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By adamg - 6/16/22 - 10:54 am

State Police report a 41-year-old Billerica man was struck and killed by a trailer being hauled in the Conley Terminal in South Boston yesterday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 1/16/22 - 12:22 pm
Ever Fortune in Boston Harbor

Adam Castiglioni watched a wicked big container ship pull into the Conley Terminal in South Boston this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/21 - 11:18 am
Giant cranes in Boston

How do you unload a crane larger than the cranes you have?

A Chinese ship docked at the Conley Terminal in South Boston this morning carrying three big cranes that will let larger cargo ships dock at the terminal in South Boston once they're installed and operating later this year. Andrew Morrison captured the ship from the new Homewood Suites on Summer Street. Read more.

By adamg - 3/28/21 - 11:43 pm

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Massport hopes to formally open an expanded, "Big Ship Ready" Conley Terminal this fall, after $850 million and several years' worth of expansion work that has included dredging a deeper ship channel through Boston Harbor and installing new, bigger cranes to unload containers from the largest ships that can traverse the Panama Canal. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/18 - 10:20 am
Dredging off Castle Island

Dredging off Castle Island last evening. Photo by Sheryl Koenigsberg.

If you haven't seen the dredging going on off Castle Island, don't worry about rushing down in today's heat to see it - a contractor will be dredging a channel through Boston Harbor for the next three years, so you have some time. Read more.

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By adamg - 6/24/18 - 10:01 am
Turkey in South Boston

Jay spotted this turkey by the container terminal in South Boston this morning.

By adamg - 12/15/17 - 12:28 pm
Orange Line car offloaded in South Boston's Conley Terminal

Photo by MBTA.

The MBTA reports the first four new Orange Line cars from Chinese manufacturer CRRC arrived in South Boston this morning, from where they will be transported to the Orange Line maintenance facility in Wellington for a year of testing and shakedown runs before they are put in service. Read more.

By adamg - 12/8/17 - 9:33 am
Ship berthed at Conley Terminal in South Boston

Rick Macomber covers the waterfront:

The Helsinki Bridge cargo ship was towed by tugboats tonight from Boston outer harbor back to Conley Pier in South Boston after being torn away in the wind storm on Tuesday.

By adamg - 7/13/17 - 12:32 am

The Department of Justice says it's settled a lawsuit against Eversource and the MWRA over a Deer Island power cable under Boston Harbor the government had said was not buried deeply enough to allow for planned dredging to let the Conley Terminal in South Boston handle larger ships. Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/17 - 5:45 pm
A380 at Logan Airport

Tamas K-L watched the first scheduled arrival of a British Airways A380 - the largest passenger plane in the world - today (an Emirates A380 landed in January).

Neil, meanwhile, watched a giant LNG tanker serenely steam past the Conley Terminal in South Boston last week: Read more.

By adamg - 5/18/15 - 11:06 pm
Ship at the Conley Terminal in South Boston

Eileen Murphy couldn't help but notice how a container ship at the Conley Terminal towered over everything else - like the trees at Castle Island - today.

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