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

Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Buy Decommissioned Staten Island Ferry

Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Buy Decommissioned Staten Island Ferry

An out-of-service Staten Island Ferry vessel has reportedly been purchased by Saturday Night Live stars Pete Davidson and Colin Jost.The Staten Island natives bought the decommissioned 277-foot ferry John F. Kennedy at auction in partnership with Manhattan real estate broker and comedy club owner Paul Italia, the New York Post reported.

Partners Group to Buy UK-based Offshore Vessel Firm North Star

Partners Group to Buy UK-based Offshore Vessel Firm North Star

Partners Group, a global private markets firm, has agreed, on behalf of its clients, to buy North Star, a UK-based operator of emergency response and rescue vessels, which has recently also dived into the offshore wind sector with several orders made for essential offshore wind maintenance services vessels, from Basalt Infrastructure Partners for an undisclosed price.

Costamare Orders Eight New Containerships, Buys Seven Secondhand Bulkers

Costamare Orders Eight New Containerships, Buys Seven Secondhand Bulkers

Shipowner Costamare Inc. announced it has ordered eight newbuild containerships and acquired seven secondhand bulk carriers.The Monaco-headquartered company said Thursday it signed contracts with an unspecified Asian shipyard for two 13,000 TEU capacity newbuilds and exercised options under a previous agreement for two more of the same capacity plus four additional 15,000 TEU capacity vessels.

'Containergeddon': Supply Crisis Drives Walmart and Rivals to Hire Their Own Ships

'Containergeddon': Supply Crisis Drives Walmart and Rivals to Hire Their Own Ships

The Flying Buttress once glided across the oceans carrying vital commodities like grain to all corners of the world.Now it bears a different treasure: Paw Patrol Movie Towers, Batmobile Transformers and Baby Alive Lulu Achoo dolls.The dry bulk cargo ship has been drafted into the service of retail giant Walmart

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

VARD to Build North Star's Dogger Bank SOV Fleet in Vietnam

VARD to Build North Star's Dogger Bank SOV Fleet in Vietnam

Norwegian shipbuilder VARD has won contracts to build three Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) for the UK-based North Star Renewables. The vessels, to be built in Vietnam, will operate on the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea, the world's largest.The shipbuilding contract announcement comes three weeks after North Star said it had won a deal worth around $375 million to supply SOVs for the

Royal Caribbean's New Cruise Ship Odyssey of the Seas Delivered

Royal Caribbean's New Cruise Ship Odyssey of the Seas Delivered

Royal Caribbean Group on Wednesday took delivery of its newest cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas, built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany.The 169,000 GT, 347.1-meter vessel is the last of five Quantum Ultra class cruise ships started in January 2013 with the launch of Quantum of the Seas.

VIDEO: North Star to Deliver SOV Trio for Dogger Bank Wind Farm in $375M Deal

VIDEO: North Star to Deliver SOV Trio for Dogger Bank Wind Farm in $375M Deal

Aberdeen-based offshore vessel owner North Star Renewables has won contracts worth around £270 million (~$375 million), to deliver three service operation vessels (SOVs) to be used on what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the 3.6GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK North Sea.

Chantiers de l’Atlantique Delivers Cruise Ship MSC Virtuosa

Chantiers de l’Atlantique Delivers Cruise Ship MSC Virtuosa

MSC Cruises on Monday took delivery of its new flagship, MSC Virtuosa, built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint Nazaire, France.The occasion was marked by a small and private ceremony held at the shipyard attended by MSC Cruises' executive chairman Pierfrancesco Vago, his wife Alexa Aponte-Vago and their children

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

Op/Ed: SS United States, the Maritime Thoroughbred

There are many hallmarks of great civilizations, but perhaps none so universal as their desire to push the boundaries of human achievement through innovation. A key source of American pride has always been our ability to dream big. When it comes to ships, there is no more powerful example of this than the SS United States.

Elon Musk's Firm Buys Two Offshore Rigs to Serve as Launchpads for SpaceX Rockets

Elon Musk's Firm Buys Two Offshore Rigs to Serve as Launchpads for SpaceX Rockets

Two offshore drilling rigs, previously used for oil and gas exploration beneath the seabed, could soon help with space exploration.Namely, according to multiple reports this week, a company linked to billionaire Elon Musk bought two deepwater semi-submersible drilling rigs last year, with plans - reportedly - to convert them into floating launch pads for Musk's SpaceX rockets.