Monday after two towing vessels collided on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Search crews scoured more than 835 nautical miles for approximately 67 hours but were unable to find the three missing mariners, the Coast Guard said.

Three Missing After Tug Collision

The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for three crew members missing following a collision between two towing vessels on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, La., Sunday.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders in New Orleans were alerted at 5:37 a.m.

Containership Loses Steering After Engine Room Fire

Containership Loses Steering After Engine Room Fire

A containership lost steering off the coast of Mozambique on Monday after its crew put out an engine room fire on board the 680-foot vessel.Towage operator KOTUG International said two of its vessels responded after picking up a mayday call from the Marshall-Islands-flagged Em Oinousses, approximately 50 miles off the coast of Nacala, Mozambique, while en route from Maputo, Mozambique to Mombasa

USS John S. McCain Repairs Completed

USS John S. McCain Repairs Completed

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) completed her necessary repairs and extensive, accelerated upgrades over the last two years, following a fatal 2017 collision.The ship and her crew, now underway to conduct comprehensive at sea testing, will perform a series of demonstrations to evaluate onboard systems to ensure they meet or exceed Navy performance

Illinois Waterway Closures: Look for the Workaround

Illinois Waterway Closures: Look for the Workaround

A set of complicated lock-and-dam projects on the Illinois Waterway, from Chicago to the Mississippi, has yellow lights flashing throughout the Midwest freight industry. In effect, the entire Waterway will be shut down next summer as the Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island Division, starts some hefty replacement and maintenance projects, from LaGrange to Brandon Road locks and dams.

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

MarAd Grants Fuel U.S. Shipyard Growth

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements at 28 U.S. small shipyards as a part of its Small Shipyard Grant program. The grants enable small shipyards to modernize equipment and processes to fuel future growth.

CC Industries Acquires Southern Towing

CC Industries Acquires Southern Towing

Chicago-based CC Industries acquired Southern Towing Company (STC) from Trive Capital and McCombs Partners. Founded in 1958, STC is one of the largest operators of towboats and barges along the inland waterways of the United States.This acquisition expands CCI’s portfolio of industry-leading businesses, and marks another CCI investment in the transportation equipment and logistics sector.

Pioneering Spirit Shifts to the North Sea

Pioneering Spirit Shifts to the North Sea

The world's largest heavy lift and pipelay vessel, Pioneering Spirit, will take a temporary pause from Nord Stream 2 pipelaying activities in the Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone to perform planned platform lift work in the North Sea.The Allseas-owned vessel, which in 2018 installed the 22,000 t drilling platform topsides for Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup development on the Norwegian continental shelf

Inside the World's Top Ferry Lines

Inside the World's Top Ferry Lines

The ferry business, unlike more industrial parts of the shipping business, touches wide swaths of the world’s population across continents. The membership of Interferry, the leading trade group for the industry, with non-Governmental organization (NGO) status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) includes 200+ members from all parts of the ferry spectrum.