Conley Terminal


Providing New England businesses with cost-efficient ocean access


Conley Terminal serves two of the world’s top 10 container lines and handles nearly 1.5 million metric tons of cargo each year. Located in South Boston, the terminal moves at the speed of business.

Boston's top imports through Conley Terminal are alcoholic beverages, frozen seafood, footwear and furniture. Top exports include hides and skins, automobiles, logs and lumber, frozen seafood, paper including waste paper, and scrap metal.

Conley Terminal, Port of BostonA $30 million investment in equipment and dock improvements allows for fast loading and unloading of multiple ships while maintaining efficient container receiving and delivery operations. The 45’ deep-water berth terminal is equipped with six post-Panamax container gantry cranes and twelve rubber tire gantry cranes (RTGs). This enables even the most demanding steamship carriers and shippers to move cargo and avoid the time and cost of trucking to New York.

Benefits of Shipping Through Conley Terminal

  • Direct weekly container services to Asia, North Europe, and the Mediterranean,
  • Fully dedicated terminal on 101 acres with 2000 feet of berthing space at a depth of 45 feet,
  • Speed efficiency and cost savings,
  • Low terminal congestion,
  • Interstate access just one mile from the terminal,
  • Easy access to 14 million consumers,
  • Ten-lane gate facility with computer tracking system,
  • Six Post-Panamax cranes and new yard equipment that combines wheeled and grounded operations, and
  • 100% credit on Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) for Massachusetts companies.

With the completion of Boston’s Big Dig, access to Conley Terminal is easier than ever. A haul road provides easy connections for truckers to the national interstate system.  I-93, I-90, and I-95 are one mile or less  from the terminal.