NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48311

Industry 48311

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 48311 – Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48311: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing deep sea, coastal, Great Lakes, and St. Lawrence Seaway water transportation. Marine transportation establishments using the facilities of the St. Lawrence Seaway Authority Commission are considered to be using the Great Lakes Water Transportation System.

Cross-References for NAICS Code 48311

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 48311. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Providing inland water transportation on lakes, rivers, or intracoastal waterways (except on the Great Lakes System)–are classified in Industry 48321, Inland Water Transportation;
  • Providing scenic and sightseeing water transportation, such as harbor cruises–are classified in Industry 48721, Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water; and
  • Operating floating casinos (i.e., gambling cruises, river boat gambling casinos)–are classified in Industry 71321, Casinos (except Casino Hotels).

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 48311

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 48311. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Barge transportation, coastal or Great Lakes (including St. Lawrence Seaway)
  • Coastal freight transportation to and from domestic ports
  • Coastal passenger transportation to and from domestic ports
  • Coastal shipping of freight to and from domestic ports
  • Cruise lines (i.e., deep sea passenger transportation to and from domestic ports, including Puerto Rico)
  • Cruise lines (i.e., deep sea passenger transportation to or from foreign ports)
  • Deep sea freight transportation to or from domestic ports (including Puerto Rico)
  • Deep sea freight transportation to or from foreign ports
  • Deep sea passenger transportation to and from domestic ports (including Puerto Rico)
  • Deep sea passenger transportation to or from foreign ports
  • Ferry passenger transportation, Great Lakes (including St. Lawrence Seaway)
  • Freight shipping on the Great Lakes system (including St. Lawrence Seaway)
  • Freight transportation, deep sea, to and from domestic ports
  • Freight transportation, deep sea, to or from foreign ports
  • Great Lakes freight transportation (including St. Lawrence Seaway)
  • Great Lakes passenger transportation (including St. Lawrence Seaway)
  • Intercoastal freight transportation to and from domestic ports
  • Intercoastal transportation of passengers to and from domestic ports
  • Lake freight transportation, Great Lakes (including St. Lawrence Seaway)
  • Lake passenger transportation, Great Lakes (including St. Lawrence Seaway)
  • Passenger transportation, coastal or Great Lakes (including St. Lawrence Seaway)
  • Passenger transportation, deep sea, to and from domestic ports (including Puerto Rico)
  • Passenger transportation, deep sea, to or from foreign ports
  • Ship chartering with crew, coastal or Great Lakes freight transportation (including St. Lawrence Seaway)
  • Ship chartering with crew, coastal or Great Lakes passenger transportation (including St. Lawrence Seaway)
  • Ship chartering with crew, deep sea freight transportation to or from foreign ports
  • Ship chartering with crew, deep sea passenger transportation to or from foreign ports
  • Shipping freight to and from domestic ports (i.e., coastal, deep sea (including Puerto Rico), Great Lakes system (including St. Lawrence Seaway))
  • Shipping freight to or from foreign ports, deep sea
  • Transporting freight to or from foreign ports, deep sea
  • Transporting passengers to or from foreign ports, deep sea

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.

  • Sector 48-49: Transportation and Warehousing
    • Subsector 483: Water Transportation
      • Industry Group 4831: Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
        • Industry 48311: Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 483111: Deep Sea Freight Transportation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 483112: Deep Sea Passenger Transportation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 483113: Coastal and Great Lakes Freight Transportation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 483114: Coastal and Great Lakes Passenger Transportation

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