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Offshore LNG terminals in Massachusetts Bay

Today, The¬†Boston Globe ran a great article about Boston’s two offshore LNG terminals, which are now sitting idle due to depressed natural gas prices. This is unfortunate, as the installation of these terminals caused some controversy amongst members of the … Continue reading

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Navigating under bridges in the Boston Harbor area

“Can I fit my boat under that bridge??!!” This is a frequently asked question among boaters, especially around the Boston Harbor area. Like many urban areas, the Boston Harbor area contains many canals, rivers and waterways through dense urban or … Continue reading

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Safety, Fire and Rescue Boats in Boston

Sea Tow- one of the most important rescue boats on the harbor for recreational boaters: With the weather turning colder and the seas getting rougher, it gets more dangerous to be out on the water. Fortunately, we have some pretty … Continue reading

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Cargo Ship Traffic in the Harbor

Big cargo ships are a frequent sight in Boston Harbor. In fact, the Conley Terminal in Boston is one of the largest on the East Coast, handling 1.5 millions metric tons of cargo annually, according to their website. These boats … Continue reading

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Boating Dangers of Boston Harbor

Boating dangers of Boston Harbor: Updated for the 2013 Season with photos! Boston Harbor can pose many dangers to boaters.¬† Below I have posted a list of the place that are, in my opinion as an experienced Boston Harbor mariner, … Continue reading

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