NAICS Code 488310 Port and Harbor Operations


Transportation and Warehousing


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating ports, harbors (including docking and pier facilities), or canals.

Cross References

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

Industries Included

  • 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