NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48321

Industry 48321

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 48321 – Inland Water Transportation

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48321: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing inland water transportation of passengers and/or cargo on lakes, rivers, or intracoastal waterways (except on the Great Lakes System).

Cross-References for NAICS Code 48321

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 48321. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Providing water transportation in deep sea, coastal, or on the Great Lakes System–are classified in Industry Group 4831, Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes 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 48321

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 48321. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Barge transportation, canal (freight)
  • Canal barge transportation (freight)
  • Canal passenger transportation
  • Car lighters (i.e., ferries), inland waters (except on Great Lakes system)
  • Freight transportation, inland waters (except on Great Lakes system)
  • Intracoastal transportation of freight
  • Intracoastal transportation of passengers
  • Lake freight transportation (except on Great Lakes system)
  • Lake passenger transportation (except on Great Lakes system)
  • Lighterage (i.e., freight transportation except vessel supply services)
  • Passenger transportation, inland waters (except on Great Lakes system)
  • River freight transportation
  • River passenger transportation
  • Ship chartering with crew, freight transportation, inland waters (except on Great Lakes system)
  • Ship chartering with crew, passenger transportation, inland waters (except on Great Lakes system)
  • Shipping freight, inland waters (except on Great Lakes system)
  • Towing service, inland waters (except on Great Lakes system)
  • Water shuttle services
  • Water taxi services

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 4832: Inland Water Transportation
        • Industry 48321: Inland Water Transportation (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 483211: Inland Water Freight Transportation
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 483212: Inland Water Passenger Transportation

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