STAR OF CHICAGO

  • General
    • Vessel Name : STAR OF CHICAGO
    • Operator : SHORELINE MARINE COMPANY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Other)
    • Vessel Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 500
  • Location
    • City : CHICAGO
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 58
    • Passenger Capacity : 149
  • Size
    • Register length : 64.8 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 22 Feet
    • Overall Length : 64.8 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 22 Feet
    • Load draft : 7.7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 2 Feet
    • Height : 17 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1999
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1079044

SHORELINE MARINE COMPANY

  • Area of Operation : LAKE MICHIGAN
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ALLONS-Y

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

ANDALE ANDALE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

ASAP

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

BLUE DOG

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

BRIGHT STAR

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CAP STREETER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

CELEBRATION

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

EVENING STAR

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

GIDDY UP

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

GOTTA GO NOW

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

LICKETY-SPLIT

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

MARLYN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SHAKE A LEG

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

SHORELINE II

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

SKEDADDLE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Fiberglass

VOYAGEUR

  • Type : Combination Passenger and Cargo
  • Construction : Steel

CITYVIEW TUG

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

RIVERVIEW TUG

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

CITYVIEW BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RIVERVIEW BARGE

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Collapsed Baltimore Bridge Blasted into Pieces

Collapsed Baltimore Bridge Blasted into Pieces

U.S. crews in Baltimore set off controlled explosions on Monday to allow them to remove a portion of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge from the bow of the massive container ship that toppled the span in March.The detonations were meant to break the bridge's truss into small sections, enabling salvage crews to use cranes and barges to haul away the twisted metal wreckage, the U.S.

Salvors Set to Blast Collapsed Baltimore to Pieces

Salvors Set to Blast Collapsed Baltimore to Pieces

U.S. crews in Baltimore plan to set off controlled explosions on Monday to allow them to remove a portion of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge from the bow of the massive container ship that toppled the span in March.The detonations will break the bridge's truss into small sections, enabling salvage crews to use cranes and barges to haul away the twisted metal wreckage, the U.S.

Star Bulk Completes Eagle Bulk Acquisition

Star Bulk Completes Eagle Bulk Acquisition

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. on Tuesday announced that it has completed its merger with fellow dry bulk shipping company Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.Eagle Bulk shareholders this week voted to approve the $2.1 billion deal, which was first announced in December 2023.Under the terms of the merger agreement, each Eagle shareholder received 2.

Star Bulk to Avoid Red Sea After Attacks on Its Ships

Star Bulk to Avoid Red Sea After Attacks on Its Ships

Greece-headquartered Star Bulk will halt sailings through the Red Sea after Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis attacked two of its ships in recent days, the group's CEO said.The Houthis have targeted commercial vessels with drones and missiles in the Red Sea since mid-November in what they describe as acts of solidarity with Palestinians against Israel in the Gaza war.

Houthis Target Cargo Ship Bound for Iran

Houthis Target Cargo Ship Bound for Iran

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have targeted a cargo ship in the Red Sea which shipping analysts said on Monday had been carrying corn to Iran.It appeared to be the first time the Houthis have targeted an Iran-bound vessel since starting attacks on international shipping in solidarity with Palestinians over the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza, shipping sources said.A U.S.

Houthis Fire Missiles at Two Ships in Red Sea

Houthis Fire Missiles at Two Ships in Red Sea

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis said on Tuesday they had fired missiles at two vessels in the Red Sea, causing damage to the ships.The Houthis have been targeting commercial vessels with drones and missiles in the Red Sea since mid-November, in what they describe as acts of solidarity with Palestinians against Israel in the Gaza war.

Burning Vessel Diverted to Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Burning Vessel Diverted to Dutch Harbor, Alaska

The US Coast Guard is continuing to assess a fire reported on the 410-foot general cargo vessel Genius Star XI off Dutch Harbor, Alaska.The vessel is carrying lithium-ion batteries, and the fire started on Christmas Day in cargo hold No. 1. The crew released carbon dioxide into the hold and sealed it over concerns of an explosion.

Star Bulk and Eagle Bulk Agree to $2.1 Billion Merger

Star Bulk and Eagle Bulk Agree to $2.1 Billion Merger

Dry bulk shipping companies Star Bulk Carriers and Eagle Bulk Shipping have reached a deal to merge in a $2.1 billion all-stock deal.The terms of the definitive agreement have received unanimous approval from the boards of directors of both New York-listed ocean carriers, and the companes expect the deal to close in the first half of 2024 following approvals from regulators and Eagle shareholder.

Webinar: How to Overcome Dynamic Emulsion Layer Measurement Challenges

Webinar: How to Overcome Dynamic Emulsion Layer Measurement Challenges

Asian Oil & Gas (AOG) is hosting a webinar on the groundbreaking patents that are pushing multiphase detection, measurement, and control technology forward.Throughout the oil and gas and petrochemical industries, liquid-to-liquid separation is a fundamental process. Though instrumentation has come a long way, a new high performance

Offshore Wind: Newly Formed Consortium Orders Two CSOVs from VARD

Offshore Wind: Newly Formed Consortium Orders Two CSOVs from VARD

The Windward Offshore consortium said Monday it had ordered two state-of-the-art Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV) from VARD to "establish a sturdy basis for its maritime asset services focusing on bolstering the burgeoning offshore wind industry."Winward Offshore is a consortium currently under establishment and is led by SeaRenergy Group in collaboration with Blue Star Group

Iceland Suspends Whaling Ship over Animal Welfare Violation

Iceland has suspended the operations of one of its two whaling vessels for taking too long to kill a fin whale, the authorities and the boat's owner said on Friday.The government two weeks ago ended a two-month pause in whaling that had been imposed after a report concluded that killing whales took longer than Iceland's animal welfare law allowed.

Maersk Sets Up Green Methanol Company

Maersk Sets Up Green Methanol Company

Maersk has teamed up with its majority owner to form a new company to produce "green methanol", the shipping company said on Thursday, as it held a naming ceremony for the world's first container vessel powered by the low-carbon fuel.Green methanol, produced either from biomass or captured carbon and hydrogen from renewable power