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Name & Description: PORT OF BOSTON, MA- Section Included: Boston Harbor, including all the tidewater lying within a line from Point Allerton to Point Shirley, and extending westward to the mainland, comprising an area of approximately 47 square miles. Controlling Depth: Main Ship Channel to opposite Pier 49, 36.1 feet. Other channels range from 15 to 40 feet. President Roads Anchorage, 38.1 feet. Project Depth: A channel 40 feet deep in general, but 45 feet through rock 900 feet wide, widening at the outer  end to 1,100 feet from the sea to President Roads, through Broad Sound. Other channels range from 12 to 40 feet.
Time: CY2007
Traffic Type: All Traffic Types (Domestic & Foreign)
Measure: Trips (#)
  All Vessel Types Self-Propelled Dry Cargo Self-Propelled Tanker Self-Propelled Towboat Non-Self Propelled Dry Cargo Non-Self Propelled Tanker Liquid barge
  All Traffic Directions Receipts Shipments All Traffic Directions Receipts Shipments All Traffic Directions Receipts Shipments All Traffic Directions Receipts Shipments All Traffic Directions Receipts Shipments All Traffic Directions Receipts Shipments
All Drafts 208,494 104,316 104,178 205,747 102,876 102,871 779 390 389 515 273 242 335 181 154 1,118 596 522
  0-5 ft. 203,405 101,583 101,822 202,774 101,387 101,387 0 0 0 12 1 11 61 6 55 558 189 369
  6-9 ft. 2,097 1,049 1,048 1,781 891 890 0 0 0 130 66 64 58 33 25 128 59 69
  10-12 ft. 216 114 102 14 6 8 3 0 3 118 66 52 10 4 6 71 38 33
  13-14 ft. 511 295 216 311 157 154 0 0 0 97 51 46 68 55 13 35 32 3
  15-17 ft. 471 281 190 124 61 63 6 3 3 134 75 59 128 77 51 79 65 14
  18-20 ft. 165 112 53 29 15 14 9 2 7 18 11 7 4 0 4 105 84 21
  21-23 ft. 174 107 67 86 41 45 12 0 12 6 3 3 0 0 0 70 63 7
  24-26 ft. 421 112 309 95 49 46 276 18 258 0 0 0 3 3 0 47 42 5
  27-29 ft. 192 111 81 127 66 61 39 20 19 0 0 0 3 3 0 23 22 1
  30-32 ft. 77 48 29 35 20 15 40 26 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  33-35 ft. 411 275 136 126 59 67 285 216 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  36-38 ft. 297 193 104 188 88 100 109 105 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  39-40 ft. 47 30 17 47 30 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  41 ft. 5 3 2 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  42 ft. 5 3 2 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  43 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  44 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  45 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  46 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  47 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  48 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  49 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  50 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  51 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  52 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  53 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  54 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  55 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  56 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  57 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  58 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  59 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  60 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  >60 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0