SIC Code 4491 Marine Cargo Handling


Transportation & Public Utilities


Establishments primarily engaged in activities directly related to marine cargo handling from the time cargo, for or from a vessel, arrives at shipside, dock, pier, terminal, staging area, or in-transit area until cargo loading or unloading operations are completed. Included in this industry are establishments primarily engaged in the transfer of cargo between ships and barges, trucks, trains, pipelines, and wharfs. Cargo handling operations carried on by transportation companies and separately reported are classified here. This industry includes the operation and maintenance of piers, docks, and associated buildings and facilities.

Cross References

Lessors of such facilities are classified in Real Estate, Industry 6512.

Illustrative Examples

  • Docks
  • including buildings and facilities: operation and maintenance, Loading vessels, Marine cargo handling, Piersincluding buildings and facilities: operation and maintenance, Ship hold cleaning, Stevedoring, Unloading vessels, Waterfront terminal operation

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Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 449101Moorages
  • 449102Docks (facility)
  • 449103Terminals-river & Marine
  • 449104Ports
  • 449105Ship Cleaning
  • 449106Lighterage
  • 449107Ship Mooring Line Service
  • 449108Marine Cargo Handling
  • 449109Terminals Blocks Boards & Strips

7-digit SIC

  • 4491001Marine Cargo Handling
  • 4491002Stevedoring
  • 4491003Docks-facility
  • 4491004Terminals-river & Marine
  • 4491005Docks, Piers & Terminals
  • 4491006Marine Loading & Unloading Services
  • 4491007Waterfront Terminal Operation
  • 4491008Moorages
  • 4491009Loading Vessels
  • 4491010Ports
  • 4491011Unloading Vessels
  • 4491012Piers-buildings & Facilities-operation & Maintenance
  • 4491013Ship Mooring Line Services
  • 4491014Ship Hold Cleaning
  • 4491015Terminals Blocks Boards & Strips

8-digit SIC

  • 44910000Marine Cargo Handling
  • 44910100Marine Loading And Unloading Services
  • 44910101Loading Vessels
  • 44910102Stevedoring
  • 44910103Unloading Vessels
  • 44910200Docks, Piers And Terminals
  • 44910201Docks, Incl. Buildings And Facilities: Operation And Maint.
  • 44910202Marine Terminals
  • 44910203Piers, Incl. Buildings And Facilities: Operation And Maint.
  • 44910204Waterfront Terminal Operation
  • 44919901Ship Hold Cleaning
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Industry Overview

Total Companies:708

Est. Employment:9913