|The Queen Mary at Long Beach Port - CALIFORNIA - USA|
Long Beach is a city in Los Angeles County in Southern California, on the Pacific coast of the United States. The city is a dominant maritime center of the United States. The Port of Long Beach is the United States' second busiest container port and one of the world's largest shipping ports. In 2008, the Long Beach, California, City Council approved a locally originated movement to designate the city as the "Aquatic Capital of America.