SIC Code 4499 Water Transportation Services, not elsewhere classified


Transportation & Public Utilities


Establishments primarily engaged in furnishing miscellaneous services incidental to water transportation, not elsewhere classified, such as lighterage, boat hiring, except for pleasure; chartering of vessels; canal operation; ship cleaning, except hold cleaning; and steamship leasing.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in ship hold cleaning are classified in Industry 4491; and those primarily engaged in the operation of charter or party fishing boats or rental of small recreational boats are classified in Services, Industry 7999.

Illustrative Examples

Boat cleaning, Boat hiring, except pleasure Boat livery, except pleasure Boat rental, commercial Canal operation, Cargo salvaging, from distressed vessels, Chartering of commercial boats Dismantling ships, Lighterage Marine railways for drydocking, operation of Marine salvaging Marine surveyors, except cargo Marine wrecking: ships for scrap Piloting vessels in and out of harbors Ship cleaning, except hold cleaning Ship registers: survey and classification of ships and marine Steamship leasing

USA List Sample

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 449901Surveyors-marine
  • 449902Salvage-marine
  • 449903Boat Launching
  • 449904Boat Cleaning
  • 449905Boat Transporting
  • 449906Pilots-marine
  • 449907Barges-leased
  • 449908Marine Ways
  • 449909Boats-livery
  • 449910Ship Registers
  • 449911Ship Owners & Operators
  • 449912Ship Wreckers
  • 449914Lighthouses
  • 449999Water Transportation Services Nec

7-digit SIC

  • 4499001Water Transportation Services Nec
  • 4499002Commercial Boats Chartering
  • 4499003Surveyors-marine
  • 4499004Boat & Ship Rental & Leasing (except Pleasure)
  • 4499005Commercial Boat Rental
  • 4499006Boat Cleaning
  • 4499007Water Transportation Cleaning Services
  • 4499008Salvage-marine
  • 4499009Marine Salvaging & Surveying Services
  • 4499010Piloting Vessels In & Out Of Harbors
  • 4499011Salvaging, Distressed Vessels & Cargoes
  • 4499012Boat Launching
  • 4499013Ship Cleaning
  • 4499014Boat Transporting
  • 4499015Pilots-marine
  • 4499016Boat Hiring (except Pleasure)
  • 4499017Barges-leased
  • 4499018Boats-livery
  • 4499019Marine Ways
  • 4499020Steamship Leasing
  • 4499021Ship Owners & Operators
  • 4499022Marine Dismantling & Scrapping Services
  • 4499023Ship Wreckers
  • 4499024Marine Wrecking Ships For Scrap
  • 4499025Lighthouses
  • 4499026Ship Dismantling
  • 4499027Boathouses, Commercial
  • 4499028Canal Operation
  • 4499029Lighterage
  • 4499030Ship Registers

8-digit SIC

  • 44990000Water Transportation Services,
  • 44990100Marine Salvaging And Surveying Services
  • 44990101Marine Salvaging
  • 44990102Marine Surveyors
  • 44990103Salvaging, Distressed Vessels And Cargoes
  • 44990200Water Transportation Cleaning Services
  • 44990201Boat Cleaning
  • 44990202Ship Cleaning
  • 44990300Boat And Ship Rental And Leasing, Except Pleasure
  • 44990301Boat Hiring, Except Pleasure
  • 44990302Boat Livery, Except Pleasure
  • 44990303Boat Rental, Commercial
  • 44990304Chartering Of Commercial Boats
  • 44990305Steamship Leasing
  • 44990400Marine Dismantling And Scrapping Services
  • 44990401Marine Wrecking Ships For Scrap
  • 44990402Ship Dismantling
  • 44999901Boathouses, Commercial
  • 44999902Canal Operation
  • 44999903Lighterage
  • 44999904Piloting Vessels In And Out Of Harbors
  • 44999905Ship Registers