The BOC Blast 216 – 1,065-foot container ship breaks free from Boston terminal

1,065-foot container ship breaks free from Boston terminal

BOSTON – A container ship broke free from a terminal in Boston, the Coast Guard confirmed early Wednesday morning.

The 1,065-foot ship “Helsinki Bridge” was at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal when the 12 lines securing the vessel broke.

Terminal workers who were on the ship were able to get off, and no injuries were reported.

The Coast Guard caught up to the ship and brought it to Broad Sound, where it was anchored.

The ship will eventually be towed back to the terminal.

Please expect significant delays.

Source: WCVB.com