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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: 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 2,045 1,020 1,025 1,209 606 603 773 387 386 19 7 12 33 15 18 11 5 6
  0-5 ft. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  6-9 ft. 18 9 9 18 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  10-12 ft. 22 8 14 14 6 8 0 0 0 4 1 3 3 1 2 1 0 1
  13-14 ft. 339 169 170 311 157 154 0 0 0 6 2 4 20 9 11 2 1 1
  15-17 ft. 141 67 74 124 61 63 3 0 3 3 1 2 10 5 5 1 0 1
  18-20 ft. 38 17 21 29 15 14 9 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  21-23 ft. 111 48 63 86 41 45 12 0 12 6 3 3 0 0 0 7 4 3
  24-26 ft. 370 66 304 94 48 46 276 18 258 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  27-29 ft. 166 86 80 127 66 61 39 20 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  30-32 ft. 75 46 29 35 20 15 40 26 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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