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Harbor’s largest container ship docks in Boston

BOSTON, MA - 11/14/2014: Boston Police boat passes along the MSC JUDITH. The largest container ship to arrive at Boston Harbor, it was at Conley Terminal and weighs 89,954 gross tons and draws 12 meters being unloaded -(David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: BUSINESS TOPIC 15ship(1)

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

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The largest container ship to ever dock in Boston Harbor, the MSC Judith, arrived Friday from New York.

Judith is 1,065 feet long and 140 feet at her widest point. By comparison, the largest ships the Port of Boston handled before her arrival were 984 feet long and 130 feet wide.

The ship weighs 89,954 gross tons.

BOSTON, MA - 11/14/2014:A lone seagull flies past the bow of the MSC JUDITH. The largest container ship to arrive at Boston Harbor, it was at Conley Terminal and weighs 89,954 gross tons and draws 12 meters being unloaded -(David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: BUSINESS TOPIC 15ship(1)

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

BOSTON, MA - 11/14/2014: Unloading of the MSC JUDITH. The largest container ship to arrive at Boston Harbor, it was at Conley Terminal and weighs 89,954 gross tons and draws 12 meters being unloaded. Deer Island plant is in the background. -(David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: BUSINESS TOPIC 15ship(1)

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

Taryn Luna can be reached at taryn.luna@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @TarynLuna.
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