Guam Registered Apprenticeship Forum – Let’s Get To Work - HIREGUAM
November 12 & 13, 2019
The Guam Department of Labor hosted a two day Apprenticeship forum, Nov. 12&13, 2019 at the Dusit Thani Guam Resort. The event allowed for local, regional and national industry experts explain the successes of apprenticeship and how we all can support businesses and other organizations to work together in developing a skilled workforce on Guam. CMC President, Joe Cruz, was one of the guest panelist highlighting the success of the Apprenticeship Program, and how it can benefit the community (in addition to Companies adopting the standards) as a whole.
Also, 2019 Electrician Apprentice Graduate and employee of CMC, Melbourne Talledo, was one of many graduates recognized during the ceremony by our island leadership community, as well as representatives of U.S. Department of Labor. Congratulations again Melbourne!!
National Guard Career Symposium
October 26, 2019
Cabras Marine Corporation participated in the first Annual Guam National Guard Open House Symposium hosted by Citizen Soldiers For Life located at the Guam National Guard Readiness Center. The event drew the interest hundreds of potential candidates from veterans, current service members, as well as the public.
Welcome to Cabras Marine
Cabras Marine Corporation (CMC) is the leading provider of pilot, tug, barge, spill response, firefighting, and ferry services in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana’s Islands. CMC, which operates as a woman-owned business, has been professionally servicing commercial and military enterprises in the region since 1970 and continuously strives to provide elite performance for both current and prospective clients. CMC also performs quality ship repair services on Guam at its PACDIM facility as an ABR certified shipyard. CMC recently completed performance under a multi-year contract to perform maintenance and repair of U.S. Navy assets through Military Sealift Command (MSC).CMC continues to provide these services under an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity ( IDIQ) contract with the US Military Sealift Command starting October 1, 2017.
Cabras Marine own's Pacific Dry-dock and Integrated Maintenance (PACDIM) providing ship repair services for commercial and government vessels, respectively. Services provided include but are not limited to ship fitting, pipefitting, water blasting, deck repair, painting, mechanical services, scaffolding services, electrical motor rewinding and dry docking services for vessels under 1,000 tons. CMC provides ship repair service to three different markets. In addition to supporting ship repair needs for its own fleet of assets, CMC provides ship repair services to Commercial Customers like Crowley, DZSP .Patriot Contract Services, OSI and to US Military Sealift Command Vessels operating in the Guam area.
Cabras Marine Corporation is a woman-owned, HUBZone certified, small business enterprise, established in 1970 as a provider of pilot and tug services. Cabras has since kept pace with the rapid development of Guam and the CNMI and maintained its status as the region’s premier provider of tug and pilot services through the Company’s ongoing expansion and modernization. Cabras’s fleet currently numbers 25 vessels, including ten tug boats, seven crew boats, six barges, one container ship, and one skimmer boat, and our personnel remain extensively qualified in support of the Company’s objectives .
In 2012, Cabras Marine Corporation consolidated its management and industrial support operations into Pacific Dry-Dock and Integrated Maintenance Facility (PACDIM), a waterfront property at the Jose D. Leon Guerrero Commercial Port of Guam.
CMC’s fleet is 100% U.S. Flagged and classed with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Bureau Veritas (BV), and Germanischer Lloyd (GL).