4820 Water Passenger Transport

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Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

4820 Water Passenger Transport

This class consists of units mainly engaged in the operation of vessels for the transportation of passengers by water.

Primary activities

  • Boat charter, lease or rental, with crew for passenger transport
  • Ferry operation, including vehicular
  • Passenger ferry service
  • Passenger ship management service (i.e. operation of ships on behalf of owners)
  • Ship charter, lease or rental, with crew, for passenger transport
  • Water passenger transport service
  • Water taxi service


Units mainly engaged in

  • repairing, refitting or converting ships are included Class 2391 Shipbuilding and Repair Services;
  • operating water passenger terminals are included in Class 5212 Port and Water Transport Terminal Operations;
  • operating tugboats or towing vessels are included in Class 5219 Other Water Transport Support Services;
  • leasing, hiring or chartering ships without crew are included in Class 6619 Other Motor Vehicle and Transport Equipment Rental and Hiring; and
  • operating charter fishing boats and whale watching cruises are included in Class 5010 Scenic and Sightseeing Transport.
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