WINDY CITY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : WINDY CITY
    • Operator : ILLINOIS MARINE TOWING, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • City : LEMONT
    • STATE : IL
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 95
  • Size
    • Register length : 61.3 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 26 Feet
    • Overall Length : 61.3 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 26 Feet
    • Load draft : 8 Feet
    • Light Draft : 6 Feet
    • Height : 16 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1979
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 612974

ILLINOIS MARINE TOWING, INC.

  • Area of Operation : CHICAGO, IL TO CAIRO, IL; ALSO, LAKE AND RIVER HARBORS IN VICINITY OF CHICAGO, IL
  • Principal Commodity : PET COKE, SAND

AGGIE C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

ALBERT C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

CHANNAHON

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

EILEEN C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LEMONT TRADER

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

MARY C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

MIDWEST PRIDE

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAM C

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

IMT

  • Type : Open Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RCI

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

RMT

  • Type : Covered Hopper Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Eastern Completes First Ollis Class Vessel for Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Completes First Ollis Class Vessel for Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) announced it has completed the first of three new Staten Island “Ollis Class” ferries for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division. The MV SSG Michael H. Ollis, Hull 219, departed ESG’s Port St. Joe, Fla. facility fully certified and passenger ready.

Egypt Finds Ancient Military Vessel, Greek Graves in Sunken City

Egypt Finds Ancient Military Vessel, Greek Graves in Sunken City

Divers have discovered rare remains of a military vessel in the ancient sunken city of Thônis-Heracleion—once Egypt's largest port on the Mediterranean—and a funerary complex illustrating the presence of Greek merchants, the country said on Monday.The city, which controlled the entrance to Egypt at the mouth of a western branch of the Nile

'David vs Goliath' - Venice Ban May not End Cruise Ship Battle

'David vs Goliath' - Venice Ban May not End Cruise Ship Battle

When the first cruise ship since the start of the pandemic sailed through the Venice lagoon last month, hundreds of people rallied on land and small boats in protest.A few weeks later, the government seemed to listen, announcing that to defend Venice's ecosystem and heritage, cruise liners would be banned from the lagoon from Aug. 1.

World's Largest: Sunseap to Build $2B Floating Solar Farm in Batam, Indonesia

World's Largest: Sunseap to Build $2B Floating Solar Farm in Batam, Indonesia

Singapore's Sunseap Group says it plans to spend $2 billion to build the world's largest floating solar farm and energy storage system in neighboring Indonesian city Batam, which will double its renewable power generation capacity.The floating photovoltaic system is expected to have a capacity of 2.

MSC to Resume Cruise Activities in Valencia with Arrival of 'MSC Grandiosa'

MSC to Resume Cruise Activities in Valencia with Arrival of 'MSC Grandiosa'

The MSC Grandiosa cruise ship is set to dock at the cruise pier of the Port of Valencia marking the MSC's resumption of activity at the port.  The ship will dock at the Cap i Casal, an operation that will take place every Friday with a full day stopover until November 5, when the summer and autumn season comes to an end.

Italy Bans Cruise Liners from Venice

Italy Bans Cruise Liners from Venice

Italy on Tuesday banned cruise liners from Venice lagoon to defend its ecosystem and heritage, moving to end years of hesitation and putting the demands of residents and culture bodies above those of the tourist industry.The government decided to act after the United Nations culture organization UNESCO threatened to put Italy on a blacklist for not banning liners from the World Heritage site

Ferry Runs Aground in New York

Ferry Runs Aground in New York

A ferry ran aground with 118 passengers and seven crew-members aboard in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Saturday evening.Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center received a report that the 150-foot Seastreak ferry Commodore ran aground and was taking on water in Bushwick Inlet near the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, at approximately 4:17 p.m.

Baltic Dry Index Rises to Over One-year High

Baltic Dry Index Rises to Over One-year High

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index tracking rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities scaled an over one-year peak on Monday, propelled by higher rates across vessel segments, with panamax rates touching an over 10-year high.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, rose 38 points, or 1.7%, to 2,319, its highest since September 2019.

At Least 39 Die as Two Migrant Boats Sink off Tunisia. Coast Guard Rescues 165

At Least 39 Die as Two Migrant Boats Sink off Tunisia. Coast Guard Rescues 165

At least 39 migrants died when two boats sank off Tunisia on Tuesday as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa, the Tunisian defense ministry said.The coast guard rescued 165 others, and searches for more survivors are still ongoing off the coast of Sfax, ministry spokesman Mohamed Zekri said. All the dead migrants were from sub-Saharan Africa, he added.

Booming Offshore Wind Market Faces Shortage of Installation Vessels

Booming Offshore Wind Market Faces Shortage of Installation Vessels

Offshore wind is expanding rapidly, and as turbine and project sizes grow, demand for specialized installation vessels will soar, Rystad Energy said Thursday, however, warning that the boom might lead to a shortage of offshore wind installation vessels."The market for vessels capable of installing large offshore wind components is quickly being outpaced by growing demand from the global

Car Carrier Rescues Sailors in Stormy Seas

Car Carrier Rescues Sailors in Stormy Seas

A Gibralter-flagged car carrier rescued three Canadian mariners from their disabled sailing vessel in heavy seas of the North Atlantic Ocean on Saturday.Watchstanders at the U.S. Coast Guard's 5th District Command Center received notification from the Bermuda Rescue Coordination Center that a personal locator beacon was activated

Overboard Containership Crewmember Missing in the Port of Savannah

Overboard Containership Crewmember Missing in the Port of Savannah

Helicopter and boat crews are scouring the Port of Savannah in search of a crewmember who fell overboard from a containership in the Georgia seaport on Tuesday.The U.S. Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector Charleston were notified at approximately 3 a.m., Tuesday by Georgia Ports Authority that a 70-year-old man was missing from the Maersk Tukang.