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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: Domestic
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 206,449 103,296 103,153 204,538 102,270 102,268 6 3 3 496 266 230 302 166 136 1,107 591 516
  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. 2,079 1,040 1,039 1,763 882 881 0 0 0 130 66 64 58 33 25 128 59 69
  10-12 ft. 194 106 88 0 0 0 3 0 3 114 65 49 7 3 4 70 38 32
  13-14 ft. 172 126 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 91 49 42 48 46 2 33 31 2
  15-17 ft. 330 214 116 0 0 0 3 3 0 131 74 57 118 72 46 78 65 13
  18-20 ft. 127 95 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 11 7 4 0 4 105 84 21
  21-23 ft. 63 59 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 59 4
  24-26 ft. 51 46 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 47 42 5
  27-29 ft. 26 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 23 22 1
  30-32 ft. 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
  33-35 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  36-38 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  39-40 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  41 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  42 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 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