Maritime Center of Excellence


Maritime Center of Excellence

The Port of Long Beach Maritime Center of Excellence at Long Beach City College is a new initiative to provide training for individuals who seek to join the supply chain and logistics industry.

The training programs focus on in-demand occupations, such as:

  • Logistics Manager
  • Transportation Supervisor
  • Logistics Specialist
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Dispatcher
  • Warehouse and Distribution Supervisor

These short-term and highly intensive training programs will be between 30 and 80 hours each and will prepare individuals with general work and business experience to enter the goods movement sector. Training will take place in the evenings and on weekends to accommodate work schedules and begin in February 2019.

The Maritime Center of Excellence Scholarship was established to help students prepare for in-demand occupations in the supply chain and logistics industry. Scholarship amounts vary, depending on the financial need expressed in the Needs Statement.

To apply, please complete the online application. Priority will be given to applicants that demonstrate a financial need and indicate a commitment to pursuing a career in the goods movement sector.