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A trio of gigantic cargo cranes from Shanghai; The cranes will play a key role in an $850 million effort to prepare Boston Harbor for larger cargo ships

Apr 14, 2021 - The Boston Globe


The booming South Boston waterfront will get some new additions to its skyline in June. This time, though, those new structures will arrive here fully built, and brought here by ship from Shanghai.


The three cargo cranes, each weighing at least 2,000 tons, are expected to arrive sometime in June, according to Massport officials.

Massport's new cargo cranes will have to stay closer to the ground because of their proximity to the planes that fly ...