SIC Industry Description

Industry: 4491—Marine Cargo Handling
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; but lessors of such facilities are classified in Real Estate, Industry 6512.

Docks, including buildings and facilities: operation and maintenanceShip hold cleaning
Loading vesselsStevedoring
Marine cargo handlingUnloading vessels
Piers, including buildings and facilities: operation and maintenanceWaterfront terminal operation
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
4491Marine Cargo Handling1,174
449100Marine cargo handling378
44910000Marine cargo handling378
449101Marine loading and unloading services418
44910100Marine loading and unloading services78
44910101Loading vessels38
44910102Stevedoring292
44910103Unloading vessels10
449102Docks, piers and terminals373
44910200Docks, piers and terminals87
44910201Docks, incl. buildings and facilities: operation and maint.100
44910202Marine terminals121
44910203Piers, incl. buildings and facilities: operation and maint.7
44910204Waterfront terminal operation58
449199Marine cargo handling, nec5
44919901Ship hold cleaning5