Industry: 4449—Water Transportation of Freight, Not Elsewhere Classified
Establishments primarily engaged in the transportation of freight on all inland waterways, including the intracoastal waterways on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. Transportation of freight on the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway is classified in Industry 4432. Establishments primarily engaged in providing lighterage and towing or tugboat services are classified in Industry Group 449.

Canal barge operationsLog rafting and towing
Canal freight transportationRiver freight transportation, except on the St. Lawrence Seaway
Intracoastal freight transportationTransportation of freight on bays and sounds of the oceans
Lake freight transportation, except on the Great Lakes
Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
4449Water Transportation of Freight462
444900Water transportation of freight48
44490000Water transportation of freight48
444901Canal and intracoastal freight transportation325
44490100Canal and intracoastal freight transportation76
44490101Canal barge operations54
44490102Canal transportation, freight8
44490103Intracoastal (freight) transportation60
44490104Transportation (freight) on bays and sounds of the ocean127
444999Water transportation of freight, nec, nec89
44499901Lake (freight) transportation, except on the Great Lakes15
44499902Log rafting and towing12
44499903River transportation, except on the St. Lawrence Seaway62