One of the masterminds behind Boston’s NEW Waterfront

If you come to Boston by plane or ship, you’ve come through a Massport facility. If you ship internationally from Boston, your cargo passes through a Massport facility. If you stop and think about the development of Boston’s NEW Waterfront, you’ll realize what a critical role Massport has played.

More than a decade ago, Massport’s master planning began promoting the development of this entire area. As the owner and operator of Logan International Airport, Cruiseport Boston, and other transportation hubs, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) has invested more than $4 billion in improvements that directly or indirectly benefit Boston’s NEW Waterfront. It’s Massport behind such timesaving improvements as exit express parking at Logan and the updating of Cruiseport to facilitate check in and improve passenger comfort.

The new MBTA Silver Line, easily accessible from various points on the waterfront (Courthouse, World Trade Center, and Silver Line Way) runs directly to each of the airline terminals at Logan International Airport. It’s yet another way Massport makes getting around Boston more convenient.

It’s Massport as well that is responsible for such things as high-tech queuing gates and the expansion of the cargo terminal in Boston Marine industrial Park. And Massport overseas the Boston Fish Pier, where a new, state-of-the-art processing facility will not just preserve, but revitalize the fishing industry that is so much a part of our city’s history and the character of its waterfront.

For tourists and shippers, cruise lines and cargo terminals alike, Massport is at work — often behind the scenes — promoting safe, efficient, and cost-effective travel and transportation.