Careers at Central Marine Logistics

Are you passionate about maritime operations and seeking an opportunity to join a dynamic and thriving industry?  Then you’ve come to the right place.  Whether you’re a seasoned professional mariner seeking new horizons or an entry-level individual looking to embark on a rewarding career, the Great Lakes offer plenty of opportunities for growth and advancement in the maritime industry.

At Central Marine Logistics, we recognize that our crewmembers are the backbone of our success.  We foster a family-oriented team environment, promote opportunities for career advancement and offer competitive compensation and benefit packages.  Our company values safety and teamwork and, as a result, many of our employees have built lifelong careers with our fleet.

Central Marine Logistics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

So, dive in, explore the diverse opportunities, and take the helm of your maritime career.  Discover the rewarding experiences, the boundless potential and the unmatched beauty of working on the Great Lakes.  Central Marine Logistics is here to help you set sail toward a prosperous future in the Great Lakes maritime industry.

For fully credentialed mariners, applying for a maritime job at Central Marine Logistics is a straightforward process.  Please download our application and email it, along with photos of your credentials to

If you are new to the industry and would like to start the journey towards becoming a Merchant Mariner, we’ve provided some guidance below of the steps you’ll need to take.

  1. Obtain a Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Card
  2. Obtain a Valid Merchant Mariners Credential issued by the US Coast Guard
    • Current USCG physical examination
    • Current USCG Drug Screen in accordance with NIDA standards
  3. Provide Proof of US citizenship
  4. After obtaining your TWIC and MMC, apply for entry-level position using the instructions above for fully credentialed mariners.