Big New Seafood Processing Plant Planned For Seaport
by Jon Chesto, Boston Globe
Posted: 2018-01-05 15:33:51 EST

Don’t tell Eden Milroy that the local seafood industry is dying.

Milroy is making a big bet on its future in Boston: a 200,000-square-foot seafood processing complex in the marine industrial park in South Boston. This project is but one of several additions to this part of the industry in Boston, as restrictions on fishing in local waters have prompted processors to focus more on preparing and moving fresh seafood flown in from around the world.

The Massachusetts Port Authority’s chief executive, Thomas Glynn, said it is more important these days for the fish processors to be closer to Logan International Airport than the nearby Fish Pier, where boats unload catches from nearby waters.

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