Catering perfectly to the needs of the cargo industry is the 11th most popular cruise port in North America called the Port of Boston. The Boston Port or Cruise-port Boston, as it is better known, is indeed the largest seaport in Massachusetts. The Port of Boston had marked record breaking 93 ship calls in 2002.
Operating from the Black Falcon Cruise Terminal- it is the embarkment point for sea voyages to Bermuda, New England, Canada & Europe. At the heart of Boston Port is the Conley Container Terminal, which is responsible for handling Boston's entire dense cargo network. Moran Autoport is dedicated to the processing and shipping of automobiles. Lastly, Boston Fish Pier is engaged in processing and shipment of seafood.
All the above-mentioned facilities are located along Boston Harbour, a major estuary in the northeastern United States lying in the vicinity of Boston.
The Harbour is formed at the meeting point of the Mystic River flowing from the north side, the Chelsea River coming from the northeastern side and the Charles River flowing from the western side.
The Boston Port Act that was passed by the British Parliament as a response to the famous Boston Tea Party, is a major historical event related to the Port of Boston. According to the Act, Boston Port was closed to all the ships, no matter what business the ship is engaged in. The Boston Port Act was passed with an aim to pay restitution to the East India Company and to the King's treasury.
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