NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48839

Industry 48839

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 48839 – Other Support Activities for Water Transportation

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 48839: See industry description for NAICS 488390 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 488390: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing services to water transportation (except port and harbor operations; marine cargo handling services; and navigational services to shipping).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 48839

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

  • Floating drydocks (i.e., maintenance and routine repairs for ships)
  • Ship scaling services
  • Marine cargo checkers and surveyors

Cross-References for Industry 48839

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 48839. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Ship painting–are classified in Industry NAICS 238320, Painting and Wall Covering Contractors;
  • Providing ship janitorial services–are classified in Industry NAICS 561720, Janitorial Services;
  • Operating port, harbor, or canal facilities–are classified in Industry NAICS 488310, Port and Harbor Operations;
  • Providing dredging services–are classified in Industry NAICS 237990, Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction;
  • 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
  • Providing ship overhauling or repairs in a shipyard–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 336611, Ship Building and Repairing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 48839

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 48839. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Cargo checkers, marine
  • Cargo surveyors, marine
  • Drydocks, floating (i.e., routine repair and maintenance of ships)
  • Marine cargo checkers and surveyors
  • Ship dismantling at floating drydock
  • Ship scaling services not done at a shipyard
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 48839: Other Support Activities for Water Transportation (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 488390: Other Support Activities for Water Transportation

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