Chicago Harbor Safety Committee
Marine Safety Unit Chicago
Waterways Analysis and Management System
Marine Safety Unit Chicago is conducting a Waterways Analysis and Management System (WAMS)
review of Chicago and Calumet Harbors. The purpose of this WAMS review is to scrutinize the existing
aids to navigation system and ensure we are providing the most effective and efficient system possible.
Read the full Waterways Bulletin here.
As a partnership between the private sector and government agencies, the Chicago Harbor Safety Committee is here to review, recommend, and to help implement actions for the safe, shared use of Chicago's lakefront and river for commercial and recreational purposes.
Gary Feracota, Pinnacle Yachts
Dan Russell, Entertainment Cruises
David Brezina, Chicago Yachting Association
Bill Russell, St. Clair Marine Services
Commercial Vessel Operators 49- Passengers
Al Skelecke, ALS Enterprises, Inc.
Commercial Vessel Operators 50+ Passengers
Mike McElroy, Wendella Sightseeing Co.
Commercial Vessel Operators Barge & Towing
Don Campbell, Kinda Lake Towing, LP
Bareboat Charter Operators
Ron Silvia, Chicago Electric Boat Company
Tom Blakely, Intl Ship Masters' Assoc. - Lodge 3
Recreational Boating Organizations Power & Sail
Russ Salzman, Columbia Yacht Club
Human Powered Craft Paddling and Rowing
James Morro, Urban Kayaks
Civic/Neighborhood/Environmental Advocacy Org.
Joanne So Young Dill, Friends of the Chicago River
Shoreline Facility Operators
Grant Crowley, Crowley's Yacht Yard Lakeside, LLC