NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48831

Industry 48831

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 48831 – Port and Harbor Operations

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48831: See industry description for NAICS 488310 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 488310: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating ports, harbors (including docking and pier facilities), or canals.

Cross-References for Industry 48831

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 48831. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Providing stevedoring and other marine cargo handling services–are classified in Industry NAICS 488320, Marine Cargo Handling;
  • Providing navigational services to shipping–are classified in Industry NAICS 488330, Navigational Services to Shipping; and
  • Operating docking and/or storage facilities and commonly known as marinas–are classified in Industry NAICS 713930, Marinas.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 48831

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 48831. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Canal maintenance services (except dredging)
  • Canal operation
  • Docking facility operations
  • Harbor maintenance services (except dredging)
  • Harbor operation
  • Lighthouse operation
  • Maintenance services, waterfront terminal (except dredging)
  • Port facility operation
  • Seaway operation
  • Waterfront terminal operation (e.g., docks, piers, wharves)
  • Wharf operation

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 488: Support Activities for Transportation
      • Industry Group 4883: Support Activities for Water Transportation
        • Industry 48831: Port and Harbor Operations (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 488310: Port and Harbor Operations

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