NAICS 5 Digit Industry 33661

Industry 33661

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 33661 – Ship and Boat Building

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 33661: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating shipyards or boat yards (i.e., ship or boat manufacturing facilities). Shipyards are fixed facilities with drydocks and fabrication equipment capable of building a ship, defined as watercraft typically suitable or intended for other than personal or recreational use. Boats are defined as watercraft typically suitable or intended for personal use. Activities of shipyards include the construction of ships, their repair, conversion and alteration, production of prefabricated ship and barge sections, and specialized services, such as ship scaling.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 33661

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Barge building
  • Boat yards (i.e., boat manufacturing facilities)
  • Cargo ship building
  • Drilling and production platforms, floating, oil and gas, building
  • Inflatable plastic boats, heavy-duty, manufacturing
  • Inflatable rubber boats, heavy-duty, manufacturing
  • Passenger ship building
  • Rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) manufacturing
  • Rowboats manufacturing

Cross-References for NAICS Code 33661

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 33661. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Manufacturing inflatable rubber swimming pool rafts and similar flotation devices–are classified in Industry 32629, Other Rubber Product Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing inflatable plastic swimming pool rafts and similar flotation devices–are classified in Industry 32619, Other Plastics Product Manufacturing;
  • Fabricating structural assemblies or components for ships, or subcontractors engaged in ship painting, joinery, carpentry work, and electrical wiring installation–are classified based on the production process used; and
  • Ship repairs performed in floating drydocks–are classified in Industry 48839, Other Support Activities for Water Transportation.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 33661

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 33661. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Air boat building
  • Barge building
  • Boat yards (i.e., boat manufacturing facilities)
  • Boats (i.e., suitable or intended for personal use) manufacturing
  • Boats, inflatable plastics (except toy-type), manufacturing
  • Cabin cruiser
  • Cargo ship building
  • Container ship building
  • Dories building
  • Dredge building
  • Drilling and production platforms, floating, oil and gas, building
  • Drydock, floating, building
  • Ferryboat building
  • Fireboat building
  • Fishing boat, commercial, building
  • Hovercraft building
  • Hydrofoil vessel building and repairing in shipyard
  • Inflatable plastic boats, heavy-duty, manufacturing
  • Inflatable rubber boats, heavy-duty, manufacturing
  • Motorboat, inboard or outboard, building
  • Naval ship building
  • Oil and gas offshore floating platforms manufacturing
  • Passenger ship building
  • Patrol boat building
  • Pleasure boats manufacturing
  • Rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) manufacturing
  • Rowboats manufacturing
  • Sailboat building, not done in shipyards
  • Sailing ships, commercial, manufacturing
  • Ship dismantling at shipyards
  • Ship repair done in a shipyard
  • Ship scaling services done at a shipyard
  • Ships (i.e., not suitable or intended for personal use) manufacturing
  • Shipyard (i.e., facility capable of building ships)
  • Submarine building
  • Towboat building and repairing
  • Tugboat building
  • Underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) manufacturing
  • Yacht building, not done in shipyards
  • Yachts built in shipyards

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

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